Bonfires, bows and arrows, Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai. This collection of sheets includes information and activities to enrich your study and observance of Lag BaOmer.
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Climbing Mt. Meron - A Lag BaOmer Scavenger Hunt
Learn about the origins and customs of Lag BaOmer while racing to the top of Mt. Meron. Students use Sefaria to research the answers to 5 Lag BaOmer questions.
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Bonfires and the Bonds of Life
A look at why it is traditional to light bonfires on Lag BaOmer.
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Hey! Nobody's Perfect!
A deep look at the story of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and his son's experience living in a cave and re-entering the world after 12 years of isolation. What does their story teach us about expecting perfection from ourselves and others?
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Leaving the Cave
This lesson uses the story of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai and his son, Rabbi Elazar, as a lens through which to discuss the experience of social distancing due to the corona virus. Students read the story from the Talmud and an article from the Washington Post which present a variety of reactions to extreme circumstances. At the end of the lesson, students hypothesize on the effect of the virus on the future of education. The lesson was written for high school students. Younger students might enjoy the sheet, Hey! Nobody's Perfect!
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Arrows, Bows, and Rainbows
Rainbows - A good sign or bad?
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