This excerpt from "Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness" depicts the various ways Jewish communities responded to economic and social changes.
This clip from "Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness" covers the advantages and disadvantages of growing up in a shtetl as seen through Sholem Aleichem's story "The Town of the Little People."
Sonia Schreiber Weitz, Holocaust survivor, remembers the brutality of Bergen-Belsen.
Student Emily T.B. reads a letter she wrote to Holocaust survivor and poet Sonia Weitz.
Jamarr J. explains how propaganda and education became the same thing in Nazi Germany.
Photo archivist Judith Cohen describes how a scrapbook and memory book from Holocaust survivor Michael Gruenbaum provide a rare view into life in the Theresienstadt camp-ghetto.
Teacher Chris Mazzino facilitates an open-forum discussion on “The Children of Willesden Lane.”
As part of the project "War is Only Half the Story," Sara Terry describes her series on Bosnia.