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30 resources with the concept jewish history

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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust, Inspiring the Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection includes 11 units designed to help instructors consider the complexities of teaching about the Holocaust and other genocides. The lessons provide students with accurate information and sensitive instruction as they examine...
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Happy Hanukkah!

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Celebrate the valued and cherished traditions of the Jewish Festival of Lights with a collection of materials about Hanukkah. The resources are mainly designed for elementary learners but would be just as educational and fun for older...
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Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Resistance to the Holocaust took on many forms. Learners explore the passive and active resistance of Jewish people who continued their practices and observances, as well as organized resistance against the evils of the Nazis. An...
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The "Final Solution"

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Nazi policies shifted from deportation and imprisonment to extermination of the Jewish people in death camps in the "Final Solution." Learners examine photos of artifacts, read poetry written by survivors, analyze testimony from...
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Nazi Germany

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Holocaust was an evolution of anti-Semitism, scapegoating, and targeted violence against Jews with Nazi policies. A resource unpacks the escalation in violence, along with the erosion of democratic institutions, during the 1930s....
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Rescuers and Non-Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be a rescuer during the time of the Holocaust? Learners consider the role of those who resisted the Nazi invasions, including hiding Jewish people, throughout Europe. Activities include listening to the testimony of...
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The Ghettos

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine primary sources, including diaries, poems, and photographs, to consider the conditions in the ghettos and how they fit into the escalation of the Third Reich's plot against the Jewish people. 
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Studying The Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
While many young scholars are familiar with the Holocaust, they may not understand the specific history that led to the unprecedented atrocity. The first lesson in the unit helps teachers gauge their pupils' background knowledge. A...
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U.S. Policy and the Holocaust Refugee Crisis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How did the United States respond to the Holocaust refugee crisis during World War II? The activity focuses on the United States' foreign policies and the arguments for and against offering assistance. Scholars analyze historical...
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Hanukkah

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
How much do your students know about Hanukkah? Teach them about the sights, sounds, and traditions of the Jewish holiday with a language arts worksheet about Hanukkah.
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Yom Kippur | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
The holiest day for the Jewish People, Yom Kippur, encourages a full day of reflection, atonement, and fasting. Students learn about Yom Kippur and how it is observed in Jewish culture with a short and engaging video.
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Rosh Hashanah | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
What happens on Rosh Hashanah? An informative and engaging video takes a quick look at the traditions, symbols, and origins of the Jewish holiday.
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Antisemitism

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Propaganda and anti-semitism were linked to evil ends during the Holocaust. Using video testimony of Holocaust survivors, examples of Nazi propaganda, and discussion questions, learners explore the roots of anti-semitism in Europe and...
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Passover | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
A short video details the history behind and the traditions associated with the Jewish celebration of Passover.
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Purim | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Purim celebrates the Biblical story of Queen Ester, who saved all the Jews in Persia. Stage a celebration of this Jewish holiday with the help of a resource that includes a short, informative video and worksheets.
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Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Stereotyping and discrimination based on religion catalyze many atrocities in the world. Explain the awful treatment of Jews and the lies Nazis spread by using an informative yet sensitive resource. Learners participate in a warm-up and...
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Seeking Refuge: Understanding Refugees in Canada

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What if you had no choice but to leave everything behind and seek asylum elsewhere? Do countries have an obligation to accept refugees? To gain an understanding of the complexity of the issues of refugee rights, class members first...
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Reading Passage: A Child in Hiding

For Students 6th Standards
Test scholars' reading comprehension skills with a activity that offers an in-depth interview with a Holocaust survivor, four multiple choice questions, and one short answer question. 
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Festivals of Light Hanukkah

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Five sessions make up a lesson plan on the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah. After reading and teaching young historians the history of the Jewish holiday, learners explore the celebration through hands-on activities and collaborative...
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Judaism Hanukkah

For Students 5th Standards
Winter time is full of holiday celebrations around the world, including Hanukkah. Learners briefly read about the history of the Jewish holiday and the traditions of the culture before responding to 10 reading comprehension questions.
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The Maccabees and Hanukkah

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a reading of the story of the Maccabees. Elementary learners discover how Hanukkah came to be with comprehension questions and fun activities for a full lesson during the holidays.
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Light in the Darkness

For Students 3rd - 6th
Include Hanukkah into classroom workstations during the holiday season with energetic activities and games. Children learn about the Jewish culture, play games, make crafts, and learn how to cook delicious potato latkes.
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Introduction to the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th Standards
Young historians gain a well-rounded insight into the tragedy of the Holocaust by exploring pre-war Jewish life, reading and discussing survivor testimonies, and illustrating their understanding by using their own words and those of a...
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Late Antique, Early Jewish and Christian Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Early Jewish and Christian art and architecture are featured in a 70-slide presentation designed for AP art history and humanities classes. In addition to the images, tenets of both religions, and maps of the regions are included.