Next Year In... Moscow ? - The Red Haggadah
A variety of lesson plans and activities available below. You can teach one lesson or teach a learning unit using our recommendations.
There are different lessons in Hebrew and in English, due to different material available (books, videos etc). The Hebrew lessons are available HERE
Film screening & discussion – Operation Wedding documentary
Slideshow and writing exercise: Jewish holidays behind the Iron Curtain
Sharansky's matzah in Soviet Solitary confinement
1948: The Need For A Jewish State (Golda Meir's visit in Moscow on Rosh HaShana)
The longing for Zion - songs, videos and discussions
Sing in Hebrew, “Blue and White are the colors of my land"
Activity: Present & Protest: get inspired by creative and non-violent 70's protests
How to identify fake news of today from fake news of past Soviet media - Slideshow & Discuss
Bring (or Zoom in) Refuseniks or Activists to class
Calculated Discussion: Permission To Leave Paradise
Read & discuss: 13 year old against the KGB (short story)
Crash Course- Refuseniks: Let My People Go!
Watch & Discuss: Freeing Russian Jewry, The Refuseniks
The growth of the communist regime in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"
Interpretation of paintings and posters on a Jewish struggle in the USSR
The Refuseniks and Operation Wedding
The Secrets of Israel -Slideshow & guided discussion
[Tisha B’Av] Hebrew poetry & song (adv): Won’t you ask after, O Zion, the weal of your captive?
Women of the Refuseniks - video & discussion
"Children's Tale" - slideshow on Jewish children in the USSR - American Soviet Jewry
The death of Stalin in Purim 1953, compared to Haman
Home-made miracles of Hanukkah
"Refuseniks: Heroes of History" Slideshow -- Archive of the American Soviet Jewry Movement