This resource provides writing prompts and strategies that align with The Reconstruction Era and the Fragility of Democracy.
Scholars Timothy McCarthy and George Lipsitz discuss the connection between our responsibilities in the world today and two historical periods: the civil rights movement and the Reconstruction era.
Entries from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from October, 1942, in which he describes several encounters with Jewish police in the Vilna ghetto.
The first ghetto days speed by
Entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from September 6, 1941, in which he writes about being deported into the Vilna ghetto.
It is the 6th of September 
Entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from December 10, 1942, his fifteenth birthday, in which he reflects upon his time spent in the Vilna ghetto and his hopes for the future.
Wednesday the 10th of December 
An entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from March 18, 1943, in which he describes his intellectual studies and creative pursuits within the Vilna Ghetto.
Thursday the 18th [March 1943]
An entry from the diary of Yitskhok Rudashevski from March 14, 1943, in which he describes a celebration in the Vilna Ghetto.
Sunday the 14th of March