by Storyteller Syd Lieberman
In this story a Jewish girl and her friend sneak away from the forced walk of the Nazis toward… they don’t really know. They hide in a haystack and a farmer helps them until the drums toll. In the face of this innocence, what motivates the Nazi soldier? What compels the farmer to help? What does this story say about the capacity of human beings for good and evil?
- Carrying the dead bodies inflicted with typhoid was unimaginable, and Helen was horrified, yet she carried the bodies. Why?
- What enabled Helen to live through such ordeals? Do you think you could have endured and survived all that Helen did?
- Facing History and Ourselves: http://www.facing.org/
- United States Holocaust Museum: http://www.ushmm.org/
- The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabelle Wilkerson
- Family and Childhood
- Living and Traveling Abroad
- Jewish Americans/Jews
- Stereotypes and Discrimination
- Taking A Stand and Peacemaking