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.
Address today's global challenges with lesson plans focused on current events including the refugee crisis and contemporary antisemitism.
Students discover the complexities of Martha Sharp's rescue project by analyzing historical correspondences.
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.
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.
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.