Desider Davidowitz arriving at Auschwitz-Birkenau, June 6, 1944.

Other Educational Resources

Other Educational Resources for Teachers

There are a wide variety of online resources available to those interested in Jewish life in the South and in the Holocaust. Be aware that there are many, many sites out on the Web, especially on the topic of the Holocaust, that contain misinformation.

The Jewish Virtual Library is a good source for general information.

 

Recommended Websites and Resources on Jewish life in the South:

The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life

The ISJL Encyclopedia offers interesting histories of Jewish communities around the South.

The Breman's Exhibition Catalog for Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited explores a pivotal era in southern Jewish history. The catalogue features an introduction by Eli N. Evans; "A Model of the New South," by Andy Ambrose; "Lynching," by Clifford Kuhn; "The Press & the Frank Case by Steve Oney; "Screening a Lynching: The Leo Frank Case on Film & TV," by Dr. Matthew H. Bernstein; "The Frank Case & the Law," by Leonard Dinnerstein;
and images and text from the exhibition by Sandra Berman & Jane Leavey. Buy a catalog.

The Atlanta Jewish Times covers Jewish communities around the South.

The New Georgia Encyclopedia

 

Recommended Websites and Resources on the Holocaust:

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum website has a broad range of teacher materials available, in addition to every type of resource to help you teach your students more about the historical context in which the Holocaust took place, about events during Holocaust, the aftermath, and genocide today.

Start with Topics to Study or browse through some of the subjects in the Holocaust Encyclopedia. The online exhibitions are excellent and include educational resources.

Mapping the Holocaust

Chronology of the Holocaust

Facing History and Ourselves offers teacher resources to help educators guide students in understanding how to build tolerant, respectful communities. Facing History resources help students think about their role as members of local, national and global communities. Facing History also presents on-line seminars and courses.

Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum and education center in Israel, offers exceptional online exhibitions, teacher resources and on-line courses.

Resources for Teachers can be found at the Museum of Tolerance site.

In 1991, Teaching Tolerance, and initiative of the Southern Poverty Law Center, began supporting the efforts of K-12 teachers and other educators to promote respect for differences and an appreciation of diversity.

At Teaching Tolerance's website, teachingtolerance.org, visitors can find a wealth of resources, including:

  • Teaching Tolerance magazine, including current and back issues;
  • Ordering instructions for multimedia kits, handbooks, and the magazine;
  • Web-exclusive features such as "Writing for Change," lessons that challenge bias in language;
  • Classroom activities and resources, classified by subject and grade level.

E-book available for download: TELL YE YOUR CHILDREN: A BOOK ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST IN EUROPE, 1933-1945.  Excellent and thorough 87-page book providing a historical overview of the Holocaust. Commissioned by the Swedish government and translated into English, it integrates factual information with the voices of individuals.  Clear and lucid descriptions, thought-provoking quotations, pictures and illustrations.  Can be used for classroom instruction or for personal learning. www.levandehistoria.se/files/engelska.pdf

 

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Polusia Rusinek, Sosnowiec, Poland.

Polusia Rusinek, Sosnowiec, Poland.

To hear a witness is to become a witness oneself. —Elie Wiesel

Online Resources for Students

There are a wide variety of online resources available to those interested in Jewish life in the South and in the Holocaust. Be aware that there are many, many sites out on the Web, especially on the topic of the Holocaust, that contain misinformation.

For any and all questions about genealogy, one of the best umbrella sites is JewishGen. The FAQ page is a terrific place to start learning about how to find your family's roots.

The Jewish Virtual Library has tons of general information.

 

Recommended Websites and Resources on Jewish life in the South:

The Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life

The ISJL Encyclopedia offers interesting histories of Jewish communities around the South.

The Breman's Exhibition Catalog for Seeking Justice: The Leo Frank Case Revisited explores a pivotal era in southern Jewish history. The catalogue features an introduction by Eli N. Evans; "A Model of the New South," by Andy Ambrose; "Lynching," by Clifford Kuhn; "The Press & the Frank Case by Steve Oney; "Screening a Lynching: The Leo Frank Case on Film & TV," by Dr. Matthew H. Bernstein; "The Frank Case & the Law," by Leonard Dinnerstein;
and images and text from the exhibition by Sandra Berman & Jane Leavey. Buy a catalog.

The Atlanta Jewish Times covers Jewish communities around the South.

The New Georgia Encyclopedia

 

Recommended Websites and Resources on the Holocaust:

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Website is chock full of every type of resource to help you learn more about the Holocaust. Start with Topics to Study or browse through some of the subjects in the Holocaust Encyclopedia. The online exhibitions are excellent and address a broad range of subjects.

Mapping the Holocaust

Chronology of the Holocaust

Facing History and Ourselves

Yad Vashem, the Holocaust museum and education center in Israel, has exceptional online exhibitions on its site.

 

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Rabbi Tobias Geffen celebrating Passover with his grandson, David, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954.

Rabbi Tobias Geffen celebrating Passover with his grandson, David, Atlanta, Georgia, 1954.