Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust


87 minutes
Source: PBS Educational Media

A father takes his adult Orthodox Jewish sons to Poland to teach them about the perils of putting up walls to keep those they deem dangerous outside. After he introduces them to the Polish family who helped their grandfather during the Holocaust, they discover the value in building bridges.

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Lesson Series:
Lesson 1: Hiding and Seeking: Communities of Caring
Lesson 2: Hiding and Seeking: Menachem's Challenge
Lesson 3: Hiding and Seeking: Reconciling with the Past

PBS's Hiding and Seeking website

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