Responding to Synagogue Violence: Resources for Educators

The following resources for students were compiled following the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA in October 2018. These resources include lesson plans, activities, and discussion questions. Many are appropriate in responding to other Anti-Semitic incidents of violence, as well as other forms of bullying and bias.


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The Anti-Defamation League notes that, "Reading + discussing children's literature w/children about diversity, bias and social justice is a great way to fight hate." See their collection of books, as well as these lists below, for ideas.

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