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Museum Guide for Educators

We are presenting a new Museum Guide designed for educators who bring students on field trips to The Florida Holocaust Museum. The Guide will help educators incorporate...

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Witness to History

This Guide complements The Florida Holocaust Museum’s exhibition “Witness to History: The Holocaust Remembered by Florida Survivors.” It is built around the...

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Matzevot For Everyday Use – A Study Guide for Educators

The study guide is designed for middle and high school level. Educators are encouraged to choose activities that are appropriate for their students’ age and maturity....

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The FHM and Yahad – In Unum

Based on 10 years of research and investigation by the French organization Yahad – In Unum and its founder, French Catholic priest Father Patrick Desbois, the...

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Curriculum Resources

The FHM’s IWitness Lesson: Walter Loebenberg – Refugee Experiences during the Holocaust

The IWitness platform provides students with information about refugee experiences during the Holocaust as seen through the lens of the Loebenberg Family.

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The FHM’s IWitness Lesson: Non-Violent Resistance among Jews during the Holocaust

IWitness is a free educational website offering audiovisual testimonies for use across the curriculum. The activity features video testimony of Helen Fagin and Sam...

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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

On her thirteenth birthday, June 12, 1942, Anne Frank received a diary as a gift. At that time, she and her family were living peacefully in Amsterdam, Holland after...

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Clara’s Story, as told to Joan Adess Grossman

On the eve of World War II, Clara Heller and her family lived in Antwerp, Belgium. Her family moved there from Romania when her father, on his way to vote, was beaten...

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Dry Tears: The Story of a Lost Childhood

The autobiography of Nechama Tec is a moving account of her childhood in Nazi occupied Poland. Nechama’s family is forced to take refuge with Polish Christians...

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Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D.

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston retells the moving story of her time spent in the Manzanar internment camp from 1942 to 1945. Jeanne and her family, along with ten thousand...

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How my family lives in America

Meet Sanu, Eric, and April, three children from three very different families and learn about their lives. Their stories emphasize the seemingly minor and everyday...

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I never saw another butterfly

This collection of the poetry, diary entries, and artwork was created by children who were imprisoned in the Terezin concentration camp from 1942 to 1944. Terezin...

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Jacob’s Rescue, A Holocaust Story

Once Jacob Gutgeld lived with his family in a beautiful house in Warsaw, Poland. He went to school and played hide –and –seek in the woods with his friends....

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Letters from Rifka

It is 1919 and Rifka’s brother Nathan has deserted the Russian army. This puts the family at great risk, so to protect themselves, twelve-year-old Rifka and her...

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Night, by Elie Wiesel, translated by Stalla Rodway

Elie Wiesel’s autobiography is a moving account relating his experiences as a teenager in Transylvania. He shares his memories of living with his family in a ghetto,...

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Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story

This simple but heroic story tells the true-life events that shaped the lives of one Japanese family and thousands of Polish Jews. The book is told through the eyes...

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Sky: A True Story of Resistance During World War II

This memoir retells the author’s experiences as a child growing up in Holland and her decision as a teenager to join the Dutch Resistance. This group of brave...

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Teaching Trunk Resources for Grades 1-4

The Florida Holocaust Museum’s video lesson features content from our 1st-4th grade Teaching Trunks that focus on the themes of “Different and the Same” and...

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The Man from the Other Side

This book is based on the true experiences of a Polish journalist, now dead, whom Uri Orlev met in Israel when they were both adults. Marek, his mother, and stepfather...

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The War Between the Vowels and Consonants

Vowels and Consonants have always been enemies. Each thought they were the more important asset to the alphabet. Vowels were smug and stuck up and Consonants were...

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Through the Eye of the Needle

The curriculum resources have been edited by our Curator of Education & Director of Research, Urszula Szczepinska, and are now available in our teaching trunks (middle...

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Zlata’s Diary, by Zlata Filipovic

This is a young girl’s account of day-to-day living in war-torn Bosnia. Through her descriptions, we learn about her personal thoughts and feelings. Her entries...

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