Dr. Samuel Kassow gives part one of a lecture about Polish Jewish life before WWII.
Dr. Samuel Kassow gives part two of a lecture about Polish Jewish life before WWII.
Students learn about the vibrant culture and diversity of Jewish life in Europe before the war and antisemitism's role in diminishing this richness.
Students analyze images and film that convey the richness of Jewish life across Europe at the time of the Nazis’ ascension to power.
This clip from "Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness" covers the advantages and disadvantages of growing up in a shtetl as seen through Sholem Aleichem's story "The Town of the Little People."