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Exploring Pre-World War II Jewish Life

In order to better understand what Jewish cultural and communal life was like in Europe before World War II, students search the Museum’s digital archive collections, select photographs depicting pre-war Jewish life in Europe, analyze them, and research the town(s) where the photos were taken.

Grade level: Adaptable for grades 7–12 Subject: Multidisciplinary Time required: Approximately 120 minutes (extension available) Languages: English, Spanish

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This lesson is also available in Spanish.