LOANS

All members may request, in the form of a loan, for a maximum period of two weeks, exhibitions, DVDs and books from the Memoshoá Resource Center, completing the following form for this purpose:

 

 

 

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EXHIBITIONS

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Portuguese deportees in World War II

From Internment in France to the Concentration Camps

Exhibition consisting of 39 posters (50x70 cm). This exhibition is the historical reconstruction of the lives of seven Portuguese who were deported from France to Nazi concentration camps. This exhibition was created within the scope of the NOMES Project of the Vilela School Group.

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Exhibition: "This is not a game for children"

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem - Israel

Portuguese language

Number of posters: 16

Dimensions: 125 cm x 84 cm

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Exhibition "Not to forget"

24 roll ups, 200x80 cm Original German version. Available in English and Portuguese. Hebrew version in preparation. Production of the Portuguese version financed by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Lisbon. Premiere of the Portuguese version at the Assembly of the Republic in January 2018, on the international day in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. The exhibition was awarded by the Ministry of Education of the State of Bavaria.

SYNOPSIS: Secondary school students in Ebern, a small town in rural Bavaria, created the exhibition under the guidance of their history teacher, Daniel Hess, and in collaboration with the recently deceased local librarian and historian Cordula Kappner.

The exhibition recounts the fate of 22 children from that region of Bavaria, under National Socialism. Most of these children were murdered. They are among the 1.5 million Jewish children  killed during the Shoah. 

The first screens explain the structure of the exhibition and place the persecution of these children in the context of the extermination of the Jews. It is  also presented a brief outline of the history of the Jews in this region (Franconia) since the Middle Ages.

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Exhibition: "Portugal and Jewish Refugees in Portugal during World War II"

Editing/Production: Emília Mota from Escola Secundária Alexandre Herculano

Portuguese language

Number of posters: 14

Dimensions: 65 cm x 98 cm

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Exhibition: "Jews in Portugal during World War II"

Memories of a wartime paradise

Edition/Production: Projeto NAMES da Escola Secundária de Vilela

Portuguese language

Number of posters: 30

Dimensions: 50 cm x 70 cm

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Exhibition: "But the story doesn't end like that"

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem - Israel

Language: Spanish (Portuguese subtitles are also available)

Number of posters: 20

Dimensions: 50 cm x 70 cm

The posters tell, in chronological sequence, the history of Jews in Germany, from the Weimar Republic until the end of the 1930s. We witness the consummation of the anti-Jewish policy until the Cristal Night. Suitable for primary and secondary school students. The posters can be used as a whole, in the form of an exhibition, or they can be worked on individually, through group activities. It contains an activity booklet (in English), with information about each poster and questions for discussion.

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Exhibition "Give Testimony"

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem - Israel

Language: Spanish (Portuguese subtitles are also available)

Number of posters: 20

Dimensions: 50 cm x 70 cm

20 posters that show the growth of Nazism and anti-Jewish measures. We witness the ghettoization, the violence against the Jewish populations in the territories occupied by Germany, the transport of Jews to extermination camps, forced labor in the labor camps, the Resistance... ending with the evocation of Justos who, placing the his life and those of his at risk, they saved Jews.

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Exhibition "Beyond Appearances"

(ed. Yad Vashem, with support from the Claims Conference and Adelson Family Foundation)

20 laminated posters

Portuguese translation.

70 cm x 50 cm

The exhibition follows the life of European Jews from the times leading up to World War II until the end of the war. It portrays different realities, such as: Nazism, ghettos, deportations, camps, the “final solution”, liberation and the return to life. Allows to develop autonomous, group or class activities.

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“Beyond Duty: Diplomats Recognized as Righteous Among the Nations”

Number and dimensions: 43 panels (each one measures 1 meter by 70 cm), includes 43 easels measuring 1 meter by 70 cm.

Portuguese language

Exhibition on diplomats who helped Jews during World War II and were recognized as Righteous Among the Nations, as was the case of Aristides de Sousa Mendes and Sampaio Garrido. This exhibit belongs to the Israeli embassy but may be  loaned to it.

FILMS AND DOCUMENTARIES

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The Garden of Hope

In 1939 Poland, Antonia Zabinska and her husband, Dr. Jan Zabinski, manage the thriving Warsaw Zoo. When their country is invaded by German forces, Jan and Antonia are forced to obey the orders of a new zoologist selected by the Reich, Lutz Heck. However, determined to fight against the regime, Antonia and Jan begin to secretly collaborate with the Resistance and put into action a series of plans to rescue people from the newly created Warsaw Ghetto, putting their lives and everything they built at risk.

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The Golden Woman

Almost six decades have passed since Maria Altmann, of Jewish origin, was forced to leave Vienna to escape the Nazi regime. Now, determined to recover the "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I", the famous painting by Gustav Klimt that was confiscated from her family by the German army, she leaves Los Angeles and returns, for the first time, to the city where she was born. To face the long legal battle that lies ahead, which involves a confrontation with the Austrian State and the US Supreme Court, he can only count on Randol Schoenberg, a brave young lawyer with little experience.

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The girl who stole books

  During World War II, a young girl named Liesel Meminger survives outside Munich through the books she steals. Helped by her adoptive father, she learns to read and shares books with her friends, including a Jewish man who lives underground in her home. While not reading or studying, she runs errands for her mother and plays with her friend Rudy.

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Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Consul of Bordeaux

Portuguese film directed by Francisco Manso and João Correa, with interpretations by Vitor Norte, João Cabral and Miguel Borines. It tells the life of Aristides de Sousa Mendes.

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The pianist

Polish pianist Wladyslaw Szpilman was playing classical pieces on a Warsaw radio station when the first bombs fell on the city in 1939. With the German invasion and the start of World War II, restrictions on Polish Jews by the Nazis also began. Inspired by the pianist's memoirs, the film shows the emergence of the Warsaw Ghetto, when the Germans built walls to lock up the Jews in some areas, and follows the persecution that led to the capture and sending of the Szpilman family to the concentration camps. Wladyslaw is the only one who manages to escape and is forced to take refuge in abandoned buildings around the city, until the nightmare of war is over.

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Schindler's List

The story of Oskar Schindler, an opportunistic guy, seducer, shipowner, nice, black market trader, but, above all, a man who related very well with the Nazi regime, so much so that he was a member of the Nazi Party itself (which prevented him from being arrested a few times, but they always released him quickly, due to his contacts). However, despite his flaws, he loved human beings and did the impossible, to the point of losing his fortune, but managing to save more than a thousand Jews from the concentration camps.

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Shoah

Epic documentary about the Shoah.

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The Decent Man

Heinrich Himmler was born on October 7, 1900 in Munich, Germany, into a middle-class Catholic family. In 1919, a year after the end of the First World War, he began his studies in Agricultural Sciences. During his student days, he was an active member of several nationalist groups. In 1923, he joined the Nazi Party and, two years later, the SS.

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Night Will Fall, André Singer

Written and directed by Andre Singer and narrated by actress Helena Bonham Carter, "Night Will Fall" follows the path of "Memory of the Camps", Sidney Bernstein's documentary that became known as the "lost Hitchcock".

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The Fall, Hitler and the End of the Third Reich

Hitler's last hours and the end of the Third Reich.

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“May your memory be love. The Story of Ovadia Baruch”

Testimony of a survivor.

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem, Language: Portuguese, Running time: 47 min., Genre: Documentary

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“For you the sky will open. The Life Story of Malka Rosenthal”

Testimony of a survivor.

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem, Language: Portuguese, Running time: 54 min., Genre: Documentary

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“Where does my help come from? The life story of sisters Faany Rozelaar and Betty Meir”

Testimony of a survivor.

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem, Language: Portuguese, Running time: 60 min., Genre: Documentary

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“What loves life. The Story of Avraham Aviel”

Testimony of a survivor.

Editing/Production: Yad Vashem, Language: Portuguese, Running time: 53 min., Genre: Documentary

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Karski and the Lords of Humanity

Documentary on Righteous Among the Nations Jan Karski, member of the Polish resistance.

BOOKS

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Anne Frank's diary

Author: Ari Folman; David Polonsky

Publisher: Porto Editora

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That was Auschwitz

Author: Primo Levi and Leonardo De Benedetti 

Publisher: Objective

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Heinrich Himmler

Author: Peter Longerich

Publisher: Don Quixote

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Seven Men at War

Author: Marc Ferro

Publisher: Bertrand Editora

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What I learned at Auschwitz. 12 lessons to change your life

Author: Edith Eger

Publisher: Desasossego

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the benevolent

Author: Jonathan Littlell 

Publisher: Don Quixote

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Auschwitz explained to my daughter

Author: Annette Wieviorka

Editor: Celtic

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heretics

Author: Leonardo Padura

Publisher: Porto Editora

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The Silence of God at Auschwitz
 

Author: Joao Medina

Publisher: CM Cascais

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Vilar Formoso Fronteira da Paz 

Author: Margarida de Magalhães Ramalho 

Publisher: CM Almeida

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Heinrich Himmler 

Author: Peter Longerich

Publisher: Don Quixote

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Helga's Diary

Author: Helga Weiss

Publisher: Bertrand

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The Diary of Mary Berg

Author: Mary Berg

Publisher: One World

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Mossad

Author: Dan Raviv, Yossi Melman

Publisher: Marker

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Fascists

Author: Michael Mann

Publisher: Editions 70

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Holocaust, a new history

Author: Laurence Rees

Publisher: Vowels

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Parallel Journeys

Author: Eleanor Ayer

Publisher: Athenum

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Portugal, Salazar and the Jews

Author: Avraham Milgram

Publisher: Gradiva

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Night

Author: Elie Wiesel

Publisher: Text Editors

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Ardennes 1944 - Hitler's Last Move

Author: Antony Beevor

Publisher: Bertrand

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From Stalingrad to Berlin

Author: Earl Zeimke

Publisher: Pen & Sword

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My grandfather would  have shot me

Author: Jennifer Teege, Nikola Sellmair

Publisher: Hooder

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Rutka's Diary

Author: Rutka Laskier

Publisher: Sextante Editora

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If this is a man

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Don Quixote

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the truce

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Don Quixote

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Those who succumb and those who are saved

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Don Quixote

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The Duty of Memory

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Lark

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the truce

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Muchnik Editores

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If not now, when?

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Don Quixote

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Iron Potassium Nickel

Author: Primo Levi

Publisher: Penguin Books

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Auschwitz Report

Author: Primo Levi, Leonardo de Benedetti

Publisher: Verse

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That was Auschwitz

Author: Primo Levi, Leonardo de Benedetti

Publisher: Objective

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Anne Frank's diary

Author: Anne Frank

Publisher: Books of Brazil

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The Book of Aaron

Author: Jim Sephard

Publisher: Editorial Presença

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Gracia Nasi

Author: Esther Mucznik

Publisher: Esfera dos Livros

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Auschwitz, one day at a time

Author: Esther Mucznik

Publisher: Esfera dos Livros

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Portuguese in the Holocaust

Author: Esther Mucznik

Publisher: Esfera dos Livros

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The Pharmacist of Auschwitz

Author: Patricia Posner

Publisher: Alma dos Livros

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Portuguese and the Nazis

Author: Claudia Ninhos

Publisher: Esfera dos Livros

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the stairway of istanbul

Author: Tiago Salazar

Publisher: Bookshop

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The woman who hid Anne Frank

Author: Miep Gies

Publisher: Alma dos Livros

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The Sisters of Auschwitz

Author: Rena Gelissen

Publisher: Alma dos Livros

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Primo Levi's Resistance, Rebels and Collaborators in Occupied Italy

Author: Sergio Luzzatto

Publisher: Picador

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The Last Nazis, The Hunt for Hitler's Henchmen

Author: Mark Felton

Publisher: Pen & Sword

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Poland German Death Camps

Author: Jacek  Lachendro

Publisher: Parma Press

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Histoire de l'Armée Allemande  1939-1945

Author: Philippe Masson

Publisher: Perrin

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Eva Braun, Life with Hitler

Author: Heike B. Gortemaker

Publisher: Penguin Books

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The Third Reich, A Chronicle 

Author: Richard Overy

Publisher: Quercus

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Savage Continent, Europe in the Aftermath of World War II

Author: Keith Lowe

Publisher: Penguin Books

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Commitment To The Dead 

Author: Helen H. Waterford

Publisher: Renaissance House

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Hitler's First Victims 

Author: Timothy W. Ryback

Publisher: Jacaranda

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Paris after the Liberation 1944-1949

Author: Antony Beevor

Publisher: Bertrand

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Hitler's Charisma

Author: Laurence Rees 

Publisher: Vowels

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Hanns and Rudolf 

Author: Thomas Harding

Publisher: Bertrand

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Holocaust and Memory

Author: Israel Gutman

Publisher: Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History and Yad Vashem

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The Second World War In The Air

Author: Merfyn Bourne 

Publisher: Troubador Publishing 

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Alliance

Author: Jonathan Fenby

Publisher: Quidnovi

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Operation Paperclip 

Author: Annie Jacobsen 

Publisher: Little Brown

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Inside Hitler's Bunker

Author: Joachim Fest

Publisher: Picador

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A Surplus of Memory, Chronicle of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Author: Yitzhak Zuckerman

Publisher: California

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Tell Your Children - A Book About the Holocaust in Europe, 1933-1945 

Author: Stephane Bruchfeld

Publisher: Gothic

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A Long Way to Auschwitz

Author: Max Eisen

Publisher: Alma dos Livros

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Hitler's Holy Relics

Author: Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

Publisher: Alma dos Livros

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The Execute

Author: Helmut Ortner

Publisher: Alma dos Livros