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Teaching God

Parashat Noah">"Where Was God?"—Learning About Natural Disasters From Parashat Noah

During disasters and their aftermaths, many people wonder about God’s role in their suffering. This lesson seeks to explore God’s role in tragedy from a Jewish Reconstructionist perspective. This lesson is intended for children ages 8-12.

Type: Lesson Plan

Nurturing a Belief in God

This guide explores how to discuss God with children; it relates theological concepts to the natural world, human relationships and other parts of a child's world. It was first published in Creative Jewish Education (editors Rabbis Jeffrey Schein, '77, and Jacob Staub, '77); it was later reprinted in The Reconstructionist (1986).
Type: Article