We invite you to join us on a journey to discover the world of the Jewish children of the Theresienstadt ghetto. This journey strives to reveal the difficulties of these children as they suffered times of pain and loss during the Holocaust. The site has a lesson plan with activities geared for pupils in middle and high school.
This learning environment is based on some of the sources and activities that are part of the CD ROM 'Between the Worlds'- Social Circles in the Theresienstadt Ghetto.' The CD ROM follows the world of the Jews in the ghetto during this difficult period, focusing on the various age groups and sub-cultures that lived in the ghetto: children and parents, men and women.
This activity focuses on the lives and world of the children in the Theresienstadt Ghetto and follows their relationships with different groups in the ghetto.
The World Between Parents and Their Children in Theresienstadt
The deportations of the Jews to Theresienstadt created terrible over crowding. The men were separated from the women, and they lived in different barracks. This caused a situation wherein most families did not live together. In order to make the conditions better for the children, the Jewish leadership initiated the movement of some of the children to special homes (heim).These homes were established in public buildings. In the heim the children were educated,...
The World of Children in Theresienstadt
The World between Madrichim and Children in Theresienstadt
Children and Adults
Was the world of the adults completely revealed to the children? Did the adults have any control over their lives and lives of their children in the ghetto? What frameworks could they provide for them? These are the questions...
The World of Adults
Women and Men
The Family Camp
"What did the people imagine when they...