In this unit students experience how art can serve as a tool to understanding history by analyzing paintings by renowned artist and Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak.
Deepen students’ understanding of resistance with these lessons that bring together the firsthand accounts of former Jewish partisans and historical context on the partisan movement.
Joshua Rubenstein, author and associate at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian studies, details the relationship between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the decade before World War II.
Dr. Victoria Barnett speaks about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German pastor who took a stand against the Nazis.
This film explores how one family found restitution and healing after coming together for a ceremony to loan items looted by the Nazis from their descendant Marcus Heinemann back to Museum Lüneburg.
Scholar David Marwell describes and analyzes footage of a Nazi mass shooting in Latvia in 1941.
Scholars describe the persistence of antisemitism in Europe from the Enlightenment through World War I and explain how new social, political, and pseudo-scientific justifications were created to perpetuate old prejudices.
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.