Classes 16 -21

Class 16 – Passover 

Reading in text

The lesson plan

Read appropriate sections in the Glossary



Class 17  Birth to Bar Mitzvah

Terminology to know

OOF text to read


Class 18  Holocaust and AntiSemitism

OOF text to read

Suggested reading: Philip Steele, The Holocaust: The Origins, Events, and Remarkable Tales of Survival


Class 19  Israel 

OOF text to read

Map of Middle East

Two important articles to read:

The War that Changed Everything

Six Transformative Days

Video on Six Day War

Israel and the UN (Honest Reporting video)

Nikki Haley at AIPAC video

Suggested book: Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn, by Daniel Gordis. 2016. HarperCollins

 Chapter 12, from p. 259-282 for the period of the Six Day War.

Class 20  A Time to Mourn

OOF text to read

Class 21   Tzedakah and Tikun Olam

OOF text to read

Philanthropy Tzedakah booklet