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Outfitting the Civil War: Jewish Contributions to the Garment Industry

Jeremy Katz - Monday, April 21, 2014 - 2:00am

Last week we launched our series 37 Weeks which looks back on Sherman's march to the sea in Georgia. As you watch those videos, you and your studios may notice the uniforms the soldiers war to identify whether they...

The Address

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 2:00am

Most people would prefer to see the dentist than get up in front of a crowd to deliver a speech. I imagine that your students fall under the category of “most people.” I hope they find courage from the students of...

37 Weeks That Changed the South

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, April 14, 2014 - 5:42am

150 years ago this month, General William Tecumseh Sherman embarked on a 37 week trek across Georgia that changed the course of the civil war. We’re marking that history-making journey with the launch of the new...

Highlights from a Tribute to Rabbi Rothschild

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 12:43pm

The Story of the Jews in Georgia includes involvement in the civil rights movement with Rabbi Jacob Rothschild leading the fight. That’s one of the main takeaways of a Tribute to Rabbi Rothschild, a panel...

The Temple Bombing

Jeremy Katz - Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 2:00am

Join GPB in person or via live chat and livestream tonight for a panel discussion about the Temple bombing, featuring Janice Rothschild Blumberg. Here is how to take part. This post gives context to that bombing....

Summer Workshops for Teachers

Charity Kinneer - Thursday, April 3, 2014 - 2:00am

There is always something to learn but we as teachers don’t often have the time or the money to pursue those opportunities. I know that somewhere out there, there are other people just like me. There are those that...

Teach Your Students About Georgia Women of Achievement This Month

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, March 28, 2014 - 9:43am

During March, Women’s History Month, students tend to focus on well known female figures like Margaret Mitchell. Here’s a chance to teach your students about the not very well known Georgia women of achievement. Great...

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The Story of the Jews: The Leo Frank Case

Jeremy Katz - Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 2:00am

The new documentary "The Story of the Jews" explores the 3,000 year history of the Jewish people and their impact on civilization. In this post, guest blogger Jeremy Katz revisits a gruesome chapter of Jewish history in...

Enter the Story of the Jews Essay Contest

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 2:00am

To inspire students to examine their own life stories, producers are encouraging students to enter "The Story of the Jews" national essay contest. The competition is built around the documentary series “The Story of the...

A Talk with First Lady Michelle Obama in China

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, March 24, 2014 - 8:45am

How many young people studying abroad get to share their experience with First Lady Michelle Obama? One fortunate American student, studying abroad in China, will do so in a talk with the First Lady who is also in China...

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