Skip to main content

Antisemitism. The Rumor about the Jews

Digital Workshop

The contempt for Jewish traditions and the rejection of Jews have a long history that has led to hatred and violence time and again. In Germany today, Jewish institutions are protected by the police. Antisemitism is a complex, sometimes elusive phenomenon. In this digital workshop, we will approach the phenomenon of “Antisemitism” by watching and evaluating film examples of topics such as “swear word,” “circumcision debate,” and “anti-Jewish images.” The film clips invite the participants to exchange, discuss, and adopt a stance on the impact and content of Antisemitism.

By appointment



“Antisemitism is the rumor about the Jews.” (Theodor W. Adorno, Minima Moralia)

This workshop raises awareness of Antisemitic expressions and actions. The participantsʼ ideas, thought processes, and experiences are explored in the open discussion.

Digital Workshop Agenda

  • The contact person is sent a link in advance to the video conference platform Zoom.
  • Workshop introduction by the guide via video stream.
  • The guide presents film clips on the topic of Antisemitism, and the participants vote online on various questions.
  • The guide chairs the discussion and creates a summary of the content via video stream.

This offer is designed such that the discussion of the film examples is supplemented by interactive surveys.

Entrance to a jagged room within the exhibition space.

Antisemitism debate room; Jewish Museum Berlin, photo: Roman März

How does a digital workshop work?

Participants join the digital workshop using Zoom video conferencing software. There is no need to install Zoom for this, you can simply use your web browser. Details on how to join the workshop will be sent to you in advance by email after your booking has been confirmed.

Please allow some time before the workshop begins to connect digitally to the museum.

The following technical requirements are necessary for you to participate in a workshop:

  • Each participant needs a web-enabled device (preferably: PC, laptop) with a camera as well as a microphone.
  • For an optimal experience, please use a stable LAN or WLAN connection to the Internet and a current version of your web browser (e.g. Firefox or Google Chrome).

The following technical requirements are necessary in order to participate in a workshop at school:

  • An Internet-capable computer that can connect to the videoconferencing software
  • A smartboard, large screen, or projector connected to the computer that is running Zoom
  • Speakers (often integrated into the smartboard) connected to the computer that is running Zoom
  • A webcam, either external or integrated into the computer that is running Zoom
  • A mobile external microphone connected to the computer that is running Zoom
  • There must be a working Wi-Fi network in the room to which the students have authorized access. Each student will need an Internet-capable smartphone or tablet. We recommend using as many devices as possible, but devices may be shared if necessary.
What happens to my data during a digital workshop?

The digital workshop is conducted using the Zoom video conferencing platform, under the license of the Jewish Museum Berlin. Only you receive the invitation and password by e-mail. The connection is additionally encrypted.

Data storage during the workshop

  • No personal data will be passed on to the producer of the videoconferencing platform. You do not have to register with Zoom or download the program to use the service. All you need is the latest version of an Internet browser and Internet access.
  • Data that can be viewed by Zoom as the producer of the platform is described here: Zooms privacy policy (Zooms Datenschutzerklärung)
  • All personal data that you provide the platform with to register your own license are stored according to the terms and conditions and the privacy policy of the platform. The Jewish Museum Berlin has no access to this information.

Anonymous participation

  • If you wish to participate in the workshop but do not wish to disclose any personal data, you may use an alias or pseudonym.

Video recording during the workshop

  • The Jewish Museum Berlin will never make audio, video, or screen recordings (screenshots) of digital workshops without your consent.

Where, when, what?

  • Cost per group 100 € for adults
    65 € for adults reduced rate
    45 € für School groups

    Number of participants up to 15

    RegistrationT +49 (0)30 259 93 305 (Mon–Fri, 10 am–4 pm)
    For groups we offer workshops on your desired date. Please contact us at least 4-6 weeks before your desired date for this service.

    Please note This workshop is suitable for grades 9 to 13 as well as for adults.

    Languages We offer this workshop in German and English.

Share, Newsletter, Feedback

Tours and Workshops: Lessons and Project Days (15)