Jewish Education Program

Our Jewish Education Program works with educators and young people to connect the past to the present.

Through the integration of history and ethics, this program promotes an understanding of how Jewish values and texts can inspire students to combat prejudice with compassion and indifference with participation.

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Explore Professional Development Opportunities

We offer workshops, seminars, and professional coaching both to individual teachers and whole schools, in formal and informal educational settings. See below for upcoming Professional Development designed especially for educators in Jewish settings. See the calendar for the complete list of all Facing History events. 

2017

February

  • 27
    We Need to Talk: Conversations in a Time of Difference
    Workshop
    California-Southern
    $0.00

    Find details on how to register or pay for Facing History professional development, payment options, help with costs, refunds, and the Facing History Educator Network.

    We Need to Talk: A Three-Part Series for Educators in Jewish Settings

    Join us for a three-part series on addressing contemporary social issues in the classroom for educators in Jewish Settings.
    2.27.17
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Sinai Akiba Academy
    10400 Wilshire Boulevard
    Suite SAA
    Los Angeles, CA 90024

Our Most Popular Classroom Resources

Educators in the Jewish Education Program most often use the following Facing History publications and resources in their classrooms.

For all our units, lessons, study guides, and articles designed to be used by Educators in Jewish day and congregational schools., visit our Additonal Resources for Jewish Education.

The Jews of Poland

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This resource draws on autobiographies, diaries, official documents, and literary works to explore how Jews and non-Jews living in Poland throughout history have responded to questions about identity.

A Convenient Hatred: The History of Antisemitism

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Ebook

This book traces antisemitism's evolution over the centuries and examines how the ancient hatred continues to shape attitudes and beliefs in the world today.

Facing History and Ourselves: Holocaust and Human Behavior

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This resource invites students to consider the roles of decision making, civic participation, and human behavior as they move through the challenging history of the Holocaust.

Sacred Texts, Modern Questions

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Ebook,
PDF

Designed specifically for educators in a Jewish setting, this resource connects biblical, rabbinic, and contemporary Jewish sources to moral questions of today.

Contact Us

Interested in bringing this program into your classroom? Can’t find a resource you’re looking for? Contact us at info@facinghistory.org and we'll work with you to find out how we can help you and your school.

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Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.