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Prayer as a Tool for Working Through Tragedy

Prayer as a Tool for Working Through Tragedy

Students will learn to see prayer as an appropriate response to, or tool for dealing with, tragedy. Students will explore the ways in which prayers speak to emotions and will learn the difference between keva and kavanah as they relate to Jewish prayers. Download our lesson plan and source sheet to help students study the power of prayer and then craft their own prayers.

Crisis -Prayer As A Tool For Working Through Tragedy (201.8 KiB, 105 downloads)
Modern Prayer Source Sheet (110.5 KiB, 120 downloads)