2011 Curriculum Content (May Be Subject to Change)

January 9, 2011 
1st Hour - Top Ten Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2010 (Simon Wiesenthal Center)How Do We Know There Were Really 6 Million Jews Murdered During the Holocaust? Where's the Proof?
(From the Teachings and Evidence of  Mr. Ephraim Kaye from Yad VaShem)
2nd Hour - Avatar and the Jews
Music: http://www.babaganewz.com/music (Bashahna Haba'ah)

January 23, 2011
1st Hour - Hava Nagila...What is It? & TaNaKah - Torah, Nevi'im, Ketuvim 
Classifying Judaism: What's the Difference? - Jewpardy
2nd Hour - Pop Music & Tanakh, Entrepreneurship and Israel- Redefining the Jewish State

January 30, 2011
1st Hour -Entrepreneurship and Israel - The story of The Electric Car and Pentium Processor
                 American History U.S. Presidents Using Scriptures in Speeches
2nd Hour - Israel Image vs. Reality
                   Israeli Food - What makes it Israeli? (Taste Testing)

February 6, 2011
1st Hour - Current Events: Egypt, The Myrtus Worm 
Maimonides & The Tzedakah Ladder - How High Will You Go?
2nd Hour - Money Matters: Jewish Ethics of Money and Business - Madoff

February 13, 2011
1st & 2nd Hours - Defining the Problem; Name That Leader & How Close is Close

February 27, 2011
1st Hour - Tefillin Barbie: Considering Gender & Ritual Garb
2nd Hour - What Does the Bible Say About the Land of Israel and the Messiah?

March 13, 2011
1st Hour - Why are there so many Jews in Comedy?; Parodies and Mel Brook
2nd Hour - The Map of the Middle East; Pope Benedict XVI’s Absolving Jewish Collective Guilt for the Death of Jesus

March 20, 2011
1st Hour - Purim Then and Now
2nd Hour - Making Hamentashen

March 27, 2011- 
Hyatt Hotel - Antisemitism Program

April 3, 2011- How Did We Become the Chosen People? & Why Do Jews Not Believe in Jesus?
                        Jewpardy, Balfour Declaration and Hamas' Declaration

April 10, 2011 -  Federation Board Meeting

April 17, 2011 - The Bible Quiz

May 1, 2011 - Jewish Culture: 20 Things to Do With Matzah, What the School Prayer Bill Will Do, Military History: The Iron Dome, Counting the Omer and Yom HaShoah

May 8, 2011 - Honor Your Mother & Father - Happy Mother's Day - No Communiteen

May 15, 2011

May 22, 2011

2010 Curriculum (May Be Subject to Change)
September 26, 2010 - Open House

October 3, 2010
Introduction (highs & lows), Cross the Line
The Power of Names 
Is it Kosher or Not Kosher? The Game
Music: Im Ain Ani Li Performed by Craig Taubman, Justin and Jared Stein

In The News Debate: 

 October 10, 2010

Highs & Lows of Week; Sunday Dollar (Rabbi Schneerson)
1st Hours: Jewish Hip Hop in da House & (Po/Sham) & GOD
2nd Hour: Jewish Superheroes: Is Spiderman Jewish? Arachnetevka vs. Anatevka
Music: Generations by Blue Fringe, Olam Hesed Yibaneh Performed by Susan Kates

In the News Debate: 
WENG 1530- A Venice Radio Station

October 17, 2010-Special Guest- Yael Hershfield - Associate Regional Director of ADL
1st Hour: Anti-Defamation League (ADL) - Pyramid of Hate
2nd Hour: Challenging Anti-Semitism: Debunking the Myths & Responding with Facts
In the News: Mosque or No Mosque?

Music: Shir Israeli, Performed by Shlomo Gronich and the Sheba Choir Aish.com video on Rosh Hashanah

October 24, 2010 
1st Hour: Personal Historical Artifacts Art Gallery
2nd Hour:  Tuvia Bielski - A Real SuperHero
                    The Ethics of Stealing, Killing and Taking Revenge (Jewish Perspective)
(United Nations Day)
In the News: United Nations Speech by Netanyahu
October 31, 2010 
1st Hour - Tuvia Bielski - Defiance
2nd Hour - Creating Your Own Jewish Superhero
(Sympathetic Magic: powerful image in our lives - the power of what you own is what you are)
November 7, 2010
Global Day of Learning - Jewish Federation Program
November 14, 2010 -Special Guest - Kevin Costello - Fine Arts Faculty @ Ringling College of Art + Design
Debate: Community Center/Mosque or No Community Center/Mosque Near 911
Short Introduction to a Jewish Superhero - Oskar Schnidler
Creating the Ultimate Jewish Superhero
November 21, 2010- Defining Moments of the Holocaust
I.  Who Wrote the Christmas Music - Jew or Not a Jew?

II. The Holocaust: The Facts - Part I

a.        Krystallnacht - November 9, 1938
b.      Mapping the Camps
c.      Super Hero - Oskar Schnidler and Natan Sharansky

December 5, 2010 - Latka Cookoff (9:00-9:30)

The Holocaust:  Defining Moments– Part III
a.        Simeon Wisenthal
b.       Escape from Sorbibor - movie

 December 12, 2010

The Holocaust: Defining Moments – Part IV
       Remembering Wallenberg
      The Bulgarian Defiance
       Where was G-d? - Debate
d.       The St. Louis
e .     Was Hitler ever stopped or diverted? -Valkyrie