There are a number of excellent videos about Sir Nicholas Winton’s successful 1938 effort to rescue 669 Czech Children including a feature-length film “Nicky’s Children” produced by Czech and Slovak film studios; a “60 Minutes” interview with Sir Nicholas which aired in 2014, as well as a three-minute additional coverage on Winton’s letter to FDR asking […]
International Holocaust Remembrance Day was established on January 27, the liberation of Auschwitz. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation. One of the most moving pieces of footage from the liberation is of children liberated by the Soviet army on January 27, 1945. This video offers an opportunity to move students beyond the […]
When Juliette Stern, Henrietta Szold and their friends visited Palestine in the 1920s and 1930s, it was a rugged land with new settlements and cities in development. The film “Banim Bonim: Land of Promise,” from the Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive, documents young halutzim celebrating holidays, settling kibbutzim like Kibbutz Degania, and many other wonderful scenes from […]
This clip from 2012 shows President Obama delivering an address at the White House on May 30, 2012 to mark Jewish American Heritage Month.
The story of the Jews of Bulgaria during the Holocaust is one of surprising survival unlike the Jews of many other countries. In fact, the history of the Jewish community of Southern Europe is still relatively unknown. With five films and hundreds of interviews with elderly survivors, Centropa has created many resources available to teach your […]