COURAGE

Landing on the moon. Moving across the world. Signing a peace treaty.

These may be some of the ideas that come up when you think of acts of courage. But what about every day acts of courage? In this Value Spark, explore how being true to yourself, lending a listening ear, and following your inner convictions are all acts of courage.

To access the Courage Spark in English, click here.

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Independence

Explore how independence can be celebrated, commemorated, and challenged in today’s world. Through text study, activities, and personal introspection, discover what independence could mean to self, family, nation, and the world at large.

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HUMOR

What a year this week has been.

This is just one cheeky sentiment that may have crossed your screen over the last few months. As we bear witness to a changing and painful world, we often turn to humor.

Memes, inside jokes, and gifs are everywhere.

I’m not sure what cures COVID-19…but I think it’s toilet paper

In this Value Spark, we explore why we turn to humor during times of crisis and darkness and why it is so crucial to keep laughing — even when it seems impossible.

To access the Humor Spark in English, click here.

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PRESERVATION

In the face of today’s complexity and shifting perspectives, our foundation can be an anchor and catalyst for growth when systems are in question and change is upon us. This Spark explores Preservation by taking a deep look at identifying features of ourselves, our communities, and our traditions.

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INTEGRITY

This Spark explores what it means to live a life of IntegrityOur present reality is one where truth is constantly called into question and we often have to decide for ourselves what is right and wrong.

To access the Integrity Spark in English, click here.

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Hospitality

This Spark explores Hospitality, in hopes that we can all learn something from a spirit of welcoming and warmth and how we can bring hospitality to ourselves, to others, even during such inhospitable times. Through hands-on activities and conversation prompts, this Spark explores how hospitality is evolving and adapting with the world around us, and how we can practice hospitality even — and especially — in the virtual sphere.

To access the Hospitality Spark in English, click here.

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GRATITUDE

Though many of us are staying inside and it may seem like we can only grasp what is immediately around us, and while it may be so hard to find and articulate – there is much to be grateful for, and many people and frameworks to thank.

To access the Gratitude Spark in English, click here.

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CHESED

This Value Spark is about the value of Chesed. Through hands-on activities and conversation prompts, it explores why a simple act of kindness can also be elusive.

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COMMUNITY

While many of our communities are practicing physical distancing during this time, they have not lost their ability to foster closeness and connection.

Through text, media, activities, and exercises, this week’s Value Spark explores the value of Community and the ties that thread us together, even when we are apart.

To access the Community Spark in English, click here.

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HOPE

How, at this time, can we help our learners express and articulate their hopes?

This Value Spark explores the value of Hope, and provides you with texts, media, activities and exercises to help you and your learners share ways to find hope amidst moments of despair.

To access the Hope Spark in English, click here.

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Re:Guarding Memory

Between Passover, Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) and Yom HaZikaron (Israeli Memorial Day), it is the season of memory. How can we encourage our learners and those around us to explore and contemplate our collective memories and personal narratives? How do we allow these to shape our lives? We invite you to explore our newest Value Spark – RE:GUARDING MEMORY is an interactive learning experience complete with sources, games, and more, designed for you and those you educate. To access our Re:Guarding Memory in English, click here. To access the Program Guide, click here.

FREEDOM

Pesach is the holiday of Freedom. But what does freedom mean in our current reality? Join us for an exploration of freedom through songs, art, text study and some current examples of how people are finding their freedom amidst the confinement.

To access our Freedom Spark in English, click here.

To access the Freedom Spark in Hebrew, click here.

THE GREAT INDOORS

After weeks of being confined inside, our surroundings may feel repetitive and old. But how can we be a bit more playful with our surroundings and bring the expansiveness from outside in? Join us for a guided audio tour through your Great Indoors where you will be led on an experiential journey through your home to rediscover and connect to your surroundings. 

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