Women of the Refuseniks – video & discussion

Women of the Refuseniks - video & discussion  Introduction Middle school-High school The role of the women who stood up in defense of Soviet Jews and those women denied the right to leave the USSR. Original lesson plan and video: Women of the Refuseniks...

BRAINWASHING & FAKE NEWS – SLIDESHOW & DISCUSSION

 Introduction In this lesson you can use a slideshow presentation of rare archives to show how the Soviet Media portrayed Jews and the Jewish Emigration Problem. (According to Soviet officials there was no problem because no one wanted to get out.) The...

Bring Refuseniks or Activists to Class (or on zoom)

Bring Refuseniks or Activists to Class  Introduction Hear the stories from the source! Invite local Prisoners of Zion, Refuseniks, and Human Rights activist to come and lecture and make history come alive! To search for an available Lecturers near you, or to...

IDENTITY POLITICS: THE DUAL SENSE OF SELF

IDENTITY POLITICS: THE DUAL SENSE OF SELF  Introduction This Israel Forever activity was designed to address the issues of political identity and the struggle of diaspora Jews who are often asked to choose between the land of their birth and the land of their...

Social Action (Read Suggested Books & Discuss)

 Introduction In this lesson, students will read and learn about the importance of social action and will think creatively to promote causes for which they see a need to take action.  Learning Objectives Students will understand the importance of not...
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