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."
Sonia Schreiber Weitz, Holocaust survivor, remembers the brutality of Bergen-Belsen.
Using the experience of her Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity class, Dakota shares how she chooses to hold on to certain ideas to make her world a better place. She performs at the Facing History and Ourselves 2013 "Stand Up, Speak Out" event.
Susan Friedman speaks about her time in Bosnia as a journalist for the TODAY Show
Taner Akçam discusses the importance of learning about the Armenian Genocide today.
Teacher Chris Mazzino facilitates an open-forum discussion on “The Children of Willesden Lane.”
Teacher Martina Grant leads a discussion about the music in “The Children of Willesden Lane.”
Teacher Chris Mazzino uses poetry connecting to the themes of “The Children of Willesden Lane.”
During World War I, the Ottoman Turks carried out one of the largest genocides in the world's history. This film provides a historical overview of the Armenian Genocide and looks at its denial by Turkey that continues to this day.