Antisemitism – You Can Make A Difference

Media Literacy, Anti-Jewish Propaganda and How to Stand Up Against Hate

Developed by the VHEC in response to the rise of antisemitism in British Columbia, Canada and around the world, this online workshop provides practical step-by-step guidelines and empowers students and the general public to become upstanders against antisemitism and other forms of racism.


  • Free-of-charge
  • Recommended for students in grades 10 through 12 (possible adaptions for students in grades 8–9)
  • Accessible to learners at any time after registration
  • Offers different levels of engagement and learning at the user’s own pace
  • Is of flexible duration:
    2 hours, clips and presentation only
    3 hours, with optional extensions
    30-40 minutes, one of three workshop parts taken as an independent lesson

Workshop features a student media literacy tool kit and a conversation template on how to speak up against antisemitism.

Includes video-recorded student questions on antisemitism and messages from members of the Jewish community in BC.

Interactive features include downloadable student activities, review quizzes, a “gallery walk” and a teacher and students’ guide.


  • Examine the most extreme forms of anti-Jewish hate as occurred during the Holocaust
  • Decode historical and contemporary antisemitic propaganda based on primary source examples
  • Reflect on the dangers and implications of historical and present-day antisemitism
  • Assess the reliability and credibility of sources through the media literacy tool kit
  • Practice standing up against antisemitic behaviour by employing a conversation template
    Learn about diverse forms of civic engagement to pursue a more just world