MaTaRoT Monthly Workshop Recordings

Hebrew College partners with national and local organizations, as well as individuals both within and outside of the College, to offer nine stand-alone seminars on a variety of current topics. These may include topics such as, Equity and Justice in Jewish education; inclusion & equality in Jewish life; Jewish arts; book discussions, etc. Organizations will likely include JArts, Gateways, Facing History and Ourselves, Keshet, and more.  These subsidized seminars are available to all schools in the CJP catchment area.

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Past Workshops

Teaching Primary Sources

Instructor: Lucy Marshall
Dates: Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021

Join the Jewish Women’s Archive Twersky Education Fellow, Lucy  Marshall, to learn about incorporating historical sources into your teaching. Together we will dive into a primary source document that helps bring Jewish women’s history to life. We’ll explore how primary sources can bring the past into focus and provide us and your students with rich images and content to inform our lives as Jews today. Lucy will also give us a  guided tour of the extraordinary wealth of teaching resources available on

Teaching about God & Faith

Instructor: Rabbi Dr. Michael Shire
Dates: Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

Children have the innate ability to be curious about God and Faith. Join Rabbi Dr. Michael Shire as we explore together pedagogies that provide us as educators the keys to unlocking that curiosity.