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CLIP 8346

Surviving Holocaust: Judaism in Lithuania (pt 2/2)

Surviving Holocaust: Judaism in Lithuania (pt 2/2)
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Key Info
  • Surviving Holocaust: Judaism in Lithuania (pt 2/2)
  • Duration: 04:09
  • A Jewish reaction to some hostile remarks from Martin Luther. Presenter Reverend Peter Owen-Jones is visiting some Jews in Lithuania and is troubled by some comments from Martin Luther expressing hostility towards them. Jones visits a Jewish family to join their Friday evening Shabbat meal and asks his host how he should respond to Luther's remarks.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education

       Topic:

    Peace and Conflict

  • Keywords: Jew, Judaism, Shabbat, worship, anti-Semitism, Peter Owen-Jones, Martin Luther
Ideas for use in class
  • This is more suited to older students as it deals with the apparent anti-Semitism of Martin Luther. Students could put themselves in the place of Peter Owen-Jones and speculate about how a Jew might respond to Luther's accusations. Then watch the Shabbat meal and comment on the response from Semyon. Consider three benefits of this attitude. Pupils could give a personal reflection on their own willingness to forgive insults.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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