Martin Luther King Jr. and the Jewish Experience
The Jewish Education Project
A collection of resources to explore the relationship between the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the Jewish community, and social responsibility.
Be sure to also explore our Racial Justice Resource Collection - Responding to the Moment and Beyond and our Racial Justice Playlist created by Kendell Pinkney.
Honor Dr. King and his legacy with some of these "do, read, discuss" service ideas and activities.
A lesson plan examining the question: What does Martin Luther King, Jr's struggle have to do with Jews today?
A blog post by Evan Traylor connecting Dr. King and the biblical figure Moses.
Explore the friendship and activism connecting the lives of MLK and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Students will study MLK and Honi Ha-Magel to gain new insights into the holidays of MLK Day and Tu B’Shevat.
Grade-specific lessons and opportunities to examine civil rights in the United States past and present.
MLK's speeches and ideas in Talmudic form, with relevant Torah excerpts contextualizing his ideas.
Explore the diversity of the Jewish people through stories of several different shades of Judaism.
You might be surprised to know that Martin Luther King was deeply connected to the Jewish community.