January 15, 2019
Many activist and feminist Jews are wondering whether to participate in the 2019 women’s marches this weekend in light of concerns about antisemitism. It is a complicated conversation. We created and shared this discussion plan with our group leaders to help guide a conversation with the teens in their Moving Traditions groups, Rosh Hodesh, Shevet, and Tzelem.
This discussion provides a rich opportunity for teens to listen to each other and engage in civil discourse on issues about which people have very different thoughts and feeling. It presents teens with a great way to think about activism and our various and overlapping identities — often referred to as” intersectionality” — including our concerns about gender, race, sexuality, and antisemitism.Continue Reading →