“The final stage of resettlement is death.” The liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto in the summer of 1942 – lecture

Core features of the practice

  • Organisation:

    Institution name: The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute in Warsaw
    Institution type: Museum
    Institution URL: http://www.jhi.pl/en
  • Format:

  • Target population:

    Students, Young people, Educators in formal settings, General public/non-specialist audience, Other
  • Cost (per practice):

  • Setting:

    No specific setting required
  • Themes:

    Remembrance education and/or history education, The Holocaust and/or other genocides
  • Core activities:

    Image analysis, Textual analysis, Lecture, Slide presentation

Additional information about the practice

    Target population

  • Number of participants:

    Up to 34
  • Age of target population:

  • Additional specifics:

    Other:, Practice is designed to anybody interested in the topic.
  • Components of the practice

  • Topics and objectives:

    The presentation brings to the topic the history of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto in summer of 1942 through the original documents from the collection of Oneg Shabbat group with testimonies of witnessess of this process.
  • Materials used:

    Online material
    Link to the material:
    1. https://delet.jhi.pl/en/lessons/public/45
  • Material produced:

    Not applicable
  • Sequence of activities - methodology:

  • Length of activity:

    Up to 5 hours
  • Is the activity digital?:

    Yes: https://delet.jhi.pl/en/lessons/public/45
  • Accessibility and replicability

  • Language(s) in which activity can be delivered:

    English, Other
  • Is specialist knowledge or professional training required?:

  • If yes, which type?:

    Remembrance, history, or museum education

Qualitative Details

  • Has this practice been evaluated?

  • How many times?:

  • By whom?:

    Internal evaluator
  • By what means?:

    Informal verbal feedback
  • Core content knowledge and transferable skills:

    A critical understandind of history and historical sources.
  • Indicators of success:

    Cost efficiency, highly adaptable.
  • Educational coordinator contact details:

    Name: Department of Education
    Email address: edukacja@jhi.pl


The RETHINK project is concerned with bridging formal and informal education. This section explores the factors that make a practice adaptable.

  • Key factors for successful implementation:

    Pre-knowledge of the audience
  • Main challenges to teachers adapting this practice for their students:

    To bring up the subject of the faith of Polish Jews during World War II under German Nazi occupation.
  • Availability of guidance/training/replication materials (and in what language/format currently):

    English, Polish.
  • Other comments or details: