Tag - t’filah education

Jewish Meditation in the Context of Prayer: A Case Study in an Orthodox Jewish High School

By Hillel Broder Although students at Orthodox schools typically spend about 10% of their academic day engage in prayer, educators and social critics have only recently articulated how little curricular attention is brought to regular tefillah on a secondary tefillah. In the introduction to the Spring 2013 Hayidion, editor Barbara David introduced...

6th Grade Tefilah Bootcamp

By Micah Lapidus At the start of every school year we take our 6th graders aside for some special Tefilah learning that helps them get ready to participate in Middle School Tefilah. I returned to my office after the first of these special sessions, called “6th Grade Tefilah Bootcamp” to find the following thought-provoking prompts and...

Tefilla Literacy vs. Tefilla Inspiration: Reevaluating our goals for Tefilla Education

By Daniel Rose When I say the words “tefilla education” what is your visceral instinctive response? Fear and trepidation? Fatigue and resignation? Or excitement and passion for the educational opportunities and potential? I would venture that all these reactions are common among those educators responsible for any program of tefilla education...