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October 7, 2015 | 24th Tishrei 5776
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Current Events and Crisis Response

Lessons, guidelines, and other resources to help in responding with a Jewish perspective to current events.

For grades 4 and above. A guide for teaching about the devastating tsunami of 2004, which special focus on how tikkun olam inspired the responses of different religious groups to aid the survivors.
A framework for teachers and parents to acknowledge and address the devastation of hurricane Katrina in a Jewish context.
A guide created by the Union in the wake of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. Designed to be used by educators, faculty members, and parents, the materials are divided into age-appropriate units. Please copy, adapt, and use as appropriate in your congregation.
This 9/11 Remembrance lesson contains material designed to help students and faculties take a moment to look back on the tragedy of September 11, 2001 and to remember its many victims.

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