Did You Ever Deny Your Faith? A Holocaust Survivor Remembers
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New January 2023! George Spooner tells about the day he denied his faith and how he learned that he was a Jew and remains firm about that to this day.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Holocaust-54**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • After viewing this video, have your students journal about what they would have done in George’s situation.
  • There are many Holocaust survivor videos on the Educate.Today website. Use the keyword “Holocaust” for videos to use as prompts for think pair share activities, jigsaws, small group discussions, journaling, and dramatic play. Their stories are also available for individual study, research projects or National History Day projects.


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.