by Storyteller Judy Sima
Judy Sima tells the story of her mother, Elsa Mosbach. She relates the events leading to Elsa’s escape from Germany during WWII, her encounter with the Gestapo following Kristallnacht or the Night of the Broken Glass, and how she used her father’s WWI medals to gain her father’s release from Buchenwald Concentration Camp.
- What can you do to stop religious prejudice?
- What would you do if a family member was imprisoned because of his or her religion?
- What lessons have you gained from studying about the Holocaust?
- Should America accept refugees who are persecuted for their religious beliefs? Does it make a difference what that religion is?
- Holocaust Education Network: Resources page. http://midwestholocaustconsortium.ning.com
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Resources for Educators, http://midwestholocaustconsortium.ning.com
- Teaching about the Holocaust: a Selected Bibliography for Middle School Students. University of Northern Iowa. https://www.library.uni.edu/sites/default/files/youth/microsoft_word_-_holocaust_workshop_bibliography.pdf
- Teaching about the Holocaust: a Selected Bibliography for High School Students. University of Northern Iowa. https://www.library.uni.edu/sites/default/files/youth/microsoft_word_-_holocaust_workshop_bibliography.pdf
- Jewish Americans/Jewish
- Stereotypes and Discrimination