This week, in preparation to Pesach, we are happy to talk to Mrs. Elisheva Kaminetsky, the Principal of Judaic Studies at Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls.
She is a mentor and advisor to alumni, a kallah teacher, and an adult lecturer. As an expert on Jewish education, she gives great educational workshops on Pesach.
Mrs. Kaminetsky will share some excellent advice on how to create an awesome and fun learning environment at the Seder and make space for experiential learning and thoughtful and meaningful conversations.
We’ll hear some amazing ideas and a lot of practical advice.
[00:00] Mrs. Kaminetsky’s background and coming into Jewish education
[02:40] The Seder and good teaching methodologies
[07:28] Mrs. Kaminetsky’s organization of Seder
[12:15] Advice to parents who are not educators
[13:48] Helping teenagers engage in meaningful dialog at the Seder
[18:51] Preparations for Pesach – creating themes
[27:50] How to give everyone space and the use of visuals
[30:50] How to make text come alive
[35:58] How to transmit values to children
[40:55] How to differentiate the Seder from other meals
[47:10] Engaging children to ask questions
This episode has been sponsored by jKaraoke, a great way to have good kosher family fun singing all of your favorite Jewish songs with karaoke.
You can subscribe monthly from just $4.99 or yearly from $49.99, and in honour of their US launch, jKaraoke are now offering their best deal yet! Grab a yearly subscription plus a Karaoke Kit for just $99.99 plus use coupon JewsNextDor for an additional 10% off!!
Check out jKaraoke.com today and let the fun begin!”