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Antisemitism Awareness and Jewish Allyship Virtual Pop-Up Library

This virtual pop-up list features books, videos, and online resources highlighting Jewish art, culture, and history. It also provides resources for folks who wish to become better allies in combatting antisemitism. This guide was created in spring 2023 and last updated January 24, 2024. Suggested resources and feedback may be emailed to

Get Started

Embarking on self-education can be daunting. Where do you start? This section is a selection of resources to help if you are new to these topics. After checking these out, the sections below have resources to help you dig deeper.

  • Learn Context: Judaism, Jewish history, and anti-Jewish prejudice: An overview
    An introduction written by Mika Ahuvia, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies & Comparative Religion to the topics listed in the title. This resources is particularly helpful for those requiring more context before diving into the topic of antisemitism. 
  • Local Guide: The Guide to Jewish Living in Chicago
    The Guide to Jewish Living in Chicago offers a comprehensive, up-to-date listing of Chicago-area Jewish organizations, resources, products, and services.
  • Discover Artists: The Jewish Art Salon
    "The Jewish Art Salon is a global network for Jewish visual art. Established in 2008 and based in New York City, the JAS, a 501.c.3 nonprofit institution, has over 400 members and over 2,000 subscribers."

Fighting Antisemitism

Fight Antisemitism [Resource Guide, Anti-Defamation League]

How to Fight Antisemitism [Article, Bernie Sanders, Jewish Currents, November 11, 2019]