Gaming Site, ‘Torah Live,’ Enlivens Jewish Education

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San Diego Jewish World

Family members watch an episode of ‘Torah Live’ By Toby Klein Greenwald Toby Klein Greenwald Animated lessons on ‘Torah Live’ hold children’s attention. EFRAT, Israel — Once upon a time a teacher could walk into a classroom, begin to speak, write on the board, and hold the students in the palm of his hand. Those days are past. A downward spiral of students’ attention spans, paralleled by the upward spiral of teachers desperately seeking tools to keep young people engaged. In 2010, Rabbi Dan Roth walked into a classroom of American students in Israel, who had dropped out of their families’ Orth…

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