June 2018 RelEdWeb Newsletter

June 2018 RelEdWeb Newsletter

Listing of current news article, lesson plan starters, and video clips related to Religious Education, World Religions, and Ethics.
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"The Hangman" by Maurice Ogden Worksheet

"The Hangman" by Maurice Ogden Worksheet

"The Hangman" by Maurice Ogden is a poem which illustrates and describes how bystanders often facilitate the commission of great evil. An attack on the marginalized and powerless in our society is in fact an attack upon us all. The silence of bystander did not keep him safe. Our own silence will not keep us safe.
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Hate Art:  The Venomous Portrayal of Jews in History

Hate Art: The Venomous Portrayal of Jews in History

Throughout the past two thousand years, the marginalization and hatred of the Jewish people has been fueled by the hateful depiction of Jews in art. The propagandistic and obscene use of art in this way has led to the murders of millions of Jews, and indeed, continues to threaten Jews around the world even today.
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