Complementary Schools

Ancient Jewish Texts

JETS offers core curriculum and enrichment classes in classical Biblical and Rabbinic texts, tailor made to the needs of your school’s curriculum. Courses are available in the following areas: Chumash, Nach, Mishnah, Gemara, Halacha In addition, JETS offers the...

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Ancient Israel

Three-part course on life in ancient Israel. You can sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 sessions. 1. We Dig History: In Introduction to Archaeology בעיני ילד פרק 1 = Children's Lifestyles in Ancient Israel What it was like to live in ancient times? Through virtual visits to...

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Holocaust Letters

 If you were a Jew in Germany in 1933 when Hitler came to power, how would you have reacted?  What was life like for the Jews who remained in Germany during the period before World War II?  Why did many Jews who were able to leave remain in Germany until it was too...

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Raiders of the Lost Menorah

Students trace the history of Jerusalem through the eyes of the Menorah (candelabrum), among the oldest symbols of Judaism. Its tale encompasses three millennia, beginning in the Temple in ancient Jerusalem and concluding at the Knesset in modern Jerusalem. The...

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Contemporary Jewish Issues

This course provides an opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of trends in current Jewish society, and the world at large, injecting them into a multi-generational discussion that includes Biblical, Rabbinic, medieval, and modern perspectives....

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Tikkun Olam

This unit introduces the concept of Tikkun Olam in three sessions that begins within the context of resolutions for the coming year that are associated with Rosh Hashanah and takes the students through the year.

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Over the past year, the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey has had the opportunity to provide training to our principals, educators and teachers with JETS and Smadar Goldstein. These experiences have been tremendously valuable and have given participants the confidence and skills to integrate technology in the classroom. JETS has been great to work with and we look forward to continue to work together in the future.
Stephanie HausnerHead of the Synagogue Leadership InitiativeJewish Federations of Northern New Jersey

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