Curricula & Sourcebooks

Hazon has developed a diverse library of curricula and source books that can be used in the classroom, at home, or as experiential programs. Our tools are geared towards various age groups and have been used in Synagogues, Day Schools, JCCs, and Camps around the world. For additional education resources from Hazon, check out the menu to the left.

 

Food for Thought

A 130-page sourcebook that draws on texts from within and beyond Jewish traditions to explore a range of topics relating to Jews and food.

 

Min ha’Aretz

A student curriculum for students grades 5-9 to explore the relationship between Jewish texts, traditions, and practices and the food we eat. Includes family programs to further develop these issues.

 

Sustainable Shabbat Dinner

A guide to help plan Shabbat meals, from thinking about what to serve to bringing insightful Jewish learning to your Shabbat table. In partnership with NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation.

 

Gan Nashim

A health and cooking program which draws upon Jewish tradition to address challenges of maintaining a healthy diet in today’s world. Piloting in residential summer camps.

 

Setting the Table

Four-part series of cooking classes for new and expectant parents that gives parents tools to strengthen Jewish life as their family grows. Piloting in Brooklyn, NY.

 

Home for Dinner

A middle-school program that uses family dinners as a strategy to reclaim and strengthen Jewish family life. Piloting in San Francisco, CA.