Building an Inclusive Day School

Explore ways to make your Jewish day school a more inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment for LGBTQ students, staff, and families.

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A Guide for LGBTQ Inclusion for Jewish Day Schools Below you will find several suggestions for how to make your Jewish day school a more inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment…

  Click here to download  an all-gender restroom sign. Click here to download a sign explaining the purpose of all-gender restrooms.

Family Portraits and Bible Stories Author: Andrea Guerra Content Areas: Bible Stories, LGBT Families, Jewish Values Grades: Pre-K-1st grade Objective: This lesson will help students explore and affirm different family…

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Jewish Social Action Maps Author: Rebecca Weiner Content Areas: Activism & Civil Rights, Ally, Bullying or Harassment, Jewish Law, Jewish Values Grades:  5th —12th grade Objectives: This lesson helps students…

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Non-Traditional Biblical Families Author: Rachel Ackerman Content Area: Families and Parenting, Jewish Values Grades: 9th-12th grade Goals: To give participants an opportunity to explore what makes their family unique. To…

Time: 10 minutes Materials: List of statements below or your own list of statements Audience: Students from 6th grade through college, Adults Note: This activity requires movement, you will need…

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What’s in a Pronoun?: Resources and Activities on Third-Person, Gender- Neutral Pronouns Assembled by Dubbs Weinblatt, Essie Shachar-Hill, and Jacob Klein   WHAT’S A PRONOUN? Pronouns are words used to…

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Written non-discrimination policies and benefits form the foundation of diversity and inclusion efforts. Do the organizations you belong to, work for and/or support have a policy in place that specifically…

Top 10 ways to respond to “That’s So Gay!”  Compiled from responses gathered from participants of Keshet’s National Training Institutes Don’t ignore it. Take the individual aside and have a…

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