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Objects of the Spirit: Curriculum


Objects of the Spirit Curriculum

For three decades, artist Tobi Kahn has been making ceremonial objects that capture the relationship between artistic and religious traditions. Objects of the Spirit uses Kahn’s work as a stimulus for exploring Jewish rituals, identity, and tradition.



  • 180-page guide, with comprehensive lesson plans, student worksheets, sample texts for students to study (in both English & Hebrew), glossaries, annotated bibliography of selected books and websites.
  • CD-ROM with hi-res images of Kahn’s work
  • Teacher training and ongoing implementations support
  • Objects of the Spirit: Ritual and the Art of Tobi Kahn, hardcover reference book
  • Set of 8 Discovery Card

Visit the Objects of the Spirit page for more details.