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.
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.”
This trailer from "Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness" features writings and humorous reflections of Sholem Aleichem and his life.
A middle school teacher helps her class explore the moral universe of Maycomb in To Kill a Mockingbird using the concept of universe of obligation.