These three lessons are centered on excerpts from the documentary film Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness by Joseph Dorman. The film looks at Sholem Aleichem’s life and the culture of the shtetl through several of his short stories, among them "On Account of a
Listen to music recordings and narration paired with The Children of Willesden Lane book and accompanying teacher's guide.
Developed specifically for educators in Jewish settings, the webinar will explore five new lessons from Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior which are designed to help you lead middle or high school students through an examination of the catastrophic period of the Holocaust from a historical perspective.
View images from photographer Sara Terry detailing the aftermath of the 1992–1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
View our teacher checklist for preparing to teach current events to middle and high school students. We include recommended news sources, key questions to ask yourself as you plan, and strategies for navigating emotionally difficult or complex topics.