Increase students’ awareness about antisemitism post-Holocaust. Students will learn about the persistence of antisemitism in its contemporary forms andconsider the interconnectedness of all forms of oppression.
Students have an opportunity to learn about and develop empathy for the plight of the Rohingya people in Myanmar and explore what can be done about the crisis, which is being called a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing."
Survival to Service: Examining Lives of Hidden Children of the Holocaust
Based on the life of a hidden child of the Holocaust, middle and high school students learn aboutindividual stories of loss, survival and rescue to raise awareness about the Holocaust and taking action tocombatbias and hate.
Antisemitic Incidents: Being an Ally, Advocate and Activist
The surge of antisemitic incidents in the United States is alarming to many. Middle and high school students examine incidents andexplore ways to be an ally and how these actions, whether on a large or small scale, can make a difference.
This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.