Confronting Antisemitism Educational Workshop Series

Online Multiple Days and Times

January 21, 2021 to May 31, 2021

Join us for this timely series of virtual workshops for parents, students, educators, administrators, and community members. Led by the JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and the Marin County Office of Education.

Series I: From Discrimination to Deportation

Presented by the JFCS Holocaust Center and ADL

This series will introduce anti-bias lessons to stop the escalation of hate in our community and discuss the historical significance of lists used for discrimination, deportation, and extermination, both past and present. The workshops will provide a safe space to ask questions about recent antisemitic incidents locally in Marin County and around the world. Together we will explore the impact that bias has on individuals and communities.

  1. Wednesday, October 21   
    Parent Workshop 7 – 8 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center with the ADL and JFCS’ Center for Children and Youth.
  2. Wednesday, October 28th  
    Student Workshop 3:30 – 5 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center with the ADL
  3. Thursday, November 12th   
    Teacher Workshop 3:30 – 5 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center with the ADL
  4. Wednesday, November 18th   
    Administrator Workshop 3:30 – 5 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center with the ADL

Series II: Taking a Stand: Rescue and Resistance During the Holocaust

January – February 2021

This series will explore heroic individuals who stood up to Nazi discrimination during the Holocaust. These  “upstanders” serve as an inspiration for our community. Holocaust survivors will join the workshops for families and teachers and school administrators via Zoom as guest faculty to inspire the participants with their first hand experiences.

  1. Thursday, January 21st Register here >
    Teacher Workshop 3 – 4:30 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center with the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation
  2. Wednesday, January 27th  
    Student Workshop 10 – 11:15 am
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center
  3. Thursday, February 3rd Register here >
    Family Workshop 5:30 – 6:45 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center
  4. Thursday, February 25th
    Teacher and School Administrator Workshop 3 – 4:30 pm
    Facilitated by the JFCS Holocaust Center

Series III: Genocide Awareness

March – April 2021

Each year, April is recognized as Genocide Awareness Month. Series III will inspire the community to recognize the patterns of genocide. Opportunities for community commemoration and peer education will be provided. Resources for this series will include survivor testimony.

Community Conversation: A Year in Review

May 2021

Join us for a community gathering to discuss and evaluate a year of learning together. Families, students, teachers, administrators, and community members are invited to join this discussion.


Led by the JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with the ADL and the Marin County Office of Education.

 

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Jan
21
Multiple Days and Times
Join us for this timely series of virtual workshops for parents, students, educators, administrators, and community members. Led by the JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)...
Jan
21
9:00 am – 12:30 pm PST
Dr. Bruce Perry will discuss how patterns of stress can determine risk or resilience and the implications of this dynamic for the current COVID-19 epidemic.
Jan
21
1:00 – 2:00 pm PST
Expectations about discipline, rules, and acceptable behavior may be different than when we were raising our children. In this discussion facilitated by a seasoned grandparent, we will discover tips to...
Jan
22
1:00 – 2:00 pm PST
Teens are notoriously social. They may be experiencing higher levels of stress and frustration that stem from a disruption in daily routines and a lack of connection to their friends....
Jan
26
1:00 – 2:00 pm PST
Join an immersive workshop experience cultivating compassion, based on the latest research on mindfulness and altruism. Explore strategies for strengthening self-compassion, connecting with others, and finding peace in difficult circumstances.
Jan
27
3:00 – 4:30 pm
If you have experienced a personal loss, the Grieving the Loss of a Loved One Bereavement Group welcomes you. This six-week series, facilitated by professional grief counselors, is a way for those...
Jan
27
1:00 – 2:15 pm PST
Join JFCS’ Seniors At Home as we host Dr. Jessica Zitter for a community viewing of her film, CAREGIVER: A Love Story, and a discussion on life, love, death, and family. Free...
Feb
03
5:30 – 6:45 pm (PST)
Join us for this timely series of virtual workshops for parents, students, educators, administrators, and community members. Led by the JFCS Holocaust Center in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)...
Feb
04
Join the JFCS Holocaust Center for Pages and Stages, a seminar-style course offered to both high school students and adult community members from the Bay Area and beyond. Those who...