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Ancient Hebrews: A Virtual Museum

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Description: Learn about the land, the common people, archaeology, leaders, and beliefs of the ancient Hebrews at this Virtual Museum. Visit ancient sites and meet Abraham, Moses, David, and Solomon. After you finish this virtual museum tour, create a museum display of your own for the classroom. Standard 6.3 all

Author: Pat Rynearson, Truman Middle School

Lesson ID: 78

Maccabees and Their Place in Jewish History

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Description: You are a journalist employed by Time Magazine. The editor has asked you to follow up the news item, "Long-lost cave reveals burial tombs of Maccabees" with an in depth feature for the weekend edition. He wants a two page spread with text and graphics entitled, "The Life and Times of Judah Maccabee." Here is your chance to resarch the fascinating story of the Maccabees that underlies the Jewish celebration of Hannukah. Standards 6.3.1 and 6.3.2

Author: Joyce and David Mollet, WideHorizon Education Resources

Lesson ID: 683

The Torah Tells...

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Description: Learn how the Bible is used as an anthropological and historical resource by scholars of the ancient Middle East. It is supplemental to the archaeological artifacts and other ancient writings that have been found in the Middle East. Practice your skills as an anthropologist-historian by using short quotes from the Torah to piece together a view of ancient Hebrew life. Standards 6.3.1 and 6.3.2

Author: Margaret Hill, History-Social Science Coordinator

Lesson ID: 1084

Canaan and Ancient Israel Activities

Description: This set of activities is designed to support a virtual visit to the Canaan and Ancient Israel exhibit by the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Learn about daily life, ancient mythology, trade and commerce, and geography. Standard 6.3.0

Author: Educational Curators, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Lesson ID: 188

Hebrews and the Foundation of Western Law

Description: This Constitutional Rights Foundation Bill of Rights in Action issue focuses on the Biblical origins of western concepts of law and justice. The Hebrews were fundamental to developing the idea that written law, the Torah, not the whim of kings was the basis of justice. After learning about Hebrew law, decide whether the Ten Commandments should be posted in school classrooms. Standards 6.3.2, 10.1.1 and 10.1.2

Author: Constitutional Rights Foundation

Lesson ID: 1423

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