The beginning of the Nanjing Atrocities occurred with the Imperial Japanese Army’s occupation of the then capital city of China, Nanjing. These images capture the early days of the military occupation as well as offer a geographic orientation to the city confines.
The Meiji Period in Japan (1868-1912) included many institutional reforms attempting both to modernize as well as maintain their sovereignty. These images document efforts of modernization most evident in the military, civil government, education, and cultural institutions.
Holocaust survivor, writer, psychoanalyst and scholar Dr. Anna Ornstein joins senior program associate of Jewish Education Shira Deener and Jan Darsa, director of the Facing History Center forJewish Education, for a one-hour webinar.