Sharing Stories Inspiring Change


Education Programs and Resources

Stories bring history alive. JWA's print-ready activity guides, flexible lesson plans, and other resources will help your students make connections between their own lives and the lives of American Jews who came before them.

Living the Legacy

Group with "Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbor" sign

Two dozen lesson plans delve into the role Jewish men and women played in the Civil Rights and Labor Movements. A variety of activities provide new entry points to Jewish identity.

Go & Learn

Tefillin Barbie

Age-appropriate lesson plans for high school, family, and adult education programs on 16 topics ranging from pop culture to ritual, from food to social action. Just print, go, and learn!

Professional Development

Sam, Marilyn, and Alana

From videos to how-to guides, webinars to workshops, JWA’s professional development resources will help you integrate the stories of Jewish women and of activists into your teaching.

The Natalia Twersky Educator Award

Executive Director Gail Reimer and Twersky Award Winner Allyson Mattanah

Each year, JWA honors a creative educator for engaging students with primary sources from Submit a lesson and win the prize for yourself and your program!

Oral History Tools

Oral History Interview

Bring women's history to life! Our Oral History Guide takes you step-by-step through the interview process, including lists of questions and information about preserving and sharing the stories you record.


Emma Goldman poster

Put Jewish women’s stories on the walls of your school, synagogue, or community center. Each colorful poster features images, primary sources, and a timeline; our Women of Valor online exhibit explores the bigger picture.

On1Foot Logo

JWA is a co-sponsor of AJWS's On1Foot project, a portal to Jewish texts for social justice.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Education Programs and Resources." (Viewed on April 20, 2014) <>.