Resources and Tools for Addressing Antisemitism, Intolerance, & Bias

Talking about and Responding to Antisemitism

Resources for Parents and Children

PJ Library: How to Talk to Children About Antisemitism

Interfaith Family:Confronting Antisemitism: If I Don’t Respond, Who Will?

Tablet Magazine:  Bullies in the Schoolyard

Jewish Social Service Agency: Tips for Talking with Children About Antisemitism

Jewish Family and Children’s Services: Bullying Prevention

Mental Health America: Helping Children Cope With Tragedy Related Anxiety


Resources for Teens and Adults

Harvard Business Review: How to Respond to an Offensive Comment at Work

Southern Poverty Law Center: Speak Up: Responding to Everyday Bigotry, Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)

Living NFTY: NFTY responds to actual, virtual and viral bullying, teasing and harassment

ADL: Empowering Jewish Youth to Respond to Antisemitism

Reform Judaism Magazine: Navigating Anti-Semitic Encounters


For Schools and Teachers: Curriculum and Resources

Institute for Curriculum Services: provides curricula and professional development to social studies educators with the goal of strengthening the quality of K-12 education on Jewish subjects for all.

Facing History and Ourselves: Engages students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.

Teaching Tolerance: In response to the recent events in Charlottesville, Facing History and Ourselves, Teaching Tolerance, the Anti-Defamation League, the American Federation of Teachers, and EduColor teamed up to support educators.

ADL: Resources for Educators, Parents & Families on cyber-bullying, No Place for Hate, A Classroom of Difference. Literature, Lessons Plans and Other Resources

Books, Projects and Programs

“Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism”

“How to Fight Antisemitism”

No Place for Hate: The goal of No Place for Hate is to inspire a national movement led by students and educators who are committed to using the power of positive peer influence to build inclusive and safe schools in which all students can thrive.

Not in Our Schools: Not In Our School is a program that creates safe, accepting and inclusive school communities. Not In Our School provides training, films, lesson plans and resources that inspire students to take the lead in standing up to bullying and intolerance in their schools.

The Bully Project: The BULLY Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY. It has sparked a national movement to stop bullying that is transforming kids’ lives and changing a culture of bullying into one of empathy and action.

Candid Conversations on Race

While Federation has compiled this list of resources for reference, the views and opinions expressed in these publications are those of the authors. They do not purport to reflect the opinions or views of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.