A Hanukkah Letter From Moscow

A Hanukkah Letter From Moscow

A Hanukkah Letter From Moscow  Introduction In this lesson young students will be introduced to the idea that Jewish people in the Soviet Union were not free to express themselves as Jews or to emigrate to a different country. The original lesson plan was...

Purim: Hidden Identities

Purim: Hidden Identities  Introduction One of the central ideas in the book of Esther is the concept of concealed identities. The Jews are spread out amongst the Persian Empire, Haman calls for their destruction, and little does he know that the queen herself...

Hanukkah and Soviet Jewry

Hanukkah and Soviet Jewry  Introduction Hanukkah is a time to celebrate miracles. Like the Jews in the days of the Maccabees, the Jews in the Soviet Union were also prohibited from studying Torah and practicing their Judaism.  In this lesson, we look at the...
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