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Approx. 7 hours to complete
English

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Tel Aviv University

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Yad Vashem

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

From Hatred to Core Ideology; From Democracy to a Totalitarian State; Nazi Germany and the Jews

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 81 min), 2 readings
8 videos
Introduction: why the Holocaust, why history, why this course?9m
Why the Jews? Traditional anti-Semitism as a central background12m
The uniqueness of Nazi anti-Semitism and its place in the NS ideology10m
1933: Gleichschaltung11m
1933-1939: Life in Nazi Germany9m
1933-1939: Jewish life in Nazi Germany10m
1938 - A Major Turning Point14m
2 readings
Saul Friedlander, Nazi Germany and the Jews10m
Wolfgang Benz, “Exclusion as a Stage in Persecution: The Jewish Situation in Germany, 1933-1941”10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

The World and the Jews in World War II

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 70 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
From the Historian's Desk - Visual Documentation13m
Focus on Poland11m
Focus on France and Paris11m
A World at War and world Jewry10m
Europe and its Jews between the two world wars12m
2 readings
Judith Levin and Daniel Uziel, “Ordinary Men Extraordinary Photos – Photographs”10m
Denis Peschanski, “The Statues on Jews – October 3, 1940 and June 2, 1942”10m
1 practice exercise
Check you’ve understood what you’ve learned so far30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

The Abyss of Isolation - the perspective of the individual

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 66 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Ghettoization10m
The Warsaw Ghetto10m
Isolation with no Walls10m
Leadership12m
Future Expectations and Rumors9m
The Holocaust - an introduction - Partial conclusions2m
4 readings
Instructions by Heydrich on Policy and Operations concerning Jews in the Occupied Territories, September 21, 19392m
Miron, Guy and Shlomit Shulhani, "General Introduction", The Yad Vashem Encyclopedia of the Ghettos During the Holocaust10m
Michael Wildt, "Generation of the Unbound: The Leadership Corps of the Reich Security Main Office"10m
What's next?10m
1 practice exercise
Check your understanding30m

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