Lesson Plans and Resources

Unit on Historical Antisemitism

Unit on Historical Antisemitism

Students learn about the origins of antisemitism and how this hatred was exploited by the Nazis during the 1920s and 1930s as part of their racist ideology. Visual history testimonies and other primary sources are used throughout the lessons to deepen understanding of critical themes.

Gringlas Unit on Contemporary Antisemitism

Gringlas Unit on Contemporary Antisemitism

Lesson plans to increase students’ awareness that antisemitism did not end after the Holocaust and provide them with opportunities to learn about the persistence of antisemitism in its contemporary forms and explore ways to take action against this hatred.

antisemitism digital kits

Address Antisemitism

Each kit bundles resources related to a key concept or topic on antisemitism. They include background information for professional learning, guided lessons, student learning materials for assignments or in-class work, family resources and suggestions for children’s or young adult literature.

Student Learning Activities

Time of the Holocaust

Timeline of the Holocaust

Designed as a resource for students, this timeline chronicles key dates in Holocaust history from 1933-1945. Click on specific events to deepen learning with additional information including eyewitness testimonies and other primary source materials.

Student Activities

Explore the Past, Shape the Future

New online, self-directed activities to increase student knowledge about core topics of Holocaust history, antisemitism and related issues. These dynamic activities combine the power of Holocaust survivor and witness testimony with inquiry-based learning pathways to encourage critical thinking, reflection and understanding of this vital history and its ongoing meaning.

Young female studying about antisemitism on a laptop

Building Insights to Navigate Antisemitism & Hate

A digital course for students, B.I.N.A.H. motivates them to identify as global citizens with respect for all people, regardless of the makeup of their school community. Topics include the impact of antisemitic attacks on American society as a whole, the vast diversity of modern Jewish life, and how to be a strong ally.

Professional Learning for Educators

Mini Course

Responding to Antisemitism in American Culture

A short online course with facilitator-led exploration of resources that support teaching strategies to help students understand contemporary antisemitism and how it manifests in the U.S. today.

Three-part course

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism

Explore resources to deliver thoughtful, engaging and historically accurate lessons on contemporary antisemitism for students. Course is interactive, asynchronous and released over a three-week period; estimated 6-10 hours to complete.