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Tzvi Pittinsky
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Using Word Clouds To Illustrate Literary Devices When Teaching Tanakh
One of my favorite literary devices when learning and teaching Tanakh is the leitwort , leading words , or  מילה המנחה . This term refers to a word, root, or series of words in the Hebrew text which repeats itself multiple times usually to hint at a big ide...

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Technology Lessons for the Religiously Minded Individual
When the telephone was invented, the great Jewish sage the Chofetz Chaim  mused  that  its invention demonstrates to those who are weak in faith that God hears our prayers. If people could hear the voices of others from hundreds of miles away via this new d...

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The Kohelet Prize and the Importance of Systems versus Goals
The Kohelet Prize just released their database  celebrating progressive Jewish education. These hundreds of entries from Jewish day schools across North America are brimming with ideas to take back to my school. It will take me the long weekend and beyond t...

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3 Reasons You Should Use Sefaria For the New School Year
I have always admired Sefaria , the online platform for Jewish text. I wholeheartedly subscribe to their vision of creating freely available, high-quality online Jewish text both in Hebrew and translation. I love their start-up feel with a team of dedicated...

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Recording of my explanations of the Kinnos this morning at Congregation B'Nai Torah in West Orange. http://www.yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/861511/rabbi-tzvi-pittinsky/elucidations-of-the-kinnos/
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