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Bentching Gomel

Bentching Gomel

Bentching Gomel is the reciting of the gomel prayer after surviving a life threatening or dangerous situation. Help students express and discuss their feelings regarding having survived a dangerous situation, or knowing someone (a classmate, parent, relative, or community member) who has survived a dangerous situation with our comprehensive guide to bentching gomel, including a lesson plan, blessing sheets, text study on the background of the prayer, a conversation guide, and multimedia activities incorporating the prayer.

Crisis - Bentching Gomel Lesson Plan (234.1 KiB, 194 downloads)
Crisis - Bentching Gomel Blessing Sheet (God As Sovereign) (126.9 KiB, 125 downloads)
Crisis - Bentching Gomel Blessing Sheet (G-d As Sovereign) (126.9 KiB, 116 downloads)
Crisis - Bentching Gomel Conversation Guide (113.6 KiB, 163 downloads)
Crisis - Bentching Gomel Source Sheet (581.0 KiB, 138 downloads)
Crisis - Bentching Gomel -Feelings Through Emojis (2.5 MiB, 155 downloads)