This documentary uses diary entries of youth who lived during the Holocaust and powerful images to teach a new generation about the pain of the past and hope for the future.
Professor Jonathan Petropoulos discusses the moral challenges faced by three cultural figures living in Nazi Germany, writer Gottfried Benn and artists Emil Nolde and Max Beckmann.
Historian Jeffrey Shandler describes Jewish life in Poland before World War II. Until 1933-1935 Polish Jews were not concerned by Europe’s changing political or social climate. Polish Jews believed they lived in post-war, not pre-war, Poland.