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Yad Vashem is offering a unique seminar for English speaking educators from around the world to study at the International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel between July 1 – July 19, 2012. The focus of the seminar is on teaching the Shoah and anti-Semitism.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2012
Between June 18-21, 2012, The International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority will be convening the Eighth International Conference on the Holocaust and Education focusing on “Telling the Story, Teaching the Core: Holocaust Education in the 21st Century'.
Updated: Jan. 24, 2012
The 25th issue of Teaching the Legacy, e-newsletter for Holocaust Educators, focuses on the fate of the Jews of North Africa during the Holocaust. Only recently has it been officially acknowledged that the Jews of North Africa faced the looming prospect of systematic mass murder and the Final Solution – yet unlike the Jews of Europe, they had the fortune to be saved as the tide of the war turned in favor of the Allied armies.
Updated: Dec. 07, 2011
The 24th issue of Teaching the Legacy, e-newsletter for Holocaust Educators, focuses on the fate of children in France during the Holocaust and the people and organizations that tried to hide them and save them. It features an interview with Israel (Zizi) Lichtenstein, himself a hidden child in southern France, and some of the artifacts that survived with him through the war. There is an article on the different organizations that worked to rescue children in France, and some of the heroic people who rescued a Jewish boy during the Holocaust.
Updated: Aug. 03, 2011
This online learning environment centers on the life cycle of Jews who lived in Salonika, Greece before, during, and after World War II. The Jewish community of Salonika was one of the most ancient in Europe. Before World War II, 55,200 Jews lived in Salonika, comprising two-thirds of the population. By the end of the Holocaust, only one-fourth (1,950 souls) of the Jewish population remained. This educational unit presents a case study that can help teachers and students find an example of how to uncover and reconstruct the life of a particular community through a variety of materials. The theme for this year’s Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day is “The Faces Behind Documents, Artifacts, and Photographs.” These various items are memory fragments that remain after the devastation of the Holocaust. The unit before you utilizes materials found on Yad Vashem's online databases. Using historical sources, photographs, artifacts, films, and other forms of evidence, they have attempted to depict the Jewish community of Salonika, before and after the Holocaust.
Updated: Apr. 12, 2011
On the online educational center for ceremonies and activities of the International School for Holocaust Studies, you will find a variety of ceremonies and educational activities that commemorate two dates: The Holocaust Heroes' and Martyrs' Remembrance Day (Israel), and January 27th, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ceremonies and educational activities are age appropriate and offer a wide range of topics related to teaching and learning about the Holocaust. They also include texts, testimonies, diary entries, poetry, and prayers.
Updated: Feb. 22, 2011
Between June 12-13, 2010, The International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority will be convening the Seventh International Conference on the Holocaust and Education focusing on “Shoah Education and Remembrance in Hindsight and in Foresight: Text and Context”.
Updated: Apr. 25, 2010
The Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators is a year-long professional program aimed at training a cadre of expert teachers who are active throughout Australia. The objective of the Gandel Program is to form an active and organized network of Australian educators committed to teaching about the Holocaust and its universal implications, using an interdisciplinary and age-appropriate approach.
Updated: Aug. 24, 2009
The International School for Holocaust Studies has opened registration for three new online courses to begin late October/November, 2008. These courses, intended for educators and the general public, are designed to widen the students' understanding of various central chapters of Holocaust history, and explore its relevance to present day.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2008
Yad Vashem has announced two seminars for Jewish educators this winter at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. A 10 day beginner seminar, Dec 21-Jan 1, 2009 for educators who do not have much experience teaching Holocaust Education and a 5 day Advanced Seminar, Dec. 21-28, 2008 focusing on Poetry, Music, Art, Memorials and Technology. Both seminars expose educators to cutting-edge curriculum, help them to formulate teaching strategies and discusses the relationship between Israel, the Shoah and the Diaspora.
Updated: Sep. 28, 2008