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This resource challenges students to consider how individuals, groups, and nations can take up Raphael Lemkin’s challenge to eliminate genocide.
Learn about the concept of transitional justice and reflect on ways that Germany as a nation has faced its past and accepted responsibility for the Holocaust.
Learn about South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission and consider how it enabled the country to face a history of violence, hatred, and discrimination.
Read and consider the War Guilt Clause of the Treaty of Versailles, a part of the agreement that stated that Germany was responsible for beginning World War I.
Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl's controversial masterwork is an artful work of propaganda showcasing German chancellor and Nazi Party leader Adolf Hitler at the 1934 Nuremberg Rally.
Learn how the Sharps' rescue work began with a phone call from the American Unitarian community asking for their leadership in the refugee crisis in Prague, 1939.
In 1939, Waitstill and Martha Sharp left behind the safety of their Massachusetts home and flew to war-torn Europe to help feed, shelter, and rescue thousands of refugees.
Investigate Nazi Germany’s first eugenic law, the “Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring.”
Not all Jews caught in the terror of Hitler’s Europe were passive; there were many Jewish men and women who exemplified the highest level of courage and human dignity.
Learn the story of Vitka Kempner, who as a teenager became a leading figure of the Jewish partisan resistance in Vilna.