FAMILIES

Our schools are ground zero in the fight against antisemitism and can be one of the first places kids are exposed to it. From 2022–2023, antisemitic incidents in K–12 schools increased by 135% from the year before. Discover practical advice, support, peer education programs, conversation starters, and more for parents and caregivers of children and teens. 

CJP

Learn about the benefits of implementing the National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism recommendations in K-12 Schools in Massachusetts.

ADL

The ADL offers guidance for families on how to hold conversations around current events.

ADL

A bibliography of children's and young adult literature that addresses bias, bigotry, diversity and social justice.

ADL

The ADL and partner organization Lost Tribe announce a new initiative aimed at helping Jewish teens and pre-teens counter antisemitism online.

CJP

Combating antisemitism: CJP grants enhance safety in 14 day schools and 40 early childhood centers.

CJP

Sign up to receive future emails from the JCRC about programs and resources specifically geared towards families of K-12 students.

Camera Education Institute

A researched and vetted list of K-12 books that portray Israel and its history with accuracy and fairness.

ADL

A bilingual English and Spanish guide to empowering young people in the aftermath of hate.

ADL

The Anti-Defamation League helps students make sense of bias and injustice coverage in the news today.

JewishBoston.com

“Now is the time to put our shared values and mutual responsibility for one another and Israel ahead of the things that might divide us.”

CJP

We have work to do, which is why I’m so proud that over the past year CJP has partnered with ADL and so many other organizations to launch our 5-Point Plan to combat antisemitism and anti-Zionism. We will not likely eliminate a 3,000-year-old hatred in our lifetimes, but we will certainly be stronger and fight against it more effectively when we fight it together.  

The New York Times

Deborah Lipstadt, the U.S. Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating Antisemitism, suggests that Jewish pride can be a way to counter antisemitism.