The film Defiance (starring Daniel Craig, aka James Bond) tells the true story of the Bielski brothers, who saved 1,200 lives and organized the largest Jewish resistance unit during World War II.

Take our free E-Learning Course on
Teaching With Defiance.

Teaching with Defiance Educator Workshops: Engage your students in critical thinking about History, Leadership, Ethics, and Jewish Values with JPEF's multimedia curriculum on teaching with the film.
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Participants Receive: Defiance Film and JPEF Made-For-Classroom DVDs, 40+ page curriculum, and all 9 JPEF short films with Primary-Source Testimonials. Educator's Guide and Classroom DVD are available only through the workshop.

To Bring Teaching with Defiance to Your Community:
Email or call 415-563-2244.

Meet members of the Bielski partisan group through short biographies with videos and photos:
Tuvia Bielski
Max Cukier
Rae Kushner
Mira Shelub
Study Guides
Downloadable guides with maps, photos, questions for students, and suggested readings:
Teaching with Defiance Guide
Tuvia Bielski: Rescue is Resistance
Ethics and Defiance Guide