Students discover how a partisan unit developed its own ethical framework in the face of life-threatening situations.
Students study the legacy of Paragraph 175 of the German Constitution, which the Nazis used to systematically persecute homosexuals.
"Students explore the artwork of a young man imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto and consider the value of creative expression as a means to cope with oppression. "
Students examine the artwork in a young woman’s diary in order to consider the diverse ways people expressed fears and documented life during the Holocaust.
Students analyze a painting by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak and reflect on how art can be used to remember and revisit experiences.
Students analyze a self-portrait by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak and reflect on how art can be used as a tool to understanding historical moments.
Students continue to explore the question “Who am I?” by examining the concept of dual or multiple identities and reflecting on their own identities as Jews.