Jewish Education Program works with educators and young people in Jewish Day Schools to connect the past to the present.
Dans le cadre de ce webinaire, nous déterminerons les balises nécessaires pour engager une discussion rigoureuse, nuancée et inclusive sur les enjeux épineux de notre temps.
Black History Month is more than a celebration of selected achievements by a talented few. It is a time for students, educators, and historians to deeply examine pivotal moments of the African American experience. The historical impact of African Americans on the story of America is profound and ongoing – but it is within the study of this history that we become better equipped to wrestle with the challenges and opportunities around contemporary discussions of racism.
In this one-hour webinar, Jan Darsa, Director of the Center for Jewish Education at Facing History, and Shira Deener, Senior Program Associate, introduce the resource Sacred Texts, Modern Questions, and model lesson ideas using the publication.
Emily Bazelon discusses her book Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy with Meredith Gavrin, program director of New Haven Academy and author of the Sticks and Stones study guide.
Jeff McGuire, Executive Director of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police, speaks about the rising rates of Antisemitic hate crimes in Ontario and the ways that police units across Ontario are responding.
Democracies across the globe are increasingly fragile. Examine the health of democracy, voting and elections, and the pivotal role civic participation of young people plays.