Books to help children learn about Jewish culture and antisemitism

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Posted by: Sue Atkins

In order to be anti-racist it’s important to educate yourself and those around you about Jewish history, culture and faith, and a great way to do this is through literature that explores Jewish issues. While adults can learn more about Jews through a variety of publications, including by reading Holocaust literature, for those with kids it can be hard to know what to encourage them to read.

It’s important that children have access to stories that contain Jewish characters and explore Jewish issues, to help them grow up to be understanding and compassionate towards people of all cultures and faiths.

Below are some great books for toddlers up to teens, all focusing on Jewish characters and issues. From picture books to graphic novels, Good Housekeeping found books that deal with a variety of Jewish experiences, from forming friendships to fighting injustice.

Here’s their essential list… click here

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