Reclaiming Zionism for Your Classroom

On-Demand Recording

Look beyond the politics and controversies surrounding Zionism and take a deeper dive into understanding the ideology, leading people and events that shaped the movement as we have come to understand it today.

Join Unpacked for Educators’ Avi Posen and Sarah Gordon as they discuss our latest video series and curriculum on Zionism with renowned historian and series writer Gil Troy. Explore the fascinating educational curriculum that can be used to fully showcase why Zionism is a core value of Jewish history and identity for our students even in 2022.

In Partnership with UnitEd

Professor Gil Troy

Historian and Zionist activist

Gil Troy is an award-winning American presidential historian, leading Zionist activist, and best-selling author. He has written The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s, Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight against Zionism as Racism, and The Zionist Ideas: Visions for the Jewish Homeland – Then, Now, Tomorrow, which was a 2019 National Jewish Book Award Finalist. His new book, co-authored with human rights activist Natan Sharansky, Never Alone: Prison, Politics and My People, was recently published by PublicAffairs of Hachette. Troy has also appeared as a featured commentator on CNN’s popular multipart documentaries, The Eighties, The Nineties, and The 2000s. Additionally, he chairs Taglit-Birthright Israel’s International Education Committee.


Avi Posen & Sarah Gordon

Unpacked for Educators

Avi Posen is the Senior Director of Israel Education – EMEA at Unpacked for Educators. His focus is on content creation and exposing Jewish educators around the world to our Unpacked for Educators materials. Avi has worked as a Judaic Studies teacher, Hillel Director and Jewish camp director. He holds a Masters in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University in New York.

Sarah Gordon is the Senior Director of Israel Education – AMER for Unpacked for Educators. Previously, Sarah served as the Director of Israel Guidance and Experiential Education at Ma’ayanot High School, where she taught Talmud, chaired a course on Contemporary Israel, and brought her vision and creativity to a wide range of school programs. Sarah holds dual masters degrees in Jewish Education and Modern Jewish History from Yeshiva University, where she is currently pursuing her Ed.D as a Wexner Fellow and Davidson Scholar.


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