Students enter the conversation about the concept of “theodicy" through activities that allow them to explore the themes of faith and doubt after the Holocaust.
Students explore judgment and forgiveness through a study of Simon Wiesenthal's book The Sunflower paired with traditional Jewish texts.
Students draw on diary entries and historical documents to build an understanding of the complicated role Jewish councils and Jewish police played within Nazi-run ghettos.
Through diary entries and historical documents, students deepen their understanding of daily life in the Theresienstadt ghetto during the final months of the Holocaust.
Students learn how Nazi policy differed within countries by exploring the diary entries of a young Jew who fled from Belgium to the Netherlands during the Holocaust.
Students learn about the Nazi's deportation of Jews from the Łódź ghetto through diary entries and historical documents.