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.
Using the experience of her Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity class, Dakota shares how she chooses to hold on to certain ideas to make her world a better place. She performs at the Facing History and Ourselves 2013 "Stand Up, Speak Out" event.
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.