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01
May
2013
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Schindler's List: Another perspective

Using Centropa’s film, So Memory Doesn’t Die, about the life of Teofila (Toska) Silberring – a Schindler Jew - this lesson enables those using Steven Spielberg’s film Schindler’s List in class to explores a) the different perspectives from which one can tell a story; b) the impact of different perspectives on our understanding of history. This lesson assumes a working knowledge of Schindler’s List.

 

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03
Apr
2013
Bild des Benutzers Chasan Margaret

Haya-Lea Detinko: Centropa, Russia and Zionism

This lesson plan uses resources from the Centropa website including some of Ursula Reinhart-Döring’s lesson plan from the teachers’ section. Because her lesson was designed for ESL kids, Margaret Chasan adapted it for English speakers and added her own elements.

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02
Apr
2013
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Laszlo Nussbaum: Identity of the Jews from Transylvania in the 20. Century

This lesson is an opportunity to make the students understand the situation of the minorities, namely the Jewish minority, who lived in the 20th century South-Eastern Europe, where nationalism soared to alarming levels leading to extremism. The lesson is particularly relevant for its target audience, as it was conceived for a class in which Hungarians, Romanians, Orthodox, Catholics and Protestants study together.
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02
Apr
2013
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Understanding European Jewish life beyond the periods of catastrophe

This lesson assists students in appreciating the contours of modern Jewish history.  Using a Centropa film, students synthesize their learning from film, oral history interview, and standard history textbooks.

Here is the lesson plan: Understanding Jewish Life in Europe Beyond the Periods of Catastrophe

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02
Apr
2013
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A place to call home

Using nine Centropa films and one feature length documentary about the Jewish sports club of Vienna, as well as conducting personal interviews, students will examine factors affecting immigration in their own families, in addition to the diverse and complex factors affecting immigration and emigration patterns in 20th century Jewish history. 

This lesson explores the interplay between personal identity, physical location and the flow of Jewish history.

Number/length of Units: 6 weeks with 6 one-hour sessions.

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02
Apr
2013
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Max Uri: Viennese Jewry in the 1930s

In this lesson, students will learn about early Zionism and Jewish life in Austria in the first part of the 20th Century. Students will engage themselves with materials on the Nuremberg Laws, the Anchluss, Kristallnacht (November Pogrom), and the American response to Jewish immigration from Europe in the 1930s. 

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02
Apr
2013
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Max Uri: Kristallnacht

In this lesson students will use a variety of the written stories from the Centropa website to gain an individualized and specific perspective on the events of Kristallnacht.  Students will also gain insight into the power of multimedia presentations of personal stories.

 

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02
Apr
2013
Bild des Benutzers Cynthia Peterman

Lilli Tauber: The Kindertransports

This is a one-class lesson on the Kindertransport.  Following a group viewing of the Lilli Tauber film, students were self-directed by a PowerPoint presentation to explore the politics behind the Kindertransport. Students also viewed first hand accounts from the website “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport.”

Here is the lesson plan: The Kindertransports

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