Explore the events that led to the systematic murder of six million Jews and millions of other innocent victims. Discover the stories of survivors, witnesses, and rescuers that raise essential questions about the nature of human behavior.
Using a project-based learning approach, students produce a museum exhibition that displays the stories of different partisans.
Using a role identifying activity, students analyze the various roles undertaken by a teenage partisan during the Holocaust.
Students learn about the concept of resistance as they are introduced to firsthand experiences of the extraordinary Jewish partisans.
Students consider how identity, and in particular how age and gender, shaped a partisan's actions.
Introduce students to the four brothers whose partisan unit saved Jewish lives from the forests of Belarus.
Sara Fortis recollects how the partisans addressed one another and the significance of her title captain.
Read a Jewish partisan’s account of how his unit gained the trust and respect of the local population while resisting the Germans.
Read personal reflections on retaining faith after the Holocaust from Jewish scholars and writers.
Read about the experiences of a Jewish partisan fighting against the Germans in Poland during World War II.
Read a brief history of Jewish life in Belarus before World War II.
Read a brief overview of the presence of the Jewish population in the early centuries of Greece.
Learn the history of Jewish life in Lithuania by reading this historical overview.