9Adar is February 8-14, 2019 (Adar Aleph 3-9 5779)

Resources

Resources

We are pleased 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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General Overview, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

God Loves Those Who Argue (Shemot 5778)

Author: Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
Organization: The Office of Rabbi Sacks

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview, Promotion, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Toolkit for Synagogues and Organizations 2017

General Overview, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Promotion, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Toolkit for Schools 2017 – Tochacha (Constructive Communication)


Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom Schools

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview, Promotion, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Toolkit for Campuses 2017

General Overview, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

G-dCast: Disagreements for the Sake of Heaven (Hillel and Shamai)


Organization: G-dCast

General Overview, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

9Adar Intro Video and Source Sheets

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Adult Experiential Activities

OpenMind App

Author: Caroline Mehl
Organization: OpenMind, Heterodox Academy

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Story of Purim Through a Constructive Mahloket (Disagreement) Lens

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

Adult Experiential Activities, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Time to #BreaktheEchoChamber: Read Contradictory News!

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

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

A Taste of Tochacha

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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

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

Adult Experiential Activities

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

Adult Experiential Activities

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Tochacha: Between Yelling in Frustration and Constructive Communication

Author: Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth
Organization: Mussar Institute

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Promotion, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Glossary

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

“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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Constructive Disagreements in Jewish, Islamic, and Western Traditions

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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

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

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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


Organization: 9Adar

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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


Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview

How Do We Disagree?


Organization: Ask Big Questions

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

School-wide 9Adar Programming Guide

Author: Joan Vander Walde
Organization: Rodef Shalom Schools

Adult Experiential Activities, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

Sign/Create a Rodef Shalom Agreement (Haskamah)

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

“With their faces one to the other” – the Cherubim as an image of Disagreement for the sake of Heaven,Parshat Trumah

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

הווי מתלמידיו של אהרון: אוהב שלום ורודף שלום

Author: חטיבת ביניים
Organization: מכון פרד"ס

Adult Experiential Activities, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

10 Tips for Constructive Feedback from the Rambam

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Recipes for Constructive Conflict Cookies and Mahloket Muffins

Author: David Berman
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

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


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Avoiding Shock and Awe

Author: M. Melvin Shralow
Organization: ShralowADR, LLC

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Mediation’s Deep Jewish Roots

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Practical Guidelines for Synagogues, JCCs and Other Institutions

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Mediating in the First Century BCE

Author: Mark Kleiman
Organization: Queens Community Mediation Center

Adult Experiential Activities

Mapping and Sharing our Israel Narratives in a Constructive Learning Conversation


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Adult Experiential Activities

Using Nonviolent Communication for Inner Preparation for Rodfei Shalom

Author: Roberta Wall

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Why Mediation Works

Author: Donny Ebenstein
Organization: Ebenstein Consulting

General Overview

PCJCR Suggested Reading List


Organization: Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution

Adult Experiential Activities, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Draft Text to Consider Using When Reaching out to Someone


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Deep Roots of the Tamarisk

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Knowing the Other

Author: Alice Shalvi
Organization: Israel Women’s Network

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Practicing Peace on the 9th of Adar

Author: Amy Eilberg
Organization: Jewish Council for Public Affairs

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Saying What We Mean and Doing What We Say

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Where We Call Home

Author: Michal Roness
Organization: Bar-Ilan University

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

How to Greet on 9Adar

Author: Daniel Landes
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Adult Experiential Activities, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Torah of Listening: Conflict in Context

Author: Joel Alter
Organization: Jewish Theological Seminary

General Overview

General Conflict Resolution Education Resources


Organization: Association for Conflict Resolution

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

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

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

General Overview, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Promotion, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Toolkit for Schools 2016 – Machloket L’Shem Shamayim


Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom Schools

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

Extended Unit Connecting Themes of Conflict Resolution, Purim and Nahafochu

Author: Suzanne Hutt

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

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

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

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

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

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


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children

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


Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Mitzvah of Conflict Resolution – on Campus

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

We Believe but G-d Knows

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Urgent Need for Civil Discourse on Israel

Author: Melissa Weintraub
Organization: Civility Campaign, JCPA

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Open Hillel, Open Shammai: Case Closed

Author: Daniel Landes
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Avot 5:17


Organization: Jewish Center for Public Affairs

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Constructive Conflict in Jewish Tradition

Author: Howard Kaminsky
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Ninth of Adar

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

More articles on havruta study


Organization: Beit Midrash Research Project, Brandeis University

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Suggested Questions and Tasks for Havruta

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Focusing on Ensuring Healthy Havruta Dynamics during 9Adar

Author: Michael Hattin
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview, Lesson Plans for School-Aged Children, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Food for Thought and Two Healthy Recipes for 9Adar

Author: Lily Aronin
Organization: Health Coach

General Overview

Community Mediation Centers in Israel


Organization: תכנית גישורים

General Overview

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


Organization: Mosaica Center for Conflict Resolution

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Finding a Uniquely Jewish Path to Peace

Author: Alick Isaacs
Organization: Siach Shalom

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Building a Spirit of Sacred Disagreement on Israel

Author: Melissa Weintraub
Organization: Civility Campaign, JCPA

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

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

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Managing Conflicts in Organizations

Author: Becca and Russ Linden

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Machloket – Constructive Conflict for the Sake of Heaven – Jewish Tradition and Human Nature

Author: Gerald Steinberg
Organization: NGO Monitor

Adult Experiential Activities, General Overview, Promotion, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Toolkit for Synagogues and Organizations 2016


Organization: Pardes Rodef Shalom Communities

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Cooking Eating and Conversing about Constructive Conflict on 9 Adar

Author: Daniel Roth
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Quietly Contemplating

Author: Levi Cooper
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Promotion

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

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

Promotion

Sample Newsletters on Tochacha – for Schools

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

Adult Experiential Activities, Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

The Choice Point: A Process of Conflict Engagement and Spiritual Growth

Author: Rabbi David Jaffe

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Mindfulness in Constructive Conflict

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

From Jacob to Israel on Conflicts and Inner Growth

Author: Jonathan Cohen
Organization: Reconstructionist Rabbinical College

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Struggling with Shammai and Hillel in the Tough Spots

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

Teaching/Studying/Divrei Torah

Constructive Conflict through Philanthropy

Author: Robert Grossman
Organization: Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

Promotion

Sample Newsletters on Tochacha – for Organizations

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

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