The ICJW Jewish Festivals course presents a women’s perspective on the celebration of Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Purim, Pesach and Shavuot. Some of these units were prepared by Prof. Miriyam Glazer from the University of Judaism/Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies. The authorship of the others is unknown.

1. Rosh Hashanah – Hannah in the Haftarah
2. Yom Kippur – Isaiah
3. Prayers for the High Holydays
4. Purim & Heroines
5. Pesach & Women
6. Shavuot & Ruth 1
7. Shavuot & Ruth 2
8. Chanukah: Reflections on Light and Darkness from an Educational Perspective

Further Materials on the Jewish Festivals:

Dvar Torah for the High Holidays – encompassing Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah, by Prof. Zehavit Gross, Dean of Faculty of Education & The Sal Van Gelder Center for Holocaust Research & Instruction, Bar Ilan University, Israel