Käthe Kollwitz was an exceptional artist who was a champion of the poor and those who struggled in society. Born in East Prussia in 1867, Kollwitz came from a middle class family.
These three lessons are centered on excerpts from the documentary film Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness by Joseph Dorman. The film looks at Sholem Aleichem’s life and the culture of the shtetl through several of his short stories, among them "On Account of a
Listen to music recordings and narration paired with The Children of Willesden Lane book and accompanying teacher's guide.
Developed specifically for educators in Jewish settings, the webinar will explore five new lessons from Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior which are designed to help you lead middle or high school students through an examination of the catastrophic period of the Holocaust from a historical perspective.
View images from photographer Sara Terry detailing the aftermath of the 1992–1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Explore how we can engage with our history, reflecting on how and who we choose to remember, and how we can make the lessons of history feel relevant today.
Ruth Fischer was a member of the creative Jewish Eisler family, which produced political activists and creative artists. She was a leader of the German Communist Party (KPD) during the 1920’s and fought battles both within the party and within the international communist movement to keep the KPD from falling under the control of Moscow.
Get the 5-week unit created for a 10th Grade English class using our Holocaust content and Literacy Design Collaborative’s task templates.