The point of this shiur is to teach the chanichim about various leadership qualities, and to show them examples in Tanach where these leadership skills are used by different characters. Therefore the goals of this shiur are threefold:
To discuss with the chanichim various traits a leader should possess and why these traits are so crucial.
To use the examples in Tanach as jumping off points for discussing contexts when these traits should be put into use. Try to think of other examples in their lives where this particular leadership trait would need to be employed.
To show the chanichim how the Tanach is not boring, but active and engaging, full of situations and characters that we can relate to and identify with. The characters in Tanach should be seen by the chanichim as “leader role models” that they can identify with and strive to imitate.
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Background: Chaluziut is loosely translated as “pioneering” but we will see how the definition can be sharpened.
Goals:The chanichim will be able to define what Chaluziut is. They will compare the original definition given in Tanach to how modern Zionisim defines “the Chalutz.” Different characteristics of “the Chalutz” should be discussed. Does being a Chalutz describe one aspect of life, or is it a philosophy of life? To what extent are we Chaluzim? The chanichim will also be able to give examples of individual Chaluzim who have impacted
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Kedusha of a Shul (a)To learn that a shul has kedusha but this is a concept that has to be explained. Kedusha has to do with a Sefer Torah.
Kedusha of a Shul (b)Learn the different comentators point of view of kedusha in a shul (Ramban, Ran, Rambam)
Kedusha of a Shul (c)Learn the differences between a shul and a Beit Hamikdash
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The Chanichim will learn 4 aspects of the Maccabim that we need to emulate in our day:
1. The Torah is meant to infuse every part of our lives as individuals and as a nation.
2. In everything we do, we can’t just leave it up to Hashem, we have to also put in our own effort
3. We need to stand up for our beliefs, even when many others might not agree.
4. We need to realize the importance of Jewish sovereignty- of being in charge of our own destiny
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