Resources for Educators in Jewish Spaces 

We believe that our Jewish values should be part of all facets of our lives. We offer resources on a wide variety of topics with a Jewish lens to enhance Jewish identity.

Antisemitism & Jewish Engagement

Word to Action  

Words to Action: Empowering Students to Address Antisemitism this program is an interactive education program for middle, high school, and college-aged people designed to empower and equip them with constructive and effective responses to combat antisemitism in all its forms.

PJ Library

A monthly book program for Jewish families of young children to read books with Jewish content.

ADL Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism and Hate (BINAH)

The latest in ADL Education’s antisemitism programs, BINAH –  – is a digital, interactive course for high school students that helps build empathy and allyship.

Resources From The Jewish Educator Portal 

This Jewish Educator Portal is a central source for you, the Jewish educators who work with children and families from birth through high school graduation to explore and share quality educational resources.

Avodah Teen Curriculum Guide (fee for use) 

Curriculum to help teens learn how Judaism can help them be of use to a world in need of healing and identify the root causes of social issues 

Racial Justice & Equity

Resources on how to educate and combat racism and to support an equitable community. 

Edot: The Midwest Regional Jewish Diversity Collaborative  

The Midwest Regional Jewish Diversity Collaborative is a network of partnerships and activities focused on affirming Jewish racial and ethnic diversity across communities in the Midwest.

Resources from the Jews of Color Initiative  

The Jews of Color Initiative is a national effort focused on building and advancing the professional, organization,al and communal field for Jews of Color. 

White Ashkenazi Awareness Checklist 

A virtual checklist on how to ensure your space is welcoming for all Jews of different races, cultures, and ableness.

Audacious Hospitality

Audacious Hospitality is the Reform Jewish Movement’s focused effort on Racial Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (REDI) work.

ADL High School Lesson Plan on Teaching about BLM 

Lesson plans from the Anti-Defamation League on how to teach about the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Talking About Race 

Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture Tools and guidance on how to inspire conversations about race. 

Talking About Race with Young Children 

Template from NPR on how to talk to young children about race. 

Resources for LGBTQ+

Resources on how to build an inclusive community for LGBTQ+ Jews. 

Community Inclusion Guide 

A guide from Keshet on how to create an inclusive space.

Keshet Resources and Events

You can move the Jewish community toward LGBTQ equality. Join us as we build a more inclusive world.

Keshet Equality Directory

The Equality Directory is a simple way for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Jews and their loved ones to find inclusive Jewish clergy and institutions and learn about their policies and practices.

Israel LGBTQ+ History  

A timeline of the LGBTQ+ community in Israel from A Wider Bridge.

Holidays and Lifecycles 

Resources from Keshet for Jewish and LGBTQ holidays and days of importance as well as lifecycle events. 

LGBTQ Jews of Color 

Resources curated and written by LGBTQ+ Jews of Color. 

Curated List of Jewish LGBTQ+ Groups and Organizations Jewish 

List of Jewish LGBTQ+ groups and organizations broken into locations. 

Ask a Rabbi  

From JQY a resource to find answers to common questions, criticisms, and concerns asked by Orthodox individuals, accompanied by the responses of supportive Orthodox Rabbis.  

LGBTQ+ Lesson Plans and Resources  

Lesson plans and resources for all ages from the ADL on LGBTQ+ topics.

Eshel LGBTQ+ Resources

Eshel’s mission is to create a future for Orthodox lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, and their families