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The Primary Sources Educational Project

IACT has successfully developed two unique educational projects that were implemented for Yom HaShoah and Yom Ha’Atzmaut, respectively. Both are based on using primary sources – namely, compilations of newspaper front pages of dramatic historic events – to learn about the Shoah and the History of Israel. The Holocaust newspaper compilation includes 16 pages from various publications of the time which cover the rise of the Nazis, anti-Jewish measures enacted, Germany’s aggression against its neighbors, the uprisings against the Nazis, discovery of the concentration camps, and finally the Nuremberg Trials. IACT produced a booklet based on the newspaper content that outlines a workshop to be im

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