In American Creed, David Kennedy discusses the changing attitudes towards what he calls “hyphenated Americans” (Italian-American, Irish-American, Jewish-American, etc.). Watch to learn practical tools and strategies to encourage students to explore their Jewish identites and consider how they coexist with their identities as Americans.
- PDF: Fostering Civil Discourse: A Guide for Classroom Conversations
- Educator Resources for American Creed
- Lesson: Jewish Identity and the Complexities of Dual or Multiple Belongings
- Film Guide: Sholem Aleichem and the Challenges of Modernity
- "Embracing the Hard Work of Building Sacred Diverse Community" (Jewish Philanthropy)
- "Immigration and Identity: Jewish Immigrants and the Bintel Brief" (Reimagining Migration)
- Reading: Transcultural Identities
- Video: David M. Kennedy: "Twoness"
- Reading: Kimchee on the Seder Plate
- Reading: "I Am Jewish"
- Teaching Strategy: Analyzing Images
- Unit: My Part of the Story: Exploring Identity in the United States
- Reading: How It Feels to Be Colored Me