Beno Ruso and Roza Kamhi: The years make their own

Beno and Roza fell in love in the 1930s and were married in 1946. In between, the vast majority of Macedonia's Jews--more than 7,400--were deported to Treblinka. Not one returned alive. Beno and Roza, and several of their teenage friends, joined the partisans, grabbed rifles and fought back. When the war ended in 1945, Beno was 24-years-old. He was also a general. This story takes us all the way to 2011--through the death of Tito, the break-up of Yugoslavia, and the opening of the largest Holocaust Museum in southern Europe. That makes this a great film for teachers of Jewish history, Holocaust and contemporary history.

Beno Ruso and Roza Kamhi were interviewed for Centropa by Rachel Chanin in 2005. This film, based on those interviews, was commissioned by The Holocaust Memorial Center of the Jews from Macedonia in Skopje, where it is being shown in the new museum. The film was made in Macedonia by filmmakers Stojan Vujcic and Apostal Tnokovski, with two remarkable actors reading the parts of Beno and Roza. 

Lesson plans for this film

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Cím / Tantárgy Évfolyam Dokumentumok

Истражувајќи ја Битола преку филмот за Бено и Роза

History

The city as an interactive classroom.

A research project about Jewish life in Bitola before WW2, consisting of six 40 min. lessons and centering around the film "The years make...

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Exploring Bitola through the film about Beno and Roza

History

The city as an interactive classroom.

A research project about Jewish life in Bitola before WW2, consisting of six 40 min. lessons and centering around the film "The years make...

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Lesson Plan | The Years Make Their Own

History

Centropa lesson

Centropa film: The Years Make Their Own

Teacher: Biljana Shotarovska

School: Blaze Koneski Primary school – Skopje, Macedonia

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The Years Make Their Own: Teaching ESL/History

History
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Aktivnosti- OU Nikola Petrov Rusinski, Berovo

History

“THE JEWISH LIFE THROUGH THE HOLOCAUST “

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5hSsXfKaFA

Ø  Прво им дадов на учениците веб страни за извлекување некои информации поврзани со периодот на Холокаустот:

1.www.ppuorg.uk/genocide – Магдалена Алаѓозовска...

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Using the Beno and Roza film with Macedonian students

History

This lesson is intended for Macedonian students in the final year of primary education (aged 14-15) The content of this lesson is part of the civic education curriculum, topic –...

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Centropa Biography Film/Stolpersteine Assignment

History, other projects
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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