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How Do You Feel About Your Bat-Mitzvah?

Having a Bat-Mitzvah brings up many different emotions.  While some girls are filled with excitement, others may feel scared or frustrated.  This worksheet will help girls to identify and communicate the...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#How-Do-You-Feel-About-Your-Bat-Mitzvah-

Multiple Choice D'var Torah Guide

To help a student prepare for the D'var Torah at his/her bar/bat mitzvah, this simple multiple choice worksheet asks questions about different aspects of a child’s Judaism through visual representations....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Multiple-Choice-D-var-Torah-Guide

D'var Torah Graphic Organizer

Graphic organizers allow learners to visually organize known information. This graphic organizer can be used to help a bar/bat mitzvah student write a d'var Torah. It prompts the student with questions...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#D-var-Torah-Graphic-Organizer

Rosh Hashanah Cards with Picture Symbols

Writing Rosh Hashanah cards can be an excellent opportunity for children to correspond with their friends and family. Communication can be a challenge for many students with disabilities, so it is important to...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Rosh-Hashanah-Cards-with-Picture-Symbols

People Say Shanah Tovah on Rosh Hashanah

This story describes how people greet each other at temple and explains the meaning of the Hebrew phrase "Shanah Tovah," which means "have a good year." This story is useful for children who want to practice...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Say-Shanah-Tovah-on-Rosh-Hashanah

People Say Have an Easy Fast on Yom Kippur

This story describes how people greet each other at temple and explains why people often greet each other with the phrase: "Have an easy fast." This story is useful for children who want to practice their...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Say-Have-an-Easy-Fast-on-Yom-Kippur

Bat Mitzvah Service Vocabulary Sheet

This Bat Mitzvah vocabulary sheet features short and clear explanations of some Bat Mitzvah basics: mitzvah, kippah/yamulka, tallit, bimah, ark, and many more. This particular vocabulary sheet was created for...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Bat-Mitzvah-Service-Vocabulary-Sheet

Bat Mitzvah Service Program Guide

Producing a clear and simple service guide like this one, and including it in the program at a child's bar or bat mitzvah, can make the service inclusive of everyone in attendance. Whether intended for the...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Bat-Mitzvah-Service-Program-Guide

How to Put on a Tallit (Visual Instructions)

Step-by-step visual instructions remind students of the process for putting on a tallit.  Written words acoompanied by photographs make this a useful and accessible tool to a wide range of learners....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#How-to-Put-on-a-Tallit--Visual-Instructions-

Barechu

Barechu with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Barechu

Shema

Shema with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Shema

Shema Echad

Shema Echad with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Shema-Echad

Gadlu

Gadlu with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Gadlu

Ma Tovu

Ma Tovu with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Ma-Tovu

Blessing Before the Torah Reading

Blessing before the Torah reading with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Blessing-Before-the-Torah-Reading

Blessing After the Torah Reading

Blessing after the Torah reading with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Blessing-After-the-Torah-Reading

V'zot HaTorah

V'zot HaTorah with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#V-zot-HaTorah

Ki Mitzion

Ki Mitzion with Hebrew transliteration, simplified English translation and visual supports.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#Ki-Mitzion

People Wear Special Clothes to Temple

On most days, a girl might choose to wear pants and sneakers or other casual clothes.  But when she goes to temple- especially on her Bat Mitzvah day- a girl must dress differently than she does every other...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/Bnei_Mitzvah#People-Wear-Special-Clothes-to-Temple

How People Pray

This story describes the different ways people say prayers: standing up, sitting down, singing, talking, whispering. It also reassures children that the Rabbi will usually give instructions about how to say a...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Pray

Blowing the Shofar

This story explains what the shofar is and describes the different kinds of shofar blasts. This story is helpful for children who are anxious about going to temple because it lets them know what to expect. It...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Blowing-the-Shofar

I Went to Temple!

Catch your child being good! This social story praises children for going to temple. Such praise helps make going to temple a positive experience. This story also allows children and parents to review what...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#I-Went-to-Temple-

We Go To Temple on Yom Kippur

This story briefly introduces the holiday of Yom Kippur and explains that people go to temple on Yom Kippur. This can be used as an introduction to almost any of the Yom Kippur Social Stories.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#We-Go-To-Temple-on-Yom-Kippur

How People Behave in Temple

This story briefly explains that people in temple need to stay in their seats and have quiet voices. Clearly outlining the behavior that is expected in temple is helpful to children with disabilities. In...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Behave-in-Temple

What are Prayers?

This story explains that we talk to God by praying and explains why some prayers are in Hebrew. By explaining why we pray, this story may make saying prayers a more meaningful activity for children....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What-are-Prayers-

How People Pray

This story describes the different ways people say prayers: standing up, sitting down, singing, talking, whispering. It also reassures children that the Rabbi will usually give instructions about how to say a...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Pray

The Torah Service

This story describes the Torah service. This story can be used to prepare children to participate by touching the Torah during the procession. This story is helpful for children who are anxious about going to...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#The-Torah-Service

Things I Can Do During a Long Service

Sitting through High Holiday services can be a challenge for anyone! This story suggests some appropriate activities to keep children from becoming bored during a long service. Fill-in-the-blanks encourage...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Things-I-Can-Do-During-a-Long-Service

I Went to Temple!

Catch your child being good! This social story praises children for going to temple. Such praise helps make going to temple a positive experience. This story also allows children and parents to review what...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#I-Went-to-Temple-

Things I Can Do During a Long Service

Sitting through High Holiday services can be a challenge for anyone! This story suggests some appropriate activities to keep children from becoming bored during a long service. Fill-in-the-blanks encourage...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Things-I-Can-Do-During-a-Long-Service

Why People Apologize

Yom Kippur is a perfect time to review the important social skill of apologizing. This social story explains when to apologize, how to apologize, and how apologizing makes people feel better.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Why-People-Apologize

How to Accept an Apology

This document presents three steps of accepting an apology accompanied by simple boardmaker illustration. It is can be used for Yom Kippur or any time during the year. This document accompanies our social...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-to-Accept-an-Apology

How to Apologize

This document presents three steps of making an apology accompanied by simple boardmaker illustration. It is can be used for Yom Kippur or any time during the year. This document accompanies our social story...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-to-Apologize

The Temple Book

Let's go to temple! This story helps prepare children for a trip to temple by telling them what events to expect, naming the people and items they will see, and explaining what behavior is expected of them....

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#The-Temple-Book

We Go To Temple on Rosh Hashanah

This story briefly introduces the holiday of Rosh Hashanah and explains that people go to temple on Rosh Hashanah. This can be used as an introduction to almost any of the Rosh Hashanah Social...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#We-Go-To-Temple-on-Rosh-Hashanah

People Wear Special Clothes to Temple

This story describes the nice clothes that people wear to temple. It also explains that people in temple wear kippot and tallitot. This story will be helpful for children who may be anxious about a change in...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#People-Wear-Special-Clothes-to-Temple

How People Behave in Temple

This story briefly explains that people in temple need to stay in their seats and have quiet voices. Clearly outlining the behavior that is expected in temple is helpful to children with disabilities. In...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#How-People-Behave-in-Temple

What are Prayers?

This story explains that we talk to God by praying and explains why some prayers are in Hebrew. By explaining why we pray, this story may make saying prayers a more meaningful activity for children.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What-are-Prayers-

What "Breaking the Fast" Means

This story explains the meaning of the phrase "breaking the fast." This story is helpful for children on the autism spectrum who sometimes have trouble understanding figurative language.

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What--Breaking-the-Fast--Means

What to Think and Do If the Shofar Sounds Too Loud

Many children with disabilities are sensitive to loud noises. This story reassures children that loud noises are safe. It also gives children useful suggestions about what to do if the noise makes them feel...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#What-to-Think-and-Do-If-the-Shofar-Sounds-Too-Loud

The Torah Service

This story describes the Torah service. This story can be used to prepare children to participate by touching the Torah during the procession. This story is helpful for children who are anxious about going to...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#The-Torah-Service

Pomanders for Yom Kippur

This fun, old-fashioned High Holiday craft is also a wonderful fine motor activity! In the past, people made pomanders, also known as clove apples, to bring to synagogue on Yom Kippur, as the fragrance of the...

https://jgateways.org/Resources/High-Holiday#Pomanders-for-Yom-Kippur

Summer Magic Starts with Unplugging from Our Normal Routines

By Trudy Shulman Fagen, ACMT-BC, LMHC, School Counselor and Arts Director, Solomon Schechter School of Boston , May 23, 2017

https://jgateways.org/Blog/Summer-Magic-Starts-with-Unplugging-from-Our-Normal-Routines

INclusion

By Jodi Wenger , March 7, 2019

https://jgateways.org/Blog/INclusion

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Bar & Bat Mitzvah Preparation

ere to view a sample D'var Torah created by a Gateways student using the Symbol D'var Torah Organizer. Download Tagged under: b'nei mitzvah, communication skills D'var Torah Graphic Organizer Graphic organizers allow learners to visually organize known information. This graphi

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The Gateways Haggadah: A Seder for the Whole Family

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Community Events and Resources

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