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Introduce students to the history of the Holocaust in Lithuania with this historical overview.
Introduce the subject of Jewish partisan resistance in Poland with this brief overview.
Learn about the role that Jewish partisans played in resistance to the Holocaust in this brief introduction to the topic.
Resistance fighter Vitka Kempner describes the origins of the United Partisans Organization in the Vilna Ghetto.
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks describes the identity crisis Moses faced being raised Egyptian and born Jewish.
Read this reflection on Jewish identity by the daughter of an Ashkenazi, Reform Jewish father and a Korean Buddhist mother.
Explore the decision of Vitka Kempner, then a 19-year-old Jewish teenager from Poland, to leave her family and flee when the German army invaded in 1939.
Consider the importance of African naming practices in South African poet Magoleng wa Selepe’s poem about the effects of colonialism on African identity.
Armenian American writer Diana Der Hovanessian reflects on how her family history influences her identity in her poem "Two Voices."
Consider how people get involved in movements by learning about how the people of Billings, Montana, reacted when hateful attacks started happening in their town.
Sara Fortis recounts feeling responsible for the well-being of the women in her all-female partisan unit.
Read “I Dream a World” by Langston Hughes and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost and reflect on the choices we make as individuals and as citizens.