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What happens when experienced teachers talk to their students about lesbians and gay men? Here, students are asked to consider issues related to homosexuality at six elementary and middle schools.
Jehovah’s Witnesses were able to stand firm against Nazi assault, refusing to support Hitler’s regime. Their actions in the face of tyranny raise important moral and ethical issues.
These ten short documentary films portray the courage and endurance of Jews who fought to save not only their lives, but also their culture and values.
These rare films present us with important images of daily life in Jewish communities as it was before the Nazi invasion in pre-WWII Poland.
Bullying is a huge issue among youth across the country, and is often the root cause of school violence. This film gives young people the chance to tell their stories.
A filmmaker explores the paradoxes and complexities of secular Jewish identity, using her own experience and that of her parents and others.
Maya Lin, the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is able to address major issues of our time through the power of art.
This cinematic document portrays the rise and fall of German fascism and the worldwide destruction that followed in its wake.
This 1945 film features footage of gas chambers, the crematoria, and the starving, haunted survivors of Nazi death camps.
Nine months prior to WWII, nearly 10,000 children were sent to Great Britain from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Most of the children never saw their parents again.
This extensive documentary reveals New York as a complex and dynamic city that has played an unparalleled role in shaping the nation and reflecting its ideals.
Nicholas Winton, a young English stock exchange clerk, saved the lives of 669 Jewish children by organizing trains to take them from Prague to new Jewish homes in Britain.