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web sites for adult learning

CLAL – The National Jewish Centre for Learning and Leadership

A “leadership training institute, think tank and resource center.” It is a pluralistic institute, and the site offers a variety of perspectives on contemporary issues. CLAL also provides programmes and leadership training.
http://www.clal.org/cms/

EYE ON ISRAEL 
A site designed by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism. It includes an interactive map of Israel as well as some information about locations, wildlife and historical maps.
http://www.eyeonisrael.com/

AN INVITATION TO PIYUT
About liturgical/sacred poetry called Piyut. Contains an introduction to this genre as well as the poems, information about the creators of the piyutim and an archive of piyutim which can be listened to. Renditions of the piyutim from different Jewish communities are included. Unfortunately, not all the information on the site has been translated into English.
http://www.piyut.org.il/cgi-bin/mevoot.pl?act=show_links&lang=en

VIRTUAL CANTOR 
Makes recordings of nusach available. They include nusach for weekdays, shabbat, festivals, high holidays and lifecycles.
http://www.virtualcantor.com/index.htm#

MEANINGFUL LIFE
This website tries to create bridges between the spiritual and the secular. http://meaningfullife.com/

RITUALWELL
The website of Kolot of the Center for Jewish Women’s and Gender Studies at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. The website contains information and advice about the creation of rituals for holidays and lifecycles. You will also find resources and links to other websites.
http://www.ritualwell.org/aboutus/

JUDAISM 101
A compilation of items and subjects on Judaism, written mainly from an Orthodox perspective.
http://www.jewfaq.org/index.htm#Welcome

PSOOKIM.COM
This site was created by the CET, the Center for Educational Technology. It is a platform on which individuals can share their Bible inspired art, text, films, and more.
http://psookim.com/