I AM – A PERSONAL PORTRAIT OF JEWISH IDENTITY

I AM – A PERSONAL PORTRAIT OF JEWISH IDENTITY

I AM - A PERSONAL PORTRAIT OF JEWISH IDENTITY Introduction This activity was designed to facilitate introspection and discussion about personal identity and Jewish identity and the relationship between the two. This lesson is written by the Israel Forever Foundation....

Soviet Jewry Kit

Soviet Jewry Kit: Lessons 1-5  Introduction This five-part lesson plan teaches students about the plight of Soviet Jewry.  Jews in the Soviet Union were not free to express themselves as Jews or to emigrate to a different country. During this time period,...

Winter Holidays and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union

Winter Holidays and Jewish Identity in the Soviet Union Introduction New Year’s Tree: the New Year’s tree, a “magical” night when “Ded Moroz” (pronounced Dzed) brought presents with the help of his granddaughter “Snegurochka” (Snow Maiden). Although the Santa-like...

Profiles on Courage Research Project

Profiles on Courage  Introduction Students will research different personalities from the Soviet Jewry movement. They will determine what motivated them, what happened to them during and after the movement ended.  Learning Objectives At the end of the...
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