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Students learn about pre-war Jewish life and compare it with today’s diaspora in order to reflect on how modernity can impact tradition.
On April 29, 1992, Baywatch actor Greg Alan-Williams walked into the midst of the South Los Angeles riot and rescued a nearly lifeless Japanese motorist amidst a shower of verbal abuse and debris.
Learn about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience and the insight they offer into the motives of Nazi perpetrators.
Learn about how Alexis de Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America (1835), viewed democracy, freedom, and religion.
Accompanying Elie Wiesel’s Night, the six selections in this video parallel scenes described in the memoir. It encourages students to think about universal themes of human behavior.
Explore three stories of choices people made during World War II and consider their complexities, their impact, and what they can teach about human behavior.
Consider how Christian churches confronted their legacy of antisemitism in the years following the Holocaust.
A woman in a hospital, her head wrapped in bandages, awaits the outcome of a surgical procedure performed by the State in a last-ditch attempt to make her look "normal.”
Visual images in both print and television have been used to create a certain notion of our enemies both in the U.S. and abroad.
The Understanding Evil conference held in Texas examined the nature of evil, speakers discussing racism, cruelty, and the bureaucracy that fostered evil during the Holocaust.
Eva Mozes Kor, who survived Josef Mengele's cruel twin experiments in Auschwitz, shocks other Holocaust survivors when she decides to forgive the perpetrators as a way of self-healing.
This film documents the poignant and anguished stories of descendants of the Nazis, who confront their family’s past and communicate their most profound feelings of guilt by inheritance.