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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

Where

online

“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.

For more information on the technical requirements, see Programs for Schools.

Information for School Groups

View into the exhibition

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

We have coordinated this offer with the following modules of the Berlin and Brandenburg curriculum framework for the subjects history and ethics in grades 9 and 10:

History

  • 3.6 Choice of modules 9/10: Images of the Enemy (case analysis) – Racist Stereotypes since Imperialism

Ethics

  • 3.6 What can I trust? – Knowledge and Faith

In order to tailor this offer to your group, we need information about the learning context (type of school, subject, and teaching topic) as well as the group size and the school’s technical equipment at the time of booking. This workshop’s content and methods are adapted to the learning level of the curriculum framework. The group requires no previous knowledge.

Where, when, what?

  • Cost 80 €, reduced rate 40 €

    Number of participants up to 15

    RegistrationT +49 (0)30 259 93 305 (Mon–Fri, 10 am–4 pm)
    visit@jmberlin.de

    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.

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