Anti-Immigrant Bias

International Day for Tolerance

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, November 6, 2022 / Comments Off on International Day for Tolerance

In 1996, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 51/95 proclaiming 16 November as International Day for Tolerance. This action followed the adoption of a Declaration of Principles on Tolerance by […]

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Ghetto Wall- Warsaw by Starlo Galetta

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Ghetto Wall- Warsaw by Starlo Galetta

I learned her hopes and dreams and it seemed I knew her.

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Reflection by Teresa McCombs

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflection by Teresa McCombs

“And now a prayer—or rather, a piece of advice: let there be comradeship among you.  We are all brothers, and we are all suffering the same fate.  The same smoke floats over all or heads.  Help one another.  It is the only way to survive.”  – Elie Wiesel, Night

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Hidden History: by Michelle Szydlowski

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Hidden History: by Michelle Szydlowski

Perhaps living in an area with such a heavy history requires local inhabitants to compartmentalize the past to function in the present.

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Poland Seminar Day 1- June 26 By Michele Russo

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Poland Seminar Day 1- June 26 By Michele Russo

The power of their writing is a witness to what happened and was also used in actual trials as evidence of Nazi war crimes.

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Sunday June 26 by Sondra S. Ettlinger

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Sunday June 26 by Sondra S. Ettlinger

As the War in Poland was winding to an end and the Jews had been gathered into the Warsaw Ghetto, it was important to those who were left to leave their story for the future in order to offset the propaganda that was being generated by the victors.

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Poland Personally June 22, 2022 by Sondra Ettlinger

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, June 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Poland Personally June 22, 2022 by Sondra Ettlinger

The tomb stones are weathered, and some have been vandalized.

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“To be a Stronger Tree”: Understanding Hate Crimes & Resisting Hate

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on “To be a Stronger Tree”: Understanding Hate Crimes & Resisting Hate

This lesson contains three parts, which help students to understand: the Tree of Life attack, hate crimes in a larger sense, and how they can take action to enduringly resist […]

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Stereotypes and Implicit Bias, At Your Front Door

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Stereotypes and Implicit Bias, At Your Front Door

Overview Using the Short Film Masel Tov Cocktail students will explore concepts of identity and stereotypes. They will also explore the progression of antisemitism and continuation of implicit bias in […]

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America and The Holocaust Learning Guide With Primary Sources 2021 CWB

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on America and The Holocaust Learning Guide With Primary Sources 2021 CWB

To accompany the graphic book America and the Holocaust, Author: Barbara S. Burstin, Ph. D., Ilustrator: Frederick H. Carlson This lesson relies on the use of Primary Sources to explore […]

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