AT YOUR CHILDREN'S ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS
12. Encourage teachers and other school personnel to conduct discussions regarding anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred.
13. Provide information about anti-Semitism to appropriate groups and clubs. If no such organization exists, start one to sensitize students to anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry.
14. Encourage school projects that deal with anti-Semitism and other bigotry such as assembly programs, play performances, bulletin board and other displays.
15. Ask your school to invite a speaker from an organization like your local or state human rights commission or ADL to talk at an assembly. Videotape the presentation; arrange for news coverage.
16. Start an essay contest about anti-Semitism - its history, young people's experiences, their families' experiences, its current political exploitation. Arrange for the winning entries to be published in school and community newspapers and for the winners to be inter-viewed on local TV and radio programs.
17. Hold a car wash, race, dance or other community fundraising event to fight anti- Semitism, donating the proceeds to a recognized group pursuing that mission.
18. Arrange for teachers and other staff to participate in a workshop on anti-Semitism that includes (1) devising strategies for responding to acts directed against individuals and (2) developing "talking points" regarding the new, politically charged form of anti-Semitism.
19. Sponsor a "Speak Out Against Anti-Semitism" program during school hours and/or in the evening, during which students, teachers, and others from your community relate personal experiences and/or address the immediate damage and consequences of allowing anti-Semitism to go unchecked.
20. Locate "anti-anti-Semitic" Web sites (e.g., www.adl.org) and arrange to link them to your school or school district's Web site.
21. Sponsor a one-act play and/or short film competition where students write and produce works about anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry. Arrange for the winning writers and casts to be interviewed on local TV and radio programs.
22. Encourage art teachers to develop poster con-tests and other projects in which students depict the consequences of anti-Semitism and other expressions of hate and combine those images with anti-bigotry messages.
23. Arrange to produce a day-long all-school forum on anti-Semitism to include speakers and work-shops about the many forms of anti-Semitism, how to respond to them, and how to take pro-active measures to prevent them.
24. Sponsor an "anti-anti-Semitism" PSA contest with the top entries produced and broadcast on local media.
25. Sponsor an "anti-anti-Semitism" speech con-test. Arrange for the winners to be interviewed on local TV and radio programs and for excerpts from their speeches to be published in local papers.
26. Invite a Holocaust survivor or other person who has encountered one of the more gruesome forms of anti-Semitism to speak at an assembly on that person's experience and to share thoughts on the current forms of violence against Jews.
27. Organize a film and/or video series of movies that deal with anti-Semitism. Ask scholars to speak and lead discussions following the screenings.
28. Encourage grandparents who have experienced anti-Semitism to speak and lead discussions in their grandchildren's classes.
29. Work with your school librarian to create a display of historical and contemporary anti-Semitic publications including books, news-papers, magazines, films, music and videos.
30. Provide materials about careers promoting diversity and fighting anti-Semitism to the school guidance counselor, to share with students interested in such opportunities.
31. Encourage your school to sponsor an "intern fair" at which groups such as ADL and other anti-bigotry organizations that hire student interns can recruit interested students.
32. Encourage English teachers and others who develop reading lists for their students - particularly for books to be read outside of class - to include titles that deal with anti-Semitism.
33. Arrange for your school to produce its own video about anti-Semitism. The production could include scripted scenes, interviews with people in the community who had firsthand experience with anti-Semitism, poetry presentations, local and other news footage.
34. Arrange for an assembly that features a panel discussion by local college and university administrators, faculty and students on "Anti-Semitism on Campus: How to Recognize It and How to Respond."
35. Engage in peer-to-peer contact by adopting a pen pal in a Jewish community abroad that recently experienced anti-Semitism. Do Web research to learn the e-mail or actual addresses of Jewish institutions in those communities.