Hanukkah Lesson Plans Week 2

Hanukkah Lesson Plans Week 2

Mattathias, Simon, & Judah   Happy Hanukkah and welcome to Week 2! Again,  the plans are four weeks long. You may  decide how brief or how in depth you want to teach these lessons. Each week has it’s own topic so you can gain a general idea of what it is...
The Pre-Exilic Calendar

The Pre-Exilic Calendar

Shalom, Friends! For almost two years, I have been observing time using what is called the Pre-Exilic Calendar. {I am using the term ‘pre-exilic’ to identify the time where cultural practices were kept prior to Babylonian captivity. You can refer to my...
Hanukkah Lesson Plans Week 1

Hanukkah Lesson Plans Week 1

Jerusalem, Epiphanes, & the Abomination   Welcome! In popular demand, I decided to write a simple plan to help homeschool families learn more about Hanukkah and the history behind the celebration. The plans are four weeks long so that you can decide how brief...
Understanding the Hebrew Calendar: Israel & Babylon

Understanding the Hebrew Calendar: Israel & Babylon

Shalom! I have been teaching my students the Hebrew Calendar including the names of Biblical Months. I find myself always having to explain the difference between Pre-Exilic culture and Babylonian culture. It’s as if they could only see the TaNaK as a book...

Appointed Times & Biblical Fall Feasts

I meet many people who are either curious about or interested in the Biblical Feast Days. For those who have already decided to observe these days, I am constantly asked how they can teach their children or how can they incorporate Biblical learning with other...