What did you find interesting about this video?

This assignment consists of parts 1 and 2: PART 1: Initial Post Watch the video documentary, “Finding Almanac,” approximately 28 minutes long. You will have to cut and paste this link into your Chrome or Firefox browsers ONLY THIRTEEN Specials | Finding Almanac | THIRTEEN A Holocaust survivor inspires her family to connect to relatives they never met. THIRTEEN Video AND read the Washington Post article (Cut and paste into Firefox or Chrome): ‘We were never taught’: Young Jews in the U.S. encounter anti-Antisemitism firsthand The mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh showed young Jews anti-Antisemitism still exists and it’s not just in Europe. Washington Post AND Read the article by Evelyn Norton Beck, “From “Kike” to “JAP” (1992): How Misogyny, Anti-Antisemitism, and Racism Construct the Jewish American Princess” (it’s one of the assigned readings in the syllabus). Do the following: Write a minimum of 2 paragraphs (minimum of 10 full and meaningful sentences per paragraph) discussing the following (and only use the documentary, the Washington Post article and the article by Norton Beck): 1. What did you find interesting about this video? 2. Discuss the concept of “ethnic or racial passing” (when someone who is Jewish for example, passes, even unintentionally, for someone who is non-Jewish). This also occurs in other cultures. 3. Discuss the role of art as a way of communicating racial or ethnic oppression, such as anti-Antisemitism. 4. Use the Washington Post article and the video to discuss the role of “memory” (not forgetting) regarding anti-Antisemitism. It’s important to pull out specific examples from this article and the video. 5. What RELEVANT issues/concepts can you pull out of the Evelyn Norton Beck article, “From Kike to JAP…” to use to analyze the video? Remember, not every concept in the article is relevant to the video. – Correct citations in the paragraphs are required. A bibliography is not required. – In addition to addressing the content in the video and two articles, you can also refer to your observations and experiences as long as they are relevant. PART 2: Response Post Select the initial post of one of your classmate’s, and comment on your classmate’s post, that is, engage in a discussion with your classmate about what your classmate has written. For example, has your classmate written something that has made you more aware of a particular topic or experience? And if so, state specifically how. Whether you agree or disagree with your classmate’s post, or aspects of it, be specific and draw on material from the readings to argue your point(s). Requirements: – In this post, use your classmate’s first name. – Sentences such as “I liked your post.” Or “Great Job.” Will not count as part of your 10 sentences. – Write a minimum of 1 paragraph (approximately 10 full and meaningful sentences). I will bring a classmate essay so you can respond to it .

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