An online companion to the book The Children of Willesden Lane. This powerful true story of Lisa Jura, one of 10,000 young refugees who fled Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport as a child before World War II.
Explore with your students the lives of Jews before World War II and examine music as a form of resistance.
This rich collection of readings, artwork, primary documents, and biographies, documents the creativity and catastrophe of Germany’s Weimar Republic (1919-1933). How did individual choices shape the events that led to the rise of the Third Reich and collapse of democracy?
Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the importance of the German 1937 Degenerate Art exhibit.
Kathy Reynolds describes the project for which she won a Margot Stern Strom Award.
Elaine Pagels, Professor of Religion at Princeton University,explains that many interpretations of evil throughout history are inspired by the Book of Revelation.
Former Jewish partisans reflect on women's participation in organized resistance groups during the Holocaust.