“Faith in Iran” is a documentary in which an American Jewish woman explores Jewish life in Iran with the Jews of Shiraz. “Iran’s Jews” is a documentary from 2007 which looks at the life for Jews under the government of Ahmadinejad.
This year’s National Women’s History Month Celebrates Women of Character, Courage and Commitment. These women demonstrated these qualities “as mothers, educators, institution builders, business, labor, political and community leaders, relief workers, women religious, and CEOs. Their lives and their work inspire girls and women to achieve their full potential and encourage boys and men to […]
This five-minute video from the Monuments Men Foundation highlights a few of the men and women who rescued European art treasures stolen and hidden by the Nazis during World War II.
The feature film “Monuments Men” gives educators a wonderful opportunity to teach about this fascinating effort by the US forces under Gen. Dwight Eisenhower to rescue the art treasures of Europe. See the resources below, as well as our Featured Document and Featured Video selections on this topic. Background to the Story Commission for […]
The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia offers online access to George Washington’s letter to the Hebrew Congregation in Newport, RI, as well as the congregation’s reply from Moses Seixas. See the pop-up commentary from Prof. Jonathan Sarna, the Museum’s Chief Historian, that illuminate key phrases in the letters.