Jewish Heritage

About Jewish Heritage Month

May is designated Jewish Heritage Month in Canada. This was first introduced in the Senate by Senator Linda Frum as Bill S-232 where it was passed in May 2017, and was then introduced for consideration to the House of Commons by MP Michael Levitt, where it was passed unanimously by Parliament in 2018. 

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies is pleased to provide this Jewish Heritage Month Resource Guidebook to support student learning. 

The guide includes a wealth of information and resources in presenting authentic, meaningful learning opportunities for students. 

The overall objectives of the Jewish Heritage Month Resource Guidebook are to:

Click here to download the FSWC Jewish Heritage Month Guidebook.

Children's Books

Children's literature is a great way to start conversations about Jewish people, history and culture. Here are some book recommendations by ADL.

For a list of other book recommendations by EAA members, visit HERE.

Jewish Heritage Guide - 

Understanding Terms

For more Jewish Heritage Month lesson ideas and suggestions by EAA members, visit HERE.