9Adar is February 18 – 24, 2018

Resources

Resources

We are please to share with you a variety of resources about 9Adar. For programming ideas, we recommend downloading our toolkits:

For an introduction to mahloket l’shem shamayim (disagreement for the sake of Heaven) and the history of the 9th of Adar, please click here.
To submit a resource for possible inclusion, please send it to 9Adar@pardes.org.il.

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Quietly Contemplating

Author: Levi Cooper
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Constructive Conflict through Philanthropy

Author: Robert Grossman
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Struggling with Shammai and Hillel in the Tough Spots

Author: Marc Gopin
Organization: Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University

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From Jacob to Israel on Conflicts and Inner Growth

Author: Jonathan Cohen
Organization: Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

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Mindfulness in Constructive Conflict

Author: James Jacobson-Maisels
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Recipes for Constructive Conflict Cookies and Machloket Muffins

Author: David Berman
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Food for Thought and Two Healthy Recipes for 9 Adar

Author: Lily Aronin
Organization: Health Coach

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Cooking Eating and Conversing about Constructive Conflict on 9 Adar

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Managing Conflicts in Organizations

Author: Becca and Russ Linden

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Restoring Machloket l’shem Shamayim in Jewish Life – If Not Now, When

Author: Steve Gutow and Ethan Felson
Organization: Civility Campaign, JCPA

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Building a Spirit of Sacred Disagreement on Israel

Author: Melissa Weintraub
Organization: Civility Campaign, JCPA

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Finding a Uniquely Jewish Path to Peace

Author: Alick Isaacs
Organization: Siach Shalom

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9Adar Intro Video and Source Sheets

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Hillel and Shamai: Disagreements for the Sake of Heaven


Organization: G-dCast

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How Do We Disagree?


Organization: Ask Big Questions

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Focusing on Ensuring Healthy Havruta Dynamics during 9Adar

Author: Michael Hattin
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Suggested Questions and Tasks for Havruta

Author: David Levin-Kruss
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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More articles on havruta study


Organization: Beit Midrash Research Project, Brandeis University

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The Ninth of Adar

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Constructive Conflict in Jewish Tradition

Author: Howard Kaminsky
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Avot 5-17


Organization: Jewish Center for Public Affairs

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Open Hillel, Open Shammai: Case Closed

Author: Daniel Landes
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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The Urgent Need for Civil Discourse on Israel

Author: Melissa Weintraub
Organization: Civility Campaign, JCPA

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We Believe but G-d Knows

Author: Or Rose
Organization: Hebrew College’s Center for Global Judaism

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The Mitzvah of Conflict Resolution – on Campus

Author: Chaim Seidler-Feller
Organization: Yitzhak Rabin Hillel Center for Jewish Life, UCLA

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What is Machloket L’Shem Shamayim (Grades 5-7)


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Creating a Class Haskama (Contract) (Grades 5-8)


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Lesson Plans for G-DCAST: Disagreements for the Sake of Heaven (Grades 5-9)


Organization: The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators & Pardes Center for Judaism & Conflict Resolution

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Variety of activities (and resources) about שלום בין אדם לחברו and conflict resolution (Grades 5-10)


Organization: Mosaica: The Center for Conflict Resolution By Agreement

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Extended week-long unit on מחלוקת לשם שמים (disagreement for the sake of heaven) (Grades 6-8)


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Extended Unit Connecting Themes of Conflict Resolution, Purim and Nahafochu

Author: Suzanne Hutt

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Thorough Rabbinic source sheet on 9 Adar with questions (Grades 9-12)

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Resources for parents and teachers – מערכי שיעור להורים ומורים (Hebrew)


Organization: Mosaica Center for Conflict Resolution

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General Conflict Resolution Education Resources


Organization: Association for Conflict Resolution

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The Rodef Shalom Who Runs to Say Shalom First (Grades 6-Adult)


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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How to Greet on 9 Adar

Author: Daniel Landes
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Where We Call Home

Author: Michal Roness
Organization: Bar-Ilan University

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10 Tips for Constructive Feedback from the Rambam

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Saying What We Mean and Doing What We Say

Author: Jay Rothman
Organization: Conflict Management and Negotiation Graduate Program, Bar-Ilan University

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Practicing Peace on the 9th of Adar

Author: Amy Eilberg
Organization: Jewish Council for Public Affairs

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Knowing the Other

Author: Alice Shalvi
Organization: Israel Women’s Network

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The Deep Roots of the Tamarisk

Author: Jonathan Golden
Organization: Center for Religion, Culture and Conflict Resolution, Drew University

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The Torah of Listening: Conflict in Context

Author: Joel Alter
Organization: Jewish Theological Seminary

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Draft Text to Consider Using When Reaching out to Someone


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Why Mediation Works

Author: Donny Ebenstein
Organization: Ebenstein Consulting

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Mapping and Sharing our Israel Narratives in a Constructive Learning Conversation


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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Constructive Conversations about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


Organization: The Jewish Dialogue Group and the Public Conversations Project

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Mediating in the First Century BCE

Author: Mark Kleiman
Organization: Queens Community Mediation Center

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Practical Guidelines for Synagogues, JCCs and Other Institutions

Author: Melissa Weintraub and Eyal Rabinovitch
Organization: Jewish Council for Public Affairs

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Mediation’s Deep Jewish Roots

Author: Daniel Ben-Zvi
Organization: ADR Services, Inc.

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Community Mediation Centers in Israel


Organization: תכנית גישורים

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Avoiding Shock and Awe

Author: M. Melvin Shralow
Organization: ShralowADR, LLC

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Glossary

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הווי מתלמידיו של אהרון: אוהב שלום ורודף שלום

Author: חטיבת ביניים
Organization: מכון פרד"ס

Sign/Create a Rodef Shalom Agreement (Haskamah)

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

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School-wide 9Adar Programming Guide

Author: Joan Vander Walde
Organization: Rodef Shalom Schools

General Overview, Resources for Teaching/Individual Study/Dvar Torah

Toolkit for Synagogues and Organizations


Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom Communities

General Overview, Resources for Teaching/Individual Study/Dvar Torah

Toolkit for Schools 2016 – Machloket L’Shem Shamayim


Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom Schools

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Conflict Resolution in Bible and Fairy Tales (Grades 3-5)


Organization: 9Adar

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The Story of the Spies, Hateful Speech and תענית דיבור (Refraining from Speech) (Grades 3-5)


Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

Gifts of the Heart: Making School Communities Sacred (Parashat Terumah)

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

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Constructive Disagreements in Jewish, Islamic, and Western Traditions

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

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PCJCR Suggested Reading List


Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

“Knowing the Soul of Your Enemy: Repairing Relationship through Tochacha” (Parashat Mishpatim)

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

Sample Newsletters on Tochacha – for Schools

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

Sample Newsletters on Tochacha – for Organizations

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

Can we talk about this? Tochacha: A Study Guide for Constructive Communication

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

Tochacha: Between Yelling in Frustration and Constructive Communication

Author: Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth
Organization: Mussar Institute

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Interactive Program on Mahloket L’shem Shamayim (Disagreement for the Sake of Heaven)

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

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Interactive Program: “Triggers, Temptations, and Alternatives,” adapted from Public Conversations Project

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

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Listening in the Midst of Pain: An Interactive Program on Tochacha (Constructive Communication)

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

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Sample Newsletter Article focusing on Mahloket L’shem Shamayim/Constructive Conflict

Author: Rabbi Amy Eilberg
Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom (Pursuer of Peace) Communities Program

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A Taste of Tochacha

Author: Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

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Time to #BreaktheEchoChamber: Read Contradictory News!

Author: Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

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Toolkit for Campuses

General Overview, Resources for Teaching/Individual Study/Dvar Torah

Toolkit for Synagogues and Organizations 2017

General Overview, Resources for Teaching/Individual Study/Dvar Torah

Toolkit for Schools 2017 – Tochacha (Constructive Communication)


Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom Schools

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