Teaching About Jewish History, Antisemitism, and Religion
Teaching about religion in an unbiased and inclusive manner can be challenging. These resources provide the foundation you need to educate on Judaism, antisemitism, and presenting religion to your classroom or community.
Jewish History & Antisemitism
History of European Antisemitism
This lesson focuses on the history of European antisemitism and the impact that it has on Jewish today. This resource is common-core aligned and based on primary sources. A joint program between JCRC and PJ Library to help Jewish families with young children navigate antisemitism
Religion in the Classroom
This lesson using real-life case studies will provide the framework on how to teach about religion in the classroom. This resource is common-core aligned and based on primary sources.
Resources for Jews of Color
These resources are to specifically help include Jews of Color when discussing the Jewish 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.
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.
Resources for LGBTQ+ Jews
These resources are to specifically help include LGBTQ+ Jews when discussing the Jewish community.
Israel LGBTQ+ History
A timeline of the LGBTQ+ community in Israel from A Wider Bridge.
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.