MAY

Jewish American Heritage Month

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Teaching Resources

Jewish American Heritage Month 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9BAtn_9X7Q

From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America
Library of Congress virtual primary source exhibit
https://www.loc.gov/exhibits/haventohome/haven-haven.html

Early American Jews – Touro Synagogue
Story of America’s oldest synagogue

https://www.tourosynagogue.org/history-learning/jews-in-colonies

Letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport Rhode Island by George Washington, 1790

https://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/letter-to-the-hebrew-congregation-at-newport/

History of the Jews in Colonial America
Describes colonial history of Jews by individual colony.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Jews_in_Colonial_America

Jewish Rights in the American Colonies
Rights for Jews varied by colony.

https://bonniekgoodman.medium.com/jewish-rights-in-the-american-colonies-60151a16b28a

The American Jewish Experience through the Nineteenth Century: Immigration and Acculturation - National Humanities Center
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/nineteen/nkeyinfo/judaism.htm

American Jewish Experience in the Twentieth Century: Antisemitism and Assimilation - National Humanities Center
http://nationalhumanitiescenter.org/tserve/twenty/tkeyinfo/jewishexp.htm
 

Lessons

Jewish American Heritage Month
https://www.jewishheritagemonth.gov/


George Washington and Religious Freedom
https://www.uen.org/lessonplan/view/31581


Jewish Women’s Archive

https://jwa.org/teach/lessonplans

 

Lesson Plans About Judaism and Labor to Accompany Mobile Game

https://jwa.org/teach/jewishtimejump

Jewish Social Justice Education Project -Living the Legacy Civil Rights Lessons
https://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/civilrights/lessons

Living the Legacy Labor Lessons
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&qd= Living+the+Legacy+Labor+Lessons+