Confronting Antisemitism: Empowering Our Students & Ourselves


Antisemitism is on the rise around the world, and Jewish tweens and teens are very aware of this troubling trend. Educators can help address the impact on their students’ personal lives and on their identities as Jews in the modern world.

This series aims to equip educators with the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to address rising antisemitism with their students.

Participants will learn and workshop classroom strategies for:

  • Understanding, coping with, and responding to antisemitism
  • Dealing with subtle antisemitism and with traumatic events
  • Building student and communal resilience
  • Empowering students


Dates & Time: Mon Feb 6, Wed Feb 8, and Mon Feb 13, 12:30 – 2:00 PM EST
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Non- Member Price: $36

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This series will run multiple times and for multiple audiences over the course of the year. 

If you are interested in partnering with us to bring this program to a group of 25 or more educators please write to us at

Series Facilitators:

This series is facilitated by members of The Lookstein Center staff.

Hyim Brandes

Hyim Brandes

Director of Technology

Hyim Brandes has worked at the intersection of Jewish education and technology for more than two decades spearheading projects and initiatives focusing on student personalization and 21st century learning. Hyim studied Jewish History at U.C. Berkeley, spent three years studying at Pardes, and was a Joshua Venture Group Fellow. At The Lookstein Center, Hyim serves as the Director of Technology, where in addition to being responsible for all things ed tech, he creates and facilitates trainings and professional development programs in history, combatting antisemitism, and 21st century learning. 
Naomi Schrager

Naomi Schrager

Director of Education, Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy

Naomi Schrager is a veteran Jewish educator with more than two decades of experience teaching, creating curricula and informal education programming, and serving as a school administrator. Naomi completed Yeshiva University's Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies while pursuing her Master's degree at Azrieli Graduate School of Education. She currently serves as The Director of Education for Lookstein Virtual Jewish Academy, where she oversees The Lookstein Center’s online school for Jewish studies and has designed and facilitated dozens of professional development trainings to hundreds of educators around the world.