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Want more information? Who are you gonna
call? The Bureau! But who? We have an entire
Bureau staff directory with
Education Resource web sites:
Local Agencies and
Skirball Cultural Center & Museum
A great place to visit, really and virtually. On line
information about current displays, permanent exhibits
and coming attractions are all on line as well as everything you
need to know about the programs and activities available. Hours, prices
and other general information are all available.
University of Judaism
A wide variety of information, programs, publications
awaits the visitor to this site. Descriptions of
Elderhostel programs that are held on the UJ campus,
extension classes for fun and knowledge, The Whizin
Center for the Jewish Future,
conference sites, and art gallery are all featured.
Beit Hashoah Museum of Tolerance & Simon
An invaluable resource for anyone teaching or interested
in the Holocaust. There is an on-line tour of the Museum
of Tolerance, descriptive book lists. This is a resource
for learning about all kinds of hate, not just anti-semitism.
There is a wealth of information for all ages.
Agenices and Sites
Jewish Theology Seminary
Although located in New York, there is much on this site
for California teachers. Holiday family activities, book
reviews and courses for on-line learning. Also, the
Melton Research Center has lessons and other material on-line
that can be used in classrooms. There is also much
information on the Conservative Movement.
(Coalition for the Advancement of Jewish Education)
A wealth of information about CAJE, the organization as
well as CAJE the conference. There is a search engine to
help teachers find materials for every level of classroom
(Jewish Education Service of North America)
Located in New York, this resource provides a myriad of
materials and information for everyone. There are on-line
classes, discussions, publications to read on line or to
order and much, much more.
Jewish Agency for Jewish Education in the
The Jewish Internet Consortium, the source for Jewish
sources! You can find information on just about
everything Jewish via the Shamash search engine.
Francisco Bureau of Jewish Education
The Battat Educational Resource Center of the SF Bureau
has an on-line curriculum bank as well as information
about an innovative family education program.
THE site for up to the minute about Israel, from Israel.
(Union of American Hebrew Congregations)
Other Helpful Sites!
This site has hints and information for families with
children of all ages, covering many topics. Great
information on holidays and how to observe them. The
style is very down to earth with personal stories from
rabbis and educators. Good for parents, children and
Jewish historical and futuristic stories and activities
for children. This one is geared to pre-teens. There is
also a link for teachers.
This is a resource for young children who can read as well as for
parents and teachers. There is good information for adults about holiday
observances as well as games and pictures for children to color. This
site features traditionally oriented information, but there is a lot of
good material for all Jewish children.
This site is for Jewish teens. Here there is something
for everyone from just plain fun to serious learning. It
is a place where teens can write, have their questions
answered, hang out, chat and learn in a Jewish context.
It is made up of teen writers, editors and advisors from
around the world.
Here is a site for those who work with Jewish youth. "Back Issues"
features ideas that have worked, appeals for ideas, job openings. This
is a place for teachers to share ideas with others and get new ideas for
This virtual Jewish library is user friendly and contains
a wealth of information. The material written is easily
understood language and the articles are not very long.
For example, I looked for an article on Shavuot and found
a paragraph that clearly explained what the holiday
celebrates and where it occurs in the Jewish calendar.
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