Ohr HaTorah

Our Comprehensive

Hebrew School Curriculum

 

Exploring

Jewish Wisdom and the World

of Inner-life 

OUR IHRL CURRICULUM IS INNOVATIVE AND FUN,

 INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY

WITH CREATIVITY WHILE BUILDING COMMUNITY

Jewish Values Curriculum - Grade K - 7

Exploring the World of Wisdom and Inner-life

Lesson plans about Values & Holidays will be taught separately.

K - 2nd Grade

1. הכרת הטוב - Hakarat Hatov - Recognizing the good 

2. הכנסת אורחים - Hakhnasat Orchim - Welcoming Guests 

3. ביקור חולים - Bikur Cholim - Visiting the Sick

4. תודה - Todah - Thanks 

5. צדקה - Tzedakah - Giving to help others 

6. ארץ ישראל- Eretz Yisrael - Land of Israel 

7. בל תשחית- Bal Tashchit - Do not be wistful or destroy. 

8. אומץ לב- Ometz Lev - Courage of the heart

9. שלום בית - Sh'lom Bayit - Peace in the Home 

10. השבת אבידה - Hashavat A-ve'da - Finding Lost Objects 

11. בצלם אלוהים - B’tzelem Elohim - In God’s Image 

3rd - 7th Grade

UBD - Understanding By Design

* Teaches students about Jewish values, holidays, history, prayers, Torah stories, Israel, Jewish identity and more.

*Age appropriate lens is used with each grade having their own focus:

                           Grade 3 - Family 

                           Grade 4 - Self

                           Grade 5 - Peers

                           Grade 6 - Community

                           Grade 7 - Tikkun Olam 

1. Teshuvah - תשובה

* Learning all about RH, YK & Sukkot

* Taking responsibility for your actions  

The 7 Topics

2. B’Tzelem Elohim - בצלם אלוהים

Honoring the image of God in

ourselves & others

 3. Gevurah - גבורה

Using one’s inner strength

to do what’s right

4. Achrayut - אחריות

Doing what you can to make the

world a better place

6. Koach Hadibbur - כוח הדיבור

Understanding the power of words

7. Shalom - שלום  

Helping create a calmer,

more peaceful world

5.Hakarat Hatov - הכרת הטוב 

Seeking the good & being grateful

Each Unit (Value) Has 4 Lessons Based on UBD  

1. Unit Overview

2. Enduring & Understanding 

3. Vocabulary 

4. Learning Goals

5. Essentials Questions 

6. Developmental Lens

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