Forgiveness

Students will explore the concept of “Forgiveness” while studying the Holocaust. Using a Centropa Film and the book “The Sunflower: On The Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness," students will explore their own attachment to “home” and the existential question of “Would you forgive if someone took what was dearest to you away?”
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A Life Not Lived - The Jews of the Mosel Valley

A Life Not Lived. More than twenty years ago, Centropa’s director, Edward Serotta, traveled to the Mosel River Valley in Germany with seven elderly Jews. They had been born there. They grew up there. And they fled for they lives.Most of them had never been back until that visit in 1995; none would return again. In this poignant film about lives not lived and cherished memories, we understand what these Jews left behind and what their neighbors lost, too.

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