Jewish Life Before the Holocaust

This informative documentary [04:37] published by Yad Vashem shows original footage of Jewish life before the Holocaust. It also includes texts from pre-war diary entries, notebooks, and letters of children’s hopes, dreams and musings. The film emphasizes that the victims of the Holocaust were no different than modern-day Jews, reminding viewers that, “it is necessary to understand not just how they died, but how they lived.”