3. Now, turn each of these experiences into a sentence. Don't forget to add details! (1 point)
Eventually Jews and other ‘undesirables’ were sent to death camps, while others went to forced labour camps and used as slaves to produce materials for weapons in war, and a range of goods, such as shoes, clothes and good. These death camps
On February 28th, 1944, the “Secret room” got its first and only time to actually hide the 7 Jews in the ten Boom household. It seemed, somehow,
The discussion on the voids/gaps within the Jewish museum is an interesting topic because most people would not think a lot of the symbolism behind them. Andrew Gross mentions that they “enact a scripted collapse of meaning, displacing history into the registers of architecture, personal experience and memory” (p.85). As I watched some of the visitors, I noticed most would peer into these voids and shrugged them off while walking away. These voids add to the story of the museum and to the Jewish history in Germany, by representing the missing part of this history. It also represents the disruption in the German
Businesses were set ablaze by former friends and the same devoted customers that they had happily served only hours prior. These people tell firsthand how they were cast out of their own homes while their belongings were being tossed like garbage and their valuables distributed amongst all the attackers and people they once thought of as family. They serve as an example of how fast an entire nation of people can be swayed to do things that are hateful and immoral against their own fellow countrymen. This all resulted from a law that dictated the Jews had no rights to anything. Regardless if were pressured to do things or were motivated by self-benefit or economic reasons, each side is told in this exhibit. Every dark and guilty memory is shown through the eyes of real people.
On May 10, 2005, Berlin officially opened its memorial for the six million Jews whose lives were taken under the Nazi regime during the holocaust. The memorial, entitled “Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe,” has caused a variety of reactions and issued a larger dispute regarding the method by which disturbing events ought to be honored and exemplified visually. A day before the memorial opened, the NY Times released the review, “A Forest of Pillars, Recalling the Unimaginable,” praising the monument, while The New Yorker’s 2012 review, “The Inadequacy of Berlin’s ‘Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe,’” condemned the design. In order to justify their critiques, the authors had to create a criterion by which to judge the memorial.
My third quarter reading workshop project for the book The Hiding Place, by Corrie Ten Boom, portrays how the non-Jewish people safeguarded the Jewish people hide from the Nazi’s during World War II. The house is a modern-1900’s Netherlands home, Corrie and her family lived in one of these houses. The house has two “secret” rooms, which has entrances that aren’t obvious for an inspector. These “secret” rooms represent the places where non-Jewish people hid Jewish people from the Nazi’s. This can be seen in The Hiding Place. Corrie, Betsie, and their father are talking about ways to help the Jews. The people with the yellow star of David are the Jew’s and the stars illustrate the discrimination that the Nazi’s made towards the Jews. The people
3. It has become a burden because of the emotions it brought up to him. It made him into a sad person and realized possessions had made him ordinary.
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In the survivor’s exhibit, I got more of a sense of how inhumane the perpetrators were but in the SS guard’s exhibit it was as if it made me step back and realize these people were humans. In fact, I found in the perpetrator’s exhibit that they did not become these monstrous villains until after the training they were subjected to, to become guards with the Nazi organization at the concentration camp. It was brought to light that it was this socialization of the guards that at the very least amplified the possibility of brutality that the guards could inflict on the prisoners at Ravensbrücke. It is important that I can look at this juxtaposition of the perpetrator and survivor/victim exhibits to learn about both sides of the Holocaust. It is also good to learn from the perpetrator’s exhibit, as Roger Simon says in Remembering Otherwise excerpt; that a past with difficult knowledge could influence an individual’s present life (pg.10). The past works in tandem with the present and future, so I must understand the past of both the perpetrators and survivor/victims perspectives to, in a way, stop if from happening in the present and future. This contrasting affect of having both perpetrator and
3. Discuss one scene, which you liked and why you feel it was a good scene.
A. When “visiting” the Lascaux cave I really started to understand just how difficult it must have been for the painters to do what they did. Not only were they in a deep, winding cave, they were painting and sculpting these amazing images. I also realized just how dedicated the artists must have been to work so hard.
impact on the foundation of the Berlin Wall. After World War II each side of
The architectural design of the Holocaust Memorial is both confusing and intriguing, as Peter Eisman puts it, the aim of such a design is to relate signify how the events
The investigation will answer the question of “What lead to the construction of the Berlin Wall?” The construction of the Berlin Wall is a significant part of history that needs to be properly investigated to understand the motives and impacts it had on the citizens of Berlin and the people of the world. This investigation will focus on analyzing valuable sources such as Berlin: The Wall is not Forever, The Ghosts of Berlin: Confronting German History in the Urban Landscape, and Daily Life Behind the Iron Curtain. These sources have detailed accounts of the daily lives of those impacted as well as other relevant information both before and after, relating to the events that may have led to the construction or the impact that the fall of the wall had on the citizens of Berlin.