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.
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.
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!
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.
Each year, JWA honors a creative educator for engaging students with primary sources from jwa.org. Submit a lesson and win the prize for yourself and your program!
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.
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.
JWA is a co-sponsor of AJWS's On1Foot project, a portal to Jewish texts for social justice.