Responding to Violence in a Pittsburgh Synagogue: Resources for Educators

A number of organizations have compiled resources to guide families and educators through difficult conversations following the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA. These resources include lesson plans and classroom activities. Here is a collection of what has been published so far, along with related resources; we'll add new resources as they become available.

Note: A number of these resources include ideas for addressing bias and bullying, which can be used in discussion of the recent tragedies in Kentucky and North Carolina as well.


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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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