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Insights, Ideas and Activities for exploring the lessons and wisdom of Jewish folktales.
A step-by-step guide to creative use of The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey in the classroom. Each lesson includes:
• A clear summary of the story—its origins and what it can teach us
• A series of thought-provoking questions
• An engaging activity relating to the story’s theme or the art of storytelling
This comprehensive teaching tool will help you guide students toward understanding the timeless lessons of traditional Jewish folktales and their relevance to our lives today.
About The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey
Rabbi Harvey—part Wild West sheriff, part old world rebbe—is famous throughout the western frontier for his wisdom and kindness. He resolves conflict, offers friendship, teaches Jewish values … and loves a good meal and a game of baseball.
They may not be quite as you remember them, but each of the stories creatively retold in this witty and original collection is based on traditional Jewish folktales and Talmudic wisdom. The refreshing presentation in graphic novel format will uplift, amuse, surprise and delight!
Steve Sheinkin is the writer and illustrator of The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey: A Graphic Novel of Jewish Wisdom and Wit in the Wild West, for which he won Moment Magazine’s Emerging Writer Award...more