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CAEF Web Panel - Combating Antisemitism with Jewish Heritage Month Resources

May is Jewish Heritage Month

CAEF Web Panel features four organizations which provide education about Jews, Judaism, Jewish History, Holocaust Education and Antisemitism.

Join Andria Spindel in conversation with Nicole Miller, Leora Schaefer, Corey Margolese and Shari Schwartz-Maltz on Tuesday, May 26th.

Combating Antisemitism
Jewish Heritage Month Resources

Canadian Antisemitism Education Foundation presents a Web Panel

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 3:30-4:30 pm EST

Watch the full Web Panel here

Today with rising antisemitism in Canada and globally, with Holocaust ignorance and even Holocaust Denial at high levels among people in certain age groups and in some communities, with criticism of Israel going far and beyond mere policy disagreements to calls for her destruction, and false claims seeking to totally exclude and delegitimize the nation state of the Jewish people, there is a need for Jews and non-Jews to consider how to counteract the threats and stop the danger, to protect the Jewish communities and preserve our democracy and freedoms.


CAEF asks:  What is Jewish Heritage; what must be taught? How does education counter antisemitism? What has been the result of all efforts to date? What does being philo-semitic or proto-Judaic mean? How can we do what Elan Carr, the US Special Envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism recommends—not to stop at fighting antisemitism but to help nations love their Jews! How does Israel fit into the teaching of Jewish Heritage?

Watch the full Web Panel here

FAST is a national nonprofit providing free online educational resources to combat antisemitism and all forms of intolerance since 2005.

Facing History and Ourselves provides educators with professional development and classroom resources that address racism, antisemitism, and prejudice at pivotal moments in history.

JTeach is a nonprofit educational company that provides relevant learning about Jewish culture, traditions and religion, as well as training and resources about the dangers of antisemitism and important lessons from the Holocaust.

The Jewish Heritage Committee of TDSB makes available resources for classroom teachers to address stereotypes, antisemitism, racism and prejudice to help students develop an understanding of anti-oppression, treatment of marginalized groups and human rights.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


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