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Introduce your students to the history of antisemitic pogroms and how they escalated into genocidal violence.
Proclamation Inciting a Jewish Pogrom (1903)View LessonAnalyze an antisemitic document from 1903 to understand how the lie that Jews killed Jesus was used to incite violence against Jews.DomainIntoleranceSubjectAntisemitismTopicOppression
Kristallnacht: The November 1938 PogromsView LessonThis lesson will help students understand the events of Kristallnacht and the different views and perspectives of those who witnessed it. This lesson will allow them to gain a deeper understanding of the varying human reactions to this violent pogrom against the Jews.DomainNazi GermanySubjectActionsTopicKristallnacht
At the Gates of DeathView LessonStudents will watch videos and testimonies to learn about people’s experiences at Auschwitz and other extermination camps.DomainThe HolocaustSubjectFinal SolutionTopicKilling Centers
Justice and AccountabilityView LessonGo over documents used during the Nuremberg Trials. (Some of the images contain graphic content.) Students will learn how the Nuremberg Trials came to be and the lasting impact these trials had on future cases of international injustice.DomainResponsibilitySubjectAccountabilityTopicGuilt