1. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Judaic Studies Review" presents the classroom expectations and blessings we recite in Rabbi Dan's Judaic Studies classes at the Contra Costa Jewish Day School in Lafayette, California. It reviews the blessing we recite before class begins, the meditation we recite at the end of class, and classroom expectations based on Jewish values.

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  2. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Judaic Studies Review" presents suggestions to students at CCJDS about how to take effective notes in the classroom during classes as well as prepare and study for tests.

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  3. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Judaic Studies Review" presents an explanation of the phases of the moon that we see in the sky and their relationship to the Jewish calendar and holidays. It also presents Rosh Hodesh, the monthly minor celebration of the "new moon" in the Jewish calendar.

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  4. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Judaic Studies Review" presents a simple structure and suggestion on how to go about writing a D'var Torah or Drash, which is essentially a mini-sermon or explanation of the weekly Torah reading in the Jewish calendar.

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  5. This video podcast of "Rabbi Dan's Judaic Studies Review" presents an overview of the various daily Tefillot, or Jewish worship services, that are part of the liturgy (prayer services) of the Jewish tradition. In addition, it shows how all of the Jewish holidays can be placed into logical categories even though they may fall throughout the year.

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Rabbi Dan's Kohn Academy of Judaic Studies Video Podcast

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This channel features the video podcasts created by Rabbi Daniel Kohn, the Rabbi-in-Residence of the Contra Costa Jewish Day School (CCJDS) in Lafayette, California in the San Francisco Bay area. These videos are a teaching aid for both students in the…


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This channel features the video podcasts created by Rabbi Daniel Kohn, the Rabbi-in-Residence of the Contra Costa Jewish Day School (CCJDS) in Lafayette, California in the San Francisco Bay area. These videos are a teaching aid for both students in the Middle School and parents to review information covered in class and as a general learning resource for the larger Jewish community. You can contact Rabbi Dan at rabbidan@ccjds.org and follow him on Twitter @RabbiDan1

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