Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
Students discover the complexities of Martha Sharp's rescue project by analyzing historical correspondences.
Students activate their thinking around being an upstander and their responsibility toward others in light of the Sharps' mission work in Czechoslovakia.
Students are introduced to upstanders Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife who undertook a rescue mission to help save Jews and refugees fleeing Nazi occupation.
Immigrant mothers sue county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were tricked into sterilizations in the 1960s and 1970s.
Tracing the history of Jewish Americans from their first settlement in 1654 to the present, this documentary illustrates the struggles they face in maintaining a sense of their own identity.
This is the story of ten children of immigrants living in Berlin and New York. Though they share similar experiences, they each have different identities.