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Fighting Back: Armed Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust

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This educator toolkit created by the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation provides everything you need to start teaching about Jewish armed resistance during the Holocaust from a 10-minute presentation to 10 hours of class.

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Three Jewish women recall their lives as teenagers in occupied Holland, Hungary, and Poland, when they found unexpected ways of fighting back as the Nazis rounded up local Jewish populations.

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