Get the scripts of two plays that tell powerful stories of individual resistance to the Nazis during the Holocaust.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses General Matsui Iwane’s involvement in the Nanjing atrocities.
Get inspired by Addie as she talks about the type of work she and other Facing History Student Leaders from Memphis are getting done together. Addie speaks at the 2015 Memphis Benefit Dinner.
In the description of the incident, and in interviews with some of the key people involved, a girl named Tina is mentioned various times. Although Tina played an important role in the ostracism that occurred among the seventh grade girls, she was not included in the interviews conducted as part of the Harvard/Facing History and Ourselves research study. The reason for this omission is that there were two eighth grade Language Arts sections in the school and Tina was in the section in which we were conducting interviews. All of the five other girls were in the other section where we were conducting interviews.
Samantha Power discusses the difficulties and challenges of combating genocide.
Facing History's Jewish Education Program worked with teachers and 8th grade students at JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School on their Project Focused Learning Initiative (PFLI) project.
Two Facing History alumni bond over their past experience with the program.
Joshua Rubenstein, author and associate at Harvard's Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian studies, details the relationship between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the decade before World War II.
Author Wes Moore discusses society’s obligation to ask why avoidable tragedies happen.