Middot: A Stairway of Virtues
Torah Aura Productions, 2005 - 124 Seiten
A middah is a Jewish value. This book by Ron Isaac is an 'old-school' text book. No fancy graphics, no busy work exercises, etc. It has just chapters with introductions, stories, texts, and questions to discuss. Three to five pages are presented per value and twenty-five values are presented all together. This is a perfect classroom resource, teacher resource, or curricular foundation. It has everything you need to teach Jewish values to middle school, high school students, or adults.
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Slow to Anger Erekh Apayim
Not Coveting La Tahmod
Using Good Words Leshon haTov
Not Embarrassing Lo Levayesh
Being Pleasant Sayver Panim Yafot
A Good Name Shem Tov
Taking Care of the Body Shmirat haGuf
Reverence for God Yirat haEl
Attentiveness Shemiat haOzen
Glossary of Sources
Abraham According advice agree anger answered asked Avot de Rabbi become believe better Blessed body brothers called century Commandments common compassion created David death deeds describes desire enter ethical example Exodus explain face father fear feel friendship Genesis give God's greet guests hear heard heart Hebrew Hillel Holy honor human important Isaac Israel Jerusalem Jewish Jews Joseph Judah Judaism keep kind king known leader learning listen living look mean meant midrash moral Moses never oath once one's peace person Pirke Avot poor prayer promises Psalms Questions Rabbah Rabbi Rabbi Natan regard repentance replied sage says Sefer shame someone statement story tale Talmud teach teacher tell things told took Torah Tradition true truly trust truth virtues vows wants wisdom written
Seite 118 - And they came to the place which God had told him of, and Abraham built an altar there and laid the wood in order, and bound Isaac, his son, and laid him on the altar upon the wood. And Abraham stretched forth his hand and took the knife to slay his son.
Seite 118 - Behold, the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?
Seite 118 - And the angel of the Lord called unto him out of heaven, and said, Abraham, Abraham : and he said, Here am I.
Seite 49 - Behold, this dreamer cometh. Come now therefore, and let us slay him, and cast him into one of the pits. and we will say, An evil beast hath devoured him : and we shall see what will become of his dreams.
Seite 62 - Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me.
Seite 118 - God will provide himself the lamb for a burnt offering, my son.
Seite 44 - When he saw them, he ran from the entrance of the tent to meet them and bowed to the ground.
Seite 95 - A man would often slander his rabbi, until one day, feeling remorseful, he begged the rabbi for forgiveness and indicated that he was willing to undergo any penance to make amends. The rabbi told him to take several feather pillows from his home, cut them open and scatter the feathers to the winds. The man did so immediately, and returned to the rabbi to notify him that he had fulfilled his request. The rabbi then told him, "Go and gather all the feathers that the wind has scattered.
Seite 14 - Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and free the Israelites from Egypt?" And He said, "I will be with you, that shall be your sign that it was I who sent you. And when you have freed the people from Egypt, you shall worship God at this mountain.