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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Dalším materiálem v češtině, který je plně dostupný na internetu, je soubor metodických modelů pro výuku na ZŠ a SŠ vytvořený ve spolupráci s Památníkem Terezín. Pod názvem Ghetto Terezín, holokaust a dnešek najdete celkem dvanáct modelových hodin.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
This theme focuses on how the Nazis forced large numbers of Jews into restricted housing areas, often enforced with walls, fences, and/or guard towers. Movement in and out of the ghettos was strictly controlled and violation was punishable by death.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
The Jewish Museum in Prague has teamed with USC Shoah Foundation to provide a new testimony-based lesson plan for teachers in the Czech Republic. The lesson, “International Committee of the Red Cross and Terezín,” is about the Terezín ghetto and its use as a source of Nazi propaganda in a 1944 International Red Cross report.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The lesson reflects on the consequences of discrimination: questions of Jewish identity, reactions of majority population, and gestures of solidarity.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
The designers at Olson, an advertising and digital agency in Minneapolis, typically spend their days creating ad campaigns for clients including McDonalds, Target and General Mills. But for the last six months, a team from Olson has undertaken a project of an entirely different sort.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
This morning, I stood at attention as our select chorus sang the Star Spangled Banner. Looking at the flag in the middle school auditorium, I paused a moment to feel gratitude for growing up in a country where I have the right to define and redefine myself. I grew up believing I could become whoever I wanted to be. The flag stood tall, as did I. Thank goodness, I thought, that I live in the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.
Monday, June 9, 2014
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
The 2014 cohort of Teaching with Testimony in the 21st Century in Poland reunited to share the lessons they piloted in their classrooms over the past year, with impressive results.
Friday, February 16, 2018
By collecting clips of testimony to construct a "GeoStory" - a map and timeline with videos - students can discover how changes in time and place shape history.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Helen Fagin discusses her efforts and risk to educate fellow ghetto inhabitants in the Radomsko ghetto in Poland.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Kurt Herrmann describes his deportation experience and living conditions of the Riga ghetto in Latvia. 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Gordon Klasky describes the conditions of the Kutno ghetto in Poland.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Barbara Stimler describes the conditions of the Kutno ghetto in Poland.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Helen describes how she established a school in the Radomsko Ghetto for young ghetto inhabitants. She introduced her students to “Gone With the Wind” because they longed for a story to take their minds off their harsh surroundings.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Chaim Borenstein remembers the brutality of the SS guards while imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto in Nazi occupied Poland.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
(30 min) Seven interviewees describe their roles in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Vladka Meed remembers how children were smuggled out of the Warsaw ghetto.  Some parents even left their babies on the steps of churches in order for them to be saved.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Jan Karski speaks on being smuggled into the Warsaw Ghetto to report on the horrible conditions and the destruction of Polish Jewry. He also recalls how he recently met, just months prior to his interview, a very successful business man, who as a child followed Karski around in the ghetto. 
Friday, December 4, 2015
Esia Shor explains how a couple that she had worked for outside the Nowogrodek ghetto helped her disguise herself and hide when she ran to their house after escaping the ghetto. Today, Esia and 30 other Holocaust survivors were honored by New York Congressman Joseph Crowley in Bronx, New York, for their contributions to society.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Irene Klass reflects on the horrible living conditions in the Warsaw ghetto. She remembers her family would sing together in the evening for entertainment since they didn’t have any radio or newspapers available.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Leon Cepelewicz recalls the Vilna ghetto liquidation in September 1943 and how he was separated from his mother and sister. He also remembers how he and his father were forced onto the cattle cars trains and deported to a concentration camp.
Friday, May 29, 2015
Faigie Libman describes the roll call procedures in the Kovno (Kaunas) ghetto located in Lithuania. She remember being terrified every time she would see the cruel Gestapo sergeant.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Siegmund Sollander reflects on life in the Shanghai ghetto, designated by Japanese authorities in Shanghai to house stateless Jewish refugees who fled Germany and German-occupied areas of Europe from 1937-1942.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Eli Benyacar describes life in the Salonika Ghetto in Greece including the cramped apartment shared between multiple families. Eli also recalls how a Greek policeman notified his family that men were being deported to Auschwitz and helped the men in the family escape the deportations. However, the next day Eli and his brother found out that everyone including woman were deported so they returned to be deported with the rest of their family.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dola Polland remembers when the Krakow (Cracow) ghetto was sealed off, which contained 70,000 Jews. Dola reflects on how the ghetto was divided into two different sections and how some Jews were forced to work for the Germans.  
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Let's just say I throw my smartphone over the wall into the Warsaw ghetto. Along with it, I send instructions to make a video diary until the battery drains, then to wrap it in lots of newspaper before throwing it back.

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