Throughout world history, the Jewish people have endured severe ongoing hate, persecution, exile, violence and genocide. Although in recent decades American Jews have not experienced much anti-Semitism, anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. increased more than one-third in 2016 reflected by assaults, vandalism, and
When it comes to learning about Jewish history, there are many wonderful books and websites out there to help you with your own study and to refer to students and congregants. However, as a rabbi or educator, it is hard to find time to extensively prepare for classes or learn about unknown but important figures from our past. Enter Dr. Hillel (Henry) Abramson.
At NLEResources.com we want to provide you with a list of resources to help the rabbi or educator when it comes to teaching and educating the next generation about the tragic events of the Holocaust. We must not forget. NLE Morasha Syllabus Classes on the Holocaust The Holocaust & Jewish Faith I – Where Was... Read more »
This page offers links to websites, online tools, and more that will allow you or your student to learn more about our history. Websites and Tools JewishHistory.org Chockfull of articles, videos, resources and more from Rabbi Berel Wein’s Destiny Foundation. The Unbroken Chain of Jewish Tradition: A Visual Overview of the History of the Jewish... Read more »
Rabbi Norman Lamm, offers a monumental and magisterial history of Hasidism. When it emerged in the 18th century under the leadership of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov (usually referred to as the Besht), Hasidism combined the mystical elements of Kabbalah with scrupulous observance of Torah and halakah. Because Hasidism was a strongly messianic movement, many... Read more »