The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County Zachor Anti-Semitism Initiative is committed to fighting and preventing anti-Semitism in Orange County, working in schools and communities across Orange County to bring Holocaust education, anti-bias training, and support for families and individuals facing anti-Semitism.
We are here to support you and your children.
Please contact us if we can be of assistance at any point in the school year.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County Zachor Anti-Semitism Initiative:


  1. 1. Provides resources to school administrators and teachers about accommodations for students observing Jewish holidays and customs;
  2. 2. Offers assistance to schools dealing with incidents of antisemitism and other types of hatred
  3. 3. Assists parents in navigating school bureaucracies when they are dealing with religious accommodations, antisemitism and other challenges impacting Jewish students;
  4. 4. Consults with administrators and teachers regarding the teaching of units connected to Jewish history or the Jewish faith, such as the Holocaust
  5. 5. Through our partnership with the Holocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance and Education, we can arrange for survivors to share their experiences during the Shoah with thousands of students and teachers each year. Contact us if you are a teacher or administrator who would like to bring a Holocaust survivor to speak at your school. 


What to do if your child has experienced a bullying or antisemitic incident at school:

  1. First, speak to your child’s teacher or guidance counselor at the school as soon as possible.
  2. If the matter is not satisfactorily explained or resolved in a timely manner, contact your school’s administrator (Assistant Principal or Principal)
  3. Submit A “Bullying Report form” if your school district has one that is available.
  4. At any time, please contact us for further guidance and assistance.

What YOU can do to help make your school a safer, more welcoming learning environment for ALL children:

The Jewish Federation works year-round to promote mutually respectful school environments and to increase understanding of Jewish tradition, history and culture within school communities, both public and private. Encourage your school to: