Prejudice and discrimination are the attitudes and resulting actions that cause people to be treated differently. Jewish scriptures and holy writings teach the equality of all human beings under God.
What is prejudice?
Denying somebody the right to life
Having an unfavourable view of someone before you get to know them
Taking action that stops a person having a fair chance
What is discrimination?
What is positive discrimination?
When a person with a disadvantage is given another limitation to cope with
When someone is given special privileges to compensate for a perceived disadvantage
When an offender is put in prison to take them away from society
Which of these is a cause of prejudice?
Being born abroad
How can prejudice badly affect society?
It can help people understand each other
It can create an atmosphere of fear
It can make everybody happy
Why do Jews believe that everyone is equal in God's eyes?
All human beings are capable of doing equal work
God created all human beings
God will welcome all human beings to heaven when they die
What reason does the Torah give for expecting Jews to treat strangers well?
Strangers are especially favoured by God
Jews should try to make friends in order to be successful
Jews were once slaves and foreigners in Egypt
What is anti-Semitism?
Prejudice or discrimination against asylum seekers
Prejudice or discrimination against those who believe in one God
Prejudice or discrimination against Jews
Which of these activities is not part of the work of the Jewish Council for Racial Equality (JCORE)?
Producing educational materials to promote understanding
Providing emergency aid for people suffering from natural disasters
Providing help for refugees and asylum seekers
What is the main aim of The Jewish Council for Racial Equality?
Promoting race equality and justice for refugees and asylum seekers
Ensuring everyone has equal opportunities