Black and Jewish Relations

Unpacked for Educators (A division of OpenDor Media)
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The history of the relationship between the Black and Jewish communities in the U.S. is complex, with ups and downs that often mirror America’s own turbulent and troubled legacy of slavery and discrimination. What are the historical roots behind the cooperation and the conflict today? We explore the history of Black-Jewish relations to uncover the good and the bad, the things the communities have in common, and what inspires a vision for a brighter future. After watching the video, use the prompts below to learn more and get your students thinking.


Area of Work

  • AS&B - After School and Beyond
  • Camp
  • CL - Congregational Learning
  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • FE - Family Engagement
  • T - Teens

Resource Type

  • Video

Resource Category

  • Israel Education


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