- Pathways for Healing: An Interview with Michael Signer (Video): In an interview with Tanenbaum CEO, Joyce Dubensky, former Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer reflects on the aftermath of the Unite the Right Rally and shares 3 pathways for healing.
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet that may be used alongside the video “Pathways for Healing: An Interview with Michael Signer”.
- A Path Forward: Confronting Hate in America (Video): Tanenbaum’s Combating Extremism Campaign collaborated with Arno Michaelis, a former leader in the skinhead movement and now a peacebuilder, who pushed former white supremacist Ken Parker to meet his first Jew. Arno introduced Ken to Tamara Meyer, a Jewish Holocaust Educator, and to race relations expert Daryl Davis. And they videotaped Ken “break bread with a Jew,” —something he previously vowed never to do, relinquish all of his KKK memorabilia to Daryl, and discuss his regrets.
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet that may be used alongside “A Path Forward: Confronting Hate in America”.
- What Does Anti-Semitism Sound Like – Dr. Leonard Polonsky: We’re sharing one man’s story about his first encounter with anti-Semitism. It tells us what it sounded like in his youth, and helps us understand what that felt like—and still feels like today. Because anti-Semitism isn’t just some abstract idea. It’s real. And it hurts.
- Sharia: What is Sharia really all about? How is it practiced? What does it mean in the U.S.? Learn this and more with our fact sheet.
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet that may be used alongside “Sharia”.
- National Geographic’s Partner Toolkit: This free toolkit includes a copy of ‘The Muslim Next Door,’ the second episode in Katie Couric’s docuseries America Inside Out, along with Tanenbaum’s Diversity in Islam fact sheet. Use them together to host an informed discussion about this critical topic: What is it really like to be Muslim in America? (screener available through May 2018)
- Diversity in Islam: A fact sheet explaining the different groups within Islam.
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet that may be used alongside “Diversity in Islam”.
- World Religions Fact Sheet
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet that may be used alongside “World Religions”.
- The President and the Hazzan: Washington had opinions on religious freedom! Here’s the proof: correspondence between America’s first president, George Washington, and Moses Seixas, the Hazzan of Newport’s Touro Synagogue of Congregation Jeshuat Israel. While they excluded enslaved African Americas and Native Americans from their vision of religious freedom, their commitment to freedom of conscience and their words contain timeless insights and values—that must be applied to all.
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet to use alongside “The President and the Hazzan”.
- Guidelines for Conducting Open Conversations: A “How-To” guide to help you share and discuss all of our Combating Extremism resources.
- 7 Principles for Inclusive Education: Tanenbaum’s well-researched and accessible framework to increase equity, decrease exclusion and explore diversity in classrooms.
- The Backlash Against Teaching about Islam: An article that explores the widespread opposition to teaching about Islam; and why teaching about religions (including Islam) can be valuable for students.
- Questions for Consideration: A question sheet to use alongside “The Backlash against Teaching about Islam”.
- Extreme Prejudice, a webinar hosted by Teaching Tolerance: Available as a recording, this webinar presents strategies for educators on how to teach about extremism safely and accurately. The webinar includes ways to inspire students and children to make their environments more inclusive.
- Extreme Prejudice: Practical approaches to teaching about religious extremism.
- Questions for Consideration: A question guide for talking about stereotypes and social justice.
- The New Task Force on Religious Liberty—What’s Going On?: When Attorney General Sessions announced the creation of the Religious Liberty Task Force, we found his speech informative, but it also raises questions. Use this resource to take a deeper look at his speech and religious liberty in the U.S.
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