Investigate what it means for American Jews to celebrate Passover and the Fourth of July in the context of religious and national freedom, by reading an editorial from the April 1897 issue of The American Jewess.
Consider Miriam’s experience of exile and investigate the parallels between her story and moments of alienation and isolation in your own life.
Read the 1890 Yom Kippur sermon by Ray Frank, the first Jewish woman to preach formally from a pulpit, and consider what unites and divides the Jewish people both historically and today.
Explore and interrogate the identification between Jews and African-Americans against the backdrop of the Passover seder.
Act out, through tableaux vivants, the ways Jews took what they had learned from the Civil Rights Movement and other liberation movements and used these insights to change the Jewish community.
Discover how recipes can tell stories about Jewish history and its ever-changing rich cultural diversity.
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Lesson Plans." (Viewed on August 19, 2019) <https://jwa.org/teach/lessonplans>.