Jewish American Heritage Month Resources

  • April 30, 2015

By Congressional resolution and Presidential proclamation in 2006, Jewish American Heritage Month is commemorated in May and is a national month of recognition of the history of Jewish contributions to American culture, acknowledging the diverse achievement of American Jews. 

Below is a list of K-12 curriculum and other education resources to bring Jewish American Heritage Month to schools and classrooms.

Children’s Books

Books about Jewish Culture and Anti-Semitism

Books about Judaism

Books about Hate, Genocide and Holocaust


Survival to Service: Examining the Life of Abraham H. Foxman, Hidden Child of the Holocaust (Middle and High School)

Challenging Anti-Semitism: Debunking the Myths and Responding with Facts (Grades K-12, Curriculum Connections)

Children of the Holocaust: A Discussion Guide (Middle and High School)

Anti-Semitism Around the World: Global 100 (Grades 9-12, Current Events Classroom)

On The Rise: Anti-Semitism in Europe (Grades 9-12 Current Events Classroom)

“The People Vs. Leo Frank” Teacher Discussion Guide (Grades 9-12)

The Resilience of Anti-Semitism: The Lies of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion (Grades 9-12, Curriculum Connections)

“Aftermath” Teaching Guide (Grades 9-12)

Education Resources

Confronting Anti-Semitism 

Echoes and Reflections

Global 100: An Index of Anti-Semitism

Holocaust Education

National Youth Leadership Mission

Words to Action: Empowering Jewish Students to Address Bias on Campus