This program, designed for middle school through adult learners, explores four different perspectives on counting the Omer. It is based on the four children of the Passover seder and includes discussion questions at the end.
For Sukkot of 5767 (2006), a group of Midwest congregations decided to collaboratively create a Sukkot supplement for their synagogues. They wanted to bring together ritually oriented folks from multiple synagogues to create something of value that their communities and others could use. Dina April, who was then the JRF regional director, served as organizer and editor for the project.
These conversations from the listserv for Reconstructionist educators were prompted by a question from Toni Bloomberg Grossman about how to teach young children about Hanukkah. Many educators responded with their practical and ideological thoughts about how to teach Hanukkah.