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.
Sefaria places excerpts from Exodus side-by-side with MLK's speech "I've Been to the Mountaintop."
You might be surprised to know that Martin Luther King was deeply connected to the Jewish community.
Use images, artifacts, and audio clips to develop a more nuanced understanding of the 1963 March on Washington.
Explore the diversity of the Jewish people through stories of several different shades of Judaism.
Spark a classroom discussion about race through the lens of a Black Jewish convert's story.