Elementary

Essay Contest



Stop the Hate® Youth Speak Out celebrates students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society. By reflecting on real-life situations and detailing ways to make a positive difference in the world, this next generation of leaders can win big.
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Northeast Ohio Immigration & History

Growing Up in Cleveland 100 Years Ago, Grades K-2

What was life like for Cleveland youth before iPads and cell phones? Hands-on activities, photographs, and recounted stories encourage young learners to distinguish between past, present, and future while exploring how children's lives have changed in a century.

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Building a City, Grades 2-5

Students meet the early pioneers who worked seven days a week to survive and are introduced to the concept of working as a team on a large scale. Engaging in discussion and analysis of maps, texts, and pictures, they discover why and how immigrant Jews valued civic leadership and helped people within and outside of their community.

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Israel: Then & Now, Grades 2-5

A people with no home, rejected across the globe for religious beliefs, find hope in a land they can make their own. In 1948, when Israel was declared the first Jewish state, it gave the Jewish people an opportunity to create a home for themselves and their children – what would come of this land, the people, and a culture?
Take a look back and imagine what’s ahead during this world premiere exhibition that combines milestone moments, historic images, interactive media, and film to explore Israel: Then & Now.

Jewish Faith & Tradition

Celebrate with Us, Grades K-5

As the seasons turn, Jewish tradition offers many rich and wonderful holidays and remembrances. Through storytelling, ritual objects, art, and song, students learn about Jewish holiday rituals and traditions, exploring firsthand the beauty of this faith and culture.

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What Is Judaism?, Grades 3-5

Whether it's as a culture, a religious identification, or an ethnicity, no one way of understanding Judaism is more correct than another. Discover the diversity and richness of Judaism through discussion and the examination of artwork, relics, customs, and practices.

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