Antisemitism

Antisemitism Resource Collection: Facing History and Ourselves

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, May 14, 2024 / Comments Off on Antisemitism Resource Collection: Facing History and Ourselves

Combating Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century Antisemitism is anti-Jewish prejudice, discrimination, hatred, hostility, violence, or oppression. (See our antisemitism explainer for a more detailed explanation of what antisemitism is and how it […]

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POSTPONED Usable History in Times of Crisis:  Reflections on 10 Years of Living in the Past

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, May 7, 2024 / Comments Off on POSTPONED Usable History in Times of Crisis:  Reflections on 10 Years of Living in the Past

POSTONED In the summer of 2014 Tammy Hepps moved to Squirrel Hill for one year to research her family’s ancestral Jewish community of Homestead, Pennsylvania.  Ten years later, she’s still […]

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Jewish Ameican Heritage Month

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, April 17, 2024 / Comments Off on Jewish Ameican Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) every May honors the rich contributions and unique stories of Jewish Americans. It showcases the deep connections between Jewish communities and the diverse tapestry of […]

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Seneca Valley Intermediate High School teacher and CWB Partner Teacher Michele Russo awarded the Antisemitism Civic Courage Award by the Shine A Light Organization

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Seneca Valley Intermediate High School teacher and CWB Partner Teacher Michele Russo awarded the Antisemitism Civic Courage Award by the Shine A Light Organization

See the Story and find out more about how Michele is tranforming her teaching: HERE

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The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series Presents: The Holocaust and October 7: Entangled Memory?

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 1, 2024 / Comments Off on The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series Presents: The Holocaust and October 7: Entangled Memory?

The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series Presents: The Holocaust and October 7: Entangled Memory? Guest Speakers: Prof. Havi Dreifuss Holocaust Studies and Commemoration Amidst Ongoing October 7th: Challenges and […]

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Unlocking Insights: Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum Delivers Perspectives on Communal Responsibilities Post-Oct. 7 Ahead of Pittsburgh Appearance

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, February 29, 2024 / Comments Off on Unlocking Insights: Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum Delivers Perspectives on Communal Responsibilities Post-Oct. 7 Ahead of Pittsburgh Appearance

Tsipy Gur, founder and executive director of Classrooms Without Borders, said Berenbaum’s expertise will enable scores of educators to coalesce and consider new reactions to an age-old plight. FIND OUT MORE […]

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Say It Like It Is: Guidelines for Responding to Misconceptions & Untruths about the Israel-Hamas War

By Kate Lukaszewicz / Monday, February 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Say It Like It Is: Guidelines for Responding to Misconceptions & Untruths about the Israel-Hamas War

Say It Like It Is: Guidelines for Responding to Misconceptions & Untruths about the Israel-Hamas War

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Exploring the Israel-Hamas dynamic in educational settings, Classrooms Without Borders introduces new curricula.

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, February 2, 2024 / Comments Off on Exploring the Israel-Hamas dynamic in educational settings, Classrooms Without Borders introduces new curricula.

While these resources aim to assist teachers and students in understanding the current situation, some local educators find themselves in a challenging position where open discussions may be constrained by […]

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Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 23, 2024 / Comments Off on Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE GIVES UPDATE FROM THE GROUND: Read the story HERE Avi will be in the Greater Pittsburgh Area February 4th through the 14th 2024

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Securing Israel’s Future: Navigating Politics and Accountability in the Netanyahu Era with Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 16, 2024 / Comments Off on Securing Israel’s Future: Navigating Politics and Accountability in the Netanyahu Era with Avi Ben-Hur

Explore the intricate balance between Israel’s safety and political dynamics in our upcoming event. Join us as we delve into the challenges faced by Netanyahu in maintaining power amidst growing […]

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