Action Projects - Germany

Inspiring young people to take action in their communities around the world

Alternative Four Questions: Social Justice Seder

New York | 2019

Hannah Joy Sachs

Senior Fellow Hannah Joy Sachs decided to connect the historic story of Passover to contemporary human rights and representation concerns around the world.

Do we want to remember?

Shanghai, China | 2017

Suncica Bruck

A group of local high school students learn and discuss more about the events of the Holocaust in Shanghai

Space & Memory: The Presence of Jewish Absence in Poland's Contemporary Landscape


Łukasz Posłuszny, Michelle Shofet, Marissa Sophia Schneiderman

Humanity in Action Senior Fellows Łukasz Posłuszny, Michelle Shoft, and Marissa Sophie Schneiderman created this project, sought to re-conceptualize the ways of remembering the war and the Holocaust, and to discuss social aesthetics of monuments and alternative forms of memory in the context of trauma, and on the other hand it also promoted tolerance among young people and a desire to fight anti-Semitism.

Against Urban Antisemitism: Restoring the Local Jewish Presence

Wroclaw and Warsaw | 2016

Jan Kirschenbaum

Senior Fellow Jan Kirschenbaum aspires to combat nationalist prejudice and Antisemitism in Poland by stressing and making public the contributions of the Jewish community to the past and present of the country through his Action Project "Against Urban Antisemitism: Restoring the Local Jewish Presence".

Against Urban Antisemitism
The "Wave of Smears“ in 1959/1960

Hamburg | 2015

Anton Guhl, Gülay Gün

The "Wave of Smears“ in 1959/1960 is a project that aims to raise awareness of covert Antisemitism, educate about the history of hateful graffiti, and develop teaching materials in Hamburg.

University of Wisconsin Interfaith Network

Madison, WI | 2015

Kyra Fox

As a response to the global terrorist attacks in November of 2015, Senior Fellow Kyra Fox organized an interfaith vigil together with several students of other faiths from the University of Wisconsin in Madison (UW-Madison).

UW Interfaith Network
The Anne Frank Project Posznań

Poznań | 2015

Sudip Bhandari, Łukasz Niparko

The Anne Frank Project Posznań, created by Senior Fellows Sudip Bhandari and Łukasz Niparko, is a intensive educational program for young people to learn about Jewish history in Poland, tolerance, and how to react when encountering Antisemitism.

Stumbling Stones for Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki | 2015

Regina Frentzou, Evanthia Panagiotou

Stumbling Stones for Thessaloniki, created by Senior Fellows Regina Frentzou and Evanthia Panagiotou, aims to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust in Greece.


Explore Action Videos

  • Miman’s Story

    Multi-media educational materials about Gadjé-racism (anti-Roma racism) to accompany the documentary film and transmedia project “with WINGS and ROOTS”

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  • Pull The Brake on Discrimination Against Roma was a large-scale awareness campaign fighting Antiziganism / hatred towards Roma in Europe.


  • Return of the Nazi’s or Childrens Scribbles?

    The "Wave of Smears“ in 1959/1960 in the city of Hamburg illustrated how latent Antisemitism can escalate in a democratic society within a few days. This project raises awareness of covert Antisemitism, educates about the history of hateful graffiti in Hamburg and develops teaching materials.


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