Bible Raps: All Tatted Up

By Matt Bar

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, March 2010

While teaching Hebrew school, the author creates Bible raps as a way for students to engage the text. Rap, in a classroom setting, contains the charm of nursery rhymes. It grows adolescents' attitude into a song, a story to run free in the classroom and be tracked and heard forever. The author describes its great potential as an outlet and educational tool.

Topic: Youth, Narrative, Part-Time (Supplementary) Schools, Education, Sunday Schools, Hebrew Schools, Music

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.40/no.668

Page Number(s): 12

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Bar, Matt. Bible Raps: All Tatted Up. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. March 2010: 12. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=6845


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