Spark meaningful conversations about religious freedom, the nature of democracy, and civic participation with this timeless multimedia collection.
Facing History and Ourselves has created a suite of resources for our educator audience that focuses on the letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport, RI. Lesson plans, videos, and much more will help teachers bring a study of the letter exchange and the issues surrounding it into their classrooms.
John Sexton talks about George Washington's Letter to the Hebrew Congregation of Newport and his strong condemnation of bigotry.
Martha Minow speaks about the unique role protection of religious liberty plays in American democracy.
Inform students about the rising number of antisemitic incidents in the United States and explore the story of one teacher’s response to an antisemitic incident involving high school students in her community.
Explore lessons that consider the role antisemitism played at the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville as a case study in contemporary antisemitism.