This text study focuses on an excerpt from Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel’s book “The Sabbath,” in which he quotes the Sages, who said that Shabbat is “a taste […]
Addresses motivations for change, and provides a vision of education as it could be. Includes articles, speeches, and other materials.
This text study focuses on Exodus 24:7, in which the Israelites declare, “Na’aseh v’nishma – we will do and we will hear/understand.” The discussion questions invite participants to […]
This text study focuses on Talmud Bava Metzia 85b, which records a disagreement between two rabbis about how to make sure Torah is taught to future generations. The […]
This text study focuses on the advice Yitro gives his son-in-law Moses about sharing the burden of adjudicating cases for the people (Exodus 18:13-22). The study questions encourage […]
This text study links traditional Jewish sources and writers on organizational change to encourage participants to reflect on the nature of change in the congregation and why it […]
This text study was created for use in the readiness process, but can also be used at any point to discuss the process of change. It provides a […]