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The USHMM’s Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies is pleased to announce the 2011 Jack and Anita Hess Seminar for Faculty. Designed for professors of all disciplines who are teaching or preparing to teach about the Holocaust or related topics, this year’s seminar is titled Teaching about the Holocaust through Eyewitness Testimony: The Use of Interviews and Memoirs in the Classroom.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2010
The Education Division of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is pleased to announce the 2010 annual Arthur and Rochelle Belfer National Conference for Educators. Middle and high-school educators with less than five years of experience teaching about the Holocaust as well as community college faculty are invited to apply to attend this conference. In addition to history, social studies, foreign-language and English teachers, teachers of journalism and other content areas are encouraged to attend.
Updated: Mar. 07, 2010
This online workshop includes video segments from a workshop presented in Baltimore, Maryland. The guidelines and methodological suggestions in these video segments are at the core of every teacher workshop and conference presented by the Museum. They are offered here for teachers who are unable to attend a professional development program presented by the Museum. In addition to video of the actual workshop session, segments include historical and artifact photographs, text, and links to related sites within the Museum’s Web site.
Updated: Aug. 25, 2009
This interactive online exhibition accompanies a physical exhibition currently being shown in the Kimmel-Rowan Gallery on the USHMM’s lower level. State of Deception reveals how shortly after World War I, the Nazi Party began to transform itself from an obscure, extremist right-wing group into the largest political party in democratic Germany. Hitler early on recognized how propaganda, combined with the use of terror, could help his extremist party gain mass support and votes. The exhibition shows how the Nazis employed propaganda to acquire power and help pave the way for war while creating a climate of hatred, suspicion and, most importantly, indifference that facilitated the elimination from society of Jews and others deemed undesirable by the Nazi state.
Updated: Jun. 22, 2009
In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Pogroms which took place across Germany on November 9-10, 1938, the USHMM has made available on their website an online exhibition describing and showing the Kristallnacht events. The exhibit contains videos of witnesses as well as much documentary material and an online resource kit for memorial activities.
Updated: May. 07, 2009