14
Dec
2019
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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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18
Mar
2016
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Three Promises: Personal Stories as Historical Material

This lesson plan uses group work, creative writing, and multimedia to teach subjects including History, Literature, Civics, Social and Political Education, Philosophy, Language etc. It is also useful in discussions about multiculturalism, war and peace, the Second World War, crimes against humanity, genocide and holocausts (e.g. the Jewish Holocaust), modern European history, moral and ethical issues, struggle for survival, etc.

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27
Mar
2014
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Using the Lewin film in ESL class

Herbert Lewin - stories of my life compared with "Address Unknown"

The story of Herbert Lewin reflects the life of a secular Jewish family with its gentile neighbors  in Vienna.

The story "Address Unknown" is about business associates and friends who are both of German origin. One is a Jew living in the U.S.A, and his gentile friend who returns to Germany.

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