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...

Research and contribute to historical archives

Research and contribute to historical archives  Introduction Teach students how their parents used to research before everything became digitized. Understand what was going on in earlier generation. Understand what the press was and was not covering on a key...

Connecting to Soviet Jews

Connecting to Soviet Jews  Introduction Created by The Jewish Education Center of Cleveland, this curriculumn explores the ways in which the Cleveland Jewish Community, organized by the Federation, rallied around the issue of the Soviet Jewry struggle in...
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