A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Teaching [what seems like] Tedious Torah

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and we’re thrilled for the opportunity to share our appreciation for our teachers!A TorahTutors tutor recently raised a common dilemma: She and her student were about to reach the long list of Esav’s descendents (Bereishit 36) and she was concerned that it might feel tedious to the student.How to engage a…

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A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Recognizing What God Does for Us

It’s Tuesday, and we have a special Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit for you; real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. Sometimes teachers actively look for ways to help their students find relevance in what they’re learning, and sometimes the relevance presents itself, just like that. One small group of TorahTutors students experienced the latter when they found…

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A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Balancing Regularity with Meaning in Prayer

Time for another Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit! Real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. A young parent who has been making time to learn with TorahTutors for years (we’re so proud of her!) learned a highly relevant passage about prayer that offered much food for thought. The Mishna in Berachot 4:4 cites Rabbi Eliezer’s statement that “One…

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