Students learn about pre-war Jewish life and compare it with today’s diaspora in order to reflect on how modernity can impact tradition.
Students explore judgment and forgiveness through a study of Simon Wiesenthal's book The Sunflower paired with traditional Jewish texts.
Students draw on diary entries and historical documents to build an understanding of the complicated role Jewish councils and Jewish police played within Nazi-run ghettos.
Through diary entries and historical documents, students deepen their understanding of daily life in the Theresienstadt ghetto during the final months of the Holocaust.
Students learn how Nazi policy differed within countries by exploring the diary entries of a young Jew who fled from Belgium to the Netherlands during the Holocaust.
Students learn about the Nazi's deportation of Jews from the Łódź ghetto through diary entries and historical documents.
Students learn about the deportation of the Łódź ghetto to Auschwitz-Birkena through diary entries and historical documents.