08
Apr
2021
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Promises

The broad theme of these lessons is human connection, and a more specific theme is promises: how people keep promises, or don’t, and what happens in either situation. Students are asked to look at:

·       individual promises they make and want to keep for themselves

·       the commitment we make to keeping the traditions of our communiites;

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16
Mar
2021
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Return to Rivne: Stations Lesson

Using Return to Rivne as the centerpiece, this lesson uses stations for students to explore the geography, pre-war life, Roma people, the family that hid Shelly and Raya, the toys Shelly and Raya made, statistics, and Holocaust terms for students to explore the context of this story. Google Earth and Google Voyager are used to virtually visit Rivne.

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Naum Poliak’s uncle (maternal) Meyer Gabovich, and his wife

Meyer Gabovich, my mother's brother, he and his wife moved to America. This picture was taken in New York, USA, in 1932.

Grandfather Kalman owned a mill near the church and was an independent and a well-to-do man. They had 18 children, only 9 of which survived - six daughters and three sons. He gave education to all of them. His daughters married successful businessmen.

17
Dec
2020
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Centropa Biography Film/Stolpersteine Assignment

In this project, students work in pairs to read Centropa biographies, create a 5 minute video about the interviewee, and design a Stolpersteine (commemorative stone) for them.
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01
Dec
2020
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Looking back: A child’s recollections of the Holocaust through the eyes of the children of today

In this cross-cultural project, three Jewish school teachers assigned their students to read the same text using slightly different assignments. Students in all classes produced art in response to the text and sent the art to Thessaloniki, where their work was displayed in the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki. This project can be done with any text or Centropa story.
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Petra Hajek mit ihren Kindern und einem Freund der Kinder auf einer Reise in den USA

Das ist meine Tochter mit ihren Kindern auf einer Urlaubsreise in den USA.

Meine Tochter Petra flog 1996 mit ihren Kindern Miriam und Manuel in die USA.

Dort mietete sie sich ein Auto und fuhr einen Monat durchs Land.

Meine Tochter ist eine bewußte Jüdin. Meine Enkelkinder gehören nicht der jüdischen Gemeinde an.

Beide tragen einen Mogen Dovid [Davidstern] und sind stolz darauf.

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