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Before she turned 15, Ela studied art with a famous painter. She performed a leading role in an opera and rubbed elbows with renowned composers and musicians. She appeared in a film directed by a famous movie star.

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Educational Applications

Children of the Model Ghetto conveys compelling oral histories and accurate historical accounts, some of which are documented nowhere else. Several of the participating survivors are Holocaust educators, and expertly explain their own experiences in the context of historical events.

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Children of the Model Ghetto is now available. To access online through Vimeo or order DVDs, please contact the filmmakers at

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