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Throughout much of Jewish history, desire for community and identity has been strong. Language, culture, and traditions have helped to build that sense of identity. Additionally, growth of the Zionist movement speaks to a feeling held by many that an identity based around a national homeland is essential for the Jewish people.

Memory and History
Consider the role of history, memory and myth in understanding the present and shaping the future.

The Origins of Zionism: 19th Century-World War I
This lesson will introduce students to the early history of Zionism, the Jewish national movement that was a driving force behind the establishment of the State of Israel.

The Jewish Calendar
Students learn about the Jewish calendar through interactive media presentations.