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October 27: The Pre-War Polish Jewish Community
Jewish Politics and Parties in Interwar Poland: 1919-1939 (Zionists, Orthodox and the Bund)

Tuesday, October 27 | 12:00 PM
Presented by Ephraim Kaye, Director of the International Seminars at The International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

Who are the Jews of Poland? What were the major issues that the different political parties faced in interwar Poland? What were the possible solutions that each political party put forward to improve their situation? Using film excerpts from Image Before My Eyes, this educational unit will explore these questions in an attempt to understand the Jewish community of Poland in the interwar period on the eve of their destruction.

November 3: Kristallnacht and the German Jewish Response to the Rise of Nazism
The German Jewish Response to the Rise of Nazism in Germany: 1933-39
Tuesday, November 3 | 12:00 PM
Presented by Rabbi Moshe Cohn, Head of the Jewish World Section of the International School for Holocaust Studies in Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

As the Nazis rose to power in Germany and began to implement their anti-Jewish policies what was the response of the German Jewish community? What was their state of mind? What did they think was happening?

December 1:  Theresienstadt
Theresienstadt: The Model Camp?
Tuesday, December 1 | 12:00 PM
Presented by Liz Elzbe, representative of the Yad Vashem International School for Holocaust Studies who trains American teachers to effectively teach Holocaust and antisemitism in their classrooms.

How was Theresienstadt different than other Nazi Concentration Camps? How was it the same? Why was it called, "Hitler's Gift to the Jews"?  What was life like in Theresienstadt?

December 8: Spiritual and Physical Resistance
Spiritual and Physical Resistance in the Holocaust
Tuesday, December 8 | 12:00 PM
Presented by Rabbi Moshe Cohn, Head of the Jewish World Section of the International School for Holocaust Studies in Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.

People might ask, why didn't the Jews fight back?  This class examines the Jewish struggle to survive the Nazi onslaught both physically and spiritually. Is the only way to fight with a gun? Can attempts to maintain one's humanity, also be considered resistance?  

Mon, November 23 2020 7 Kislev 5781