Rainbow Day, יום ברית הקשת Remember the Rainbow Covenant on Shabbat Noach, Shabbat Behar and Rainbow Day! Celebrate Rainbow Day and the Rainbow Covenant with all life! In the Rainbow Day curriculum, you'll find Torah, prayers and liturgies, midrashim about rainbows, lesson plans about seed-saving, learning from Hoshea and Ezekiel, Kabbalah and midrash, and project ideas&... read more.
Omer and Shavuot Text Learning and Discussion Guide This text study and discussion guide accompanies Goats, Grapes and Greenbelts: Sustainability and Settling the Land. Great for Tikkun Leyl Shavuot! This content originated at Canfei Nesharim.org. read more.
By Yonatan Neril View a printable version The period of the Omer and the festival of Shavuot present opportune times to explore our connection and relationship to the land. On the first day of the Omer period, Cohanim (priests) made a barley offering in the Temple in Jerusalem.  On the fiftieh day, Shavuot, the Cohanim would prepare and offer two loaves of wheat bread fro... read more.
By Yonatan Neril View printable version of this article Our actions are deeply connected to the environment that we see around us. Our current period of “counting the Omer” offers an opportunity for strengthening and refining our character. As we will explore, this process also contains within it meaningful ways to address, from a spiritual place, some of the pressing issues of our time.... read more.
Counting the Omer, Refining Ourselves: “Counting the Omer” offers an opportunity for strengthening and refining our character. As we will explore, this process also contains within it meaningful ways to address, from a spiritual place, some of the pressing issues of our time Counting the Omer: A Tool for Nature Consciousness: In addition to our historical understanding of Pesach as our Exodus from Egypt, the holid... read more.
Our Relationship to the Land: The Meaning of the Omer A series of lessons to introduce the agricultural and environmental meaning of the Omer to Jewish students. Introductory Materials: big ideas, learning objectives and additional resources Teacher's Guide Lesson One: Everything Comes from the Land (upper elementary school and middle school students) Teacher Guide Student's Course Book Les... read more.
Sefirat HaOmer and the Connection to the Land: A Program for School-Aged Children Get a printable version of this article Introduction: The time between Pesach and Shavuot, when we count the Omer, is a time not only for spiritual reflection and refinement of our middot, but an opportunity to connect to the land of Israel and our responsibility for the earth. Most of us are fami... read more.