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Jews and African Americans: Siblings in Oppression?

Unit 3 , Lesson 1

Jewish Women's Archive - Living the Legacy

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Jews and African Americans: Siblings in Oppression?

Enduring understandings: 
  • Identification between Jews and African Americans can be a source of strength and a source of tension for both communities.
Essential questions: 
  • What is the significance of including the African American spiritual "Let My People Go" in a Passover seder?
  • In what ways do Jews and African Americans identify with each other, and what are the limitations of this identification?
Materials required: 

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Living the Legacy - Lesson: Jews and African Americans: Siblings in Oppression?." (Viewed on April 19, 2014) <http://jwa.org/teach/livingthelegacy/civilrights/jews-and-african-americans-siblings-in-oppression>.