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Short, Geoffrey, and Bruce Carrington. “Antisemitism and the Primary School: Children's Perceptions of Jewish Culture and Identity.” Research in Education 54 (1995): 14-24.


This article discusses the problem of excluding anti-Semitism in anti-racist education in the United Kingdom, especially given its resurgence across Europe. Short and Carrington argue that anti-Semitism should be included in anti-racist education and begin at the primary school level. They go on to discuss how it should be taught, including inquiring how much children know about and their attitudes towards Judaism. Generally, most non-Jewish children know very little about Judaism and what they know is often wrong and based on stereotypes.


Melissa Otis-Dixon