Middot: A Stairway of Virtues

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Torah Aura Productions, 2005 - Religion - 124 pages
A middah is a Jewish value. This book by Ron Isaac is an 'old-school' text book. No fancy graphics, no busy work exercises, etc. It has just chapters with introductions, stories, texts, and questions to discuss. Three to five pages are presented per value and twenty-five values are presented all together. This is a perfect classroom resource, teacher resource, or curricular foundation. It has everything you need to teach Jewish values to middle school, high school students, or adults.
 

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Contents

Humility Anavah
11
Repentance Tshuvah
17
Friendship Yedidut
25
Common Decency Derekh Eretz
31
Keeping Commitments Hithayevut
35
Lovingkindness Gemilut Hasadim
39
Hospitality Hakhnasat Orhim
43
Leadership Hanhagah
47
Compassion Rahamim
77
Slow to Anger Erekh Apayim
81
Truthfulness Emet
85
Not Coveting La Tahmod
89
Using Good Words Leshon haTov
93
WorkIndustriousness Melakhah
97
Not Embarrassing Lo Levayesh
101
Being Pleasant Sayver Panim Yafot
105

Charity Tzedakah
53
Peace Shalom
57
A Good Name Shem Tov
61
Honor Kavod
65
Wealth Osher
69
Taking Care of the Body Shmirat haGuf
73
Reverence for God Yirat haEl
109
Attentiveness Shemiat haOzen
113
Trustworthiness Emunah
117
Glossary of Sources
123
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