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e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators

Shalom and welcome to the 30th issue of Teaching the Legacy. This e-newsletter focuses on defiance and rebellion during the Holocaust.
When researching the ghettos and camps during the Holocaust, we begin to understand that there was always some form of Jewish protest or resistance to the German oppression. From escape to hiding, from mutual help efforts to educational and creative activities, from spiritual to armed resistance – all these acts embodied the relentless struggle of Jewish individuals and communities to counteract the restrictions and dangers raining down upon them. Resistance of various kinds also took place at forced labor camps, concentration camps, and extermination camps. Read more...

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Editorial Board: Shulamit Imber, Eyal Kaminka, Dana Porath, Naama Shik
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