Classroom Category Resources: Jewish history

An Integrated Approach to Teaching Jewish and World History

Below you will find Rhonda Leibowitz’s detailed curriculum for her 9th grade integrated World and Jewish History Course, as presented at the YUShare conference. We hope... Read more

The Balfour Declaration: Celebrating 100 years

Most magnanimous gesture or the biggest error of judgment? This lesson celebrates 100 years of the Balfour Declaration, explaining what it is and why it... Read more

Times Are Changing?

This webquest helps to analyze the time period leading up to the Haskalah Movement and grants a better understanding of the issues facing the... Read more

Jesus and Jewish Values

This webquest explores why the vast majority of Jews did not follow Jesus’s teachings in the time period when he lived.   Click here. Read more

Model Zionist Conference – 1903

Students participate in an imaginary Zionist conference which brings together Zionist and anti-Zionist leaders from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This unit was... Read more

MLK and the Jewish Community: Shared Dreams

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Active Learning in the Teaching of History

Professor Nechama Leibowitz outlines her active learning methodology and presents five Jewish history lessons for middle and high school. Note: these lessons do not... Read more