A Class Divided

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A Class Divided is an expanded version of Eye of the Storm. In this documentary, Jane Elliott meets with her class to talk about the classroom experiment focused on discrimination she performed 15 years earlier and the effects it had on their lives. In addition, Jane Elliott is seen giving this lesson to employees of the Iowa prison system.

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Membership, Identity, and Traditional Jewish Texts
Obedience and Traditional Jewish Texts: The Milgram Experiment
The Web of Community: Jewish Life Before the War

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