Resistance in the Holocaust

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Course ID: Jewish Studies 30517-OL
Division: Undergraduate Studies, Graduate Studies
Program: Jewish Studies (Undergraduate), Jewish Studies (Graduate), Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Location: Currently Offered, Online

This course is designed to provide students with a broad concept of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust based on the archival materials and exhibitions of Beit Lohamei HaGetaot (the Ghetto Fighters' Museum, Israel), the Yad-Vashem Holocaust and Heroism Museum in Jerusalem, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC, as well as other online archives and museums. Our aim is to conceptualize the historical phenomenon of resistance in the Holocaust and discuss the philosophical, theological and educational meaning of these historical phenomena. (Modern)