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John Amaechi, OBE, psychologist, award-winning author, and former NBA player, spoke to students, teachers, and community members as part of the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner on April 21, 2014.
Former Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch recalls the moment she and her family joined a group of Russian partisans.
Facing History student Jonathan Lykes presented his poem "Perception" at a Facing History benefit dinner. The poem, which won a regional poetry contest, is about how prejudice influences our decisions about helping others.
Joseph Maier describes former Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess at Nuremberg.
Former Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch describes how she approached the dangers of life as a partisan.
Leslie Gilbert-Lurie and Rita Lurie reflect on Rita’s experiences as a Holocaust survivor.
Two Jews meet with a Polish courier during the Grossaktion Warsaw in summer 1942, imploring him to tell the world what was happening to Jews.
Rita Lurie, Holocaust survivor, explains what her life after the end of World War II.
Rita Lurie describes her experiences as a child hiding from the Nazis and Polish farmers.
Former Jewish partisan Frank Blaichman discusses how partisans persevered in the face of challenging weather, hunger, and suffering.
Former Jewish partisan Sonia Orbuch describes providing medical care to sick and wounded partisans.
Writer Jesús Colón reflects on an incident on a subway ride in New York City.