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Return to Life

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The Holocaust Survivors: From Liberation to Rehabilitation

“Museumette”: Study and Enrichment Unit

The “museumette” comprises:

Twenty black-and-white posters (21″ x 15″) The posters depict the liberation of the Jews, the return of some of the liberated from the concentration camps to Poland, the pogrom in Kielce, life in the Displaced Persons’ camps, the Jewish Brigade and clandestine immigration to Palestine, and the mass immigration to Israel after the establishment of the State.

Booklet: Includes an article, excerpts of testimonies, a list of concepts, maps, a bibliography, suggested activities, and questions to facilitate study.

Video Film (60 minutes): Return to Life: Testimonies by Holocaust survivors on their life in the ghetto, liberation, the Displaced Persons’ camps, and emigration to Israel.


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RETURN
TO LIFE
THE HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS:
FROM LIBERATION
TO
REHABILITATION

Beth Hatefutsoth
The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora

Beit Lohamei Haghetaot
Ghetto Fighters’ House

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The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’
Rememberance Authority

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Contents

5 Introduction
6 About the Museum Kit
6 Organization of the Study Environment
7 Subject Matter of the Exhibition
8 Suggested Activities
12 Testimonies
26 Maps
28 Terminology
31 Viewing and Discussing the Film
35 The Survivors of the Holocaust
Anita Shapira and Irit Keynan

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