A Garland for Ashes Lessons
Lessons addressing painful family and social issues based on the book by Holocaust survivor, Hanna Zack Miley.
- Building questions that facilitate group discussions between students and teachers
- Emphasizing empathy for those involved
- Connecting the personal experiences of those involved with the student’s own life experiences
- Ultimately laying a foundation where the principles of reconciliation can be engaged
Lessons prepared by Daniel Malakowsky
Hanna was born in 1932 into a Jewish family who lived in Germany. As Nazi intimidation and violence against Jews escalated, her parents placed 7-year-old Hanna on a Kinder Transport to safety. Unable to leave, Markus and Amalie were ultimately deported to the ghetto and gassed to death…