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On April 29, 1992, Baywatch actor Greg Alan-Williams walked into the midst of the South Los Angeles riot and rescued a nearly lifeless Japanese motorist amidst a shower of verbal abuse and debris.
Learn about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience and the insight they offer into the motives of Nazi perpetrators.
The role of American soldiers in the liberation of concentration camps at the end of World War II is examined in this documentary.
Introduce students to the four brothers whose partisan unit saved Jewish lives from the forests of Belarus.
Sara Fortis recollects how the partisans addressed one another and the significance of her title captain.
Accompanying Elie Wiesel’s Night, the six selections in this video parallel scenes described in the memoir. It encourages students to think about universal themes of human behavior.
Get insight into how the Jewish Enlightenment affected Jewish women in this memoir excerpt from Pauline Wengeroff.
Explore three stories of choices people made during World War II and consider their complexities, their impact, and what they can teach about human behavior.
This film examines the motivation behind rescuers assisting victims in Nazi-occupied Europe. What moral and ethical dilemmas did non-Jews face when deciding to engage in rescue work?
Read a Jewish partisan’s account of how his unit gained the trust and respect of the local population while resisting the Germans.
Read the chapter of the bible describing Moses' first encounter with God.
A woman in a hospital, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal.”