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Lesson: History of Antisemitism and the Holocaust

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This lesson focuses on the history of antisemitism and its role in the Holocaust to better understand how prejudice and hate speech can contribute to violence, mass atrocity, and genocide. Learning about the origins of hatred and prejudice encourages students to think critically about antisemitism today.

Grade level: Adaptable for grades 7–12
Subject: Multidisciplinary
Time Required: Approximately 60–75 minutes (extensions available)

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