An online companion to the book The Children of Willesden Lane. This powerful true story of Lisa Jura, one of 10,000 young refugees who fled Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport as a child before World War II.
Explore with your students the lives of Jews before World War II and examine music as a form of resistance.
This rich collection of readings, artwork, primary documents, and biographies, documents the creativity and catastrophe of Germany’s Weimar Republic (1919-1933). How did individual choices shape the events that led to the rise of the Third Reich and collapse of democracy?
How can we apply the lessons of the film Schindler’s List toward standing up to hatred in our own communities? How do you engage students in conversations around racism, antisemitism and other forms of hatred? Watch this webinar to hear Mr. Spielberg discuss the legacy of Schindler’s List, its impact on Holocaust education, and the importance of responding to hatred in our communities today.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses General Matsui Iwane’s involvement in the Nanjing atrocities.
In this clip, The Honorable Albie Sachs addresses questions from San Francisco Bay Area Facing History student Abigail B. at the 2014 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner.
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.