Create a timeline showing major events in the history of Judaism.
Write a review of The Promise as if you are an Hasidic Rabbi in the 1950s. Now write one in the present time from the perspective of a Reformed Rabbi. How do they differ?
Have everyone bring in pictures cut from magazines that illustrate their idea of what Reuven Malter, David Malter, Professor Gordon, Mrs. Gordon, Michael Gordon, Rachel Gordon, Rav Kalman, and Daniel Saunders look like. Have the class vote on the pictures and make a poster with the five winning pictures.
Create a trivia game based on The Promise and have students play the game in groups then have the winner of each group game compete for class champion. Create playing pieces from images in the text.
Read the Prequel
Read the The Chosen, the prequel to The...
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