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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War is a multimedia project, including a documentary film and companion book. This robust collection tells the extraordinary true story of an American couple who risked their lives to save scores of imperiled Jews and refugees fleeing Nazi occupation across Europe.
Dr. Victoria Barnett speaks about Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German pastor who took a stand against the Nazis.
Use this Teaching Idea to inform students about recent episodes of racism and antisemitism in schools across the US, probe their causes and impact, and consider positive ways that communities can respond to hate.