Jewish school essentials from Israel: 10 Top Picks for 5778

10 must-haves for this year's back-to-school shopping season.

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Koren Humash
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We’re halfway through summer vacation, and you’re finally getting into some sort of rhythm despite the lack of routine. The kids have eaten too much pizza, and it seems like they might even be getting tired of ice cream. Ok, just kidding on that one.

Have you’ve given up entirely on ever seeing the bottom of your laundry basket? You’re not the only one…

It’s hard to imagine, but it’s already time to start “back to school” shopping. We’ve been helping Jewish families go back to school for more than 15 years now and have put together a list of our Jewish school favorite items.

Here are 10 essential items to make this a little easier and reduce your stress:

1. Give your kids the jump on learning Hebrew they can use by purchasing this complete Hebrew study course. Not only will they get ahead but they will have lots of fun doing it. It’s suitable for kids of all ages that need help improving their Hebrew and ideal for bar mitzvah boys and older kids considering studying in Israel.

Why not start during the holidays to entertain and educate them at the same time?

Learn Hebrew for Kids

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2.Your post-bar mitzvah teenage boy will delight in this exquisite talit perfect for school and holiday times. Knitted from quality materials and designed to resemble Joseph's coat of many colors, this is truly a special talit.

Here is a video about the talit's historic past.

https://youtu.be/7ZVdBnp2nGE

Talitnia Bnei Or Tallit - Multicolor

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3. This beautifully crafted sterling silver Torah pointer is delicately designed and perfect for back to school. This item will be treasured by any school child and solid enough to be used for years. Torah pointers come in all kinds of materials, but you can get a quality sterling silver one for around $35 so it’s worth the investment.

Sterling Silver Jerusalem Torah Pointer

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4. This award-winning Siddur will provide everything your child needs for daily prayer. With everything organized in an easy to access format, it’s easy for even the newest readers to navigate. Traditionally designed and finished to the highest durable quality, this hardcover book is practical and beautiful.

Is your child’s first Siddur damaged? Back to school is a great time to have it replaced…

The Koren Sacks Siddur (Hebrew / English) - National Jewish Book Awards Finalist

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5. The Koren Humash is the most popular humash due to it's straight forward format providing both English and Hebrew content. This book encompasses everything your young learner will need. This format has been adored by generations of students and is sturdy enough to accompany your child through teenage years and into adulthood.

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6. A boy of any age can never have too many kippot, despite constantly being reminded to “take care of your kippah” these little guys seem to go missing throughout the school year.

Why not start the year with this knitted gray kippah with stylish design? Fashioned from high-quality materials and in subtle colors that will blend well with any outfit.

Enjoy the years when you, the mother or father, will buy your son a kippah because G-d willing, it will be his wife buying kippot in the future.

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7. The start of the school year is the perfect time to refresh your son’s collection of tzitzit. The white cotton undershirt style is practical and easy to wash choice. The cotton fabric offers all year comfort. With a full range of sizes from small to XXL. Tzitzit are also available in a “regular” style, not closed like an undershirt, or a wool style.

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8. Your kids will love this funky tote bag perfect for carrying those extras from books to school projects to and from school. This ultra modern AHAVA meaning love in Hebrew motif is a classic design certain to satisfy any child.

And if your kids don’t like it? It’s a perfect study cotton bag for mom and dad to tote around kids extras, books, and shopping

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9. This dictionary will provide everything your child needs to learn Hebrew with the added visual bonus. The visual bonus has been proven to increase the speed of language acquisition. The overall feel and design of this dictionary has proven to be extremely popular with children, parents and their teachers.
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10. This versatile cap comes in a variety of colors and has fully adjustable sizes. It is made from high-quality materials and durable enough for those many school excursions. Bring a hat! Not a problem…
Choose a color combination to suit your child's taste and/or school uniform colors.
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