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The Committee on Church Relations and the Holocaust (CRC) of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum announces its annual faculty seminar. Applications from professors from all disciplines will be considered, but the seminar is designed particularly for professors of theology, ethics, and religion at theological schools and other institutions of advanced education. The seminar will take place from June 27 to July 1, 2011. This year’s seminar is titled: Transforming Troubling Tellings: The History of the Deicide Charge and the Holocaust.
Updated: Feb. 13, 2011
Israel's Holocaust memorial, Yad Vashem, is teaming up with Google to make its photographs and documents interactive and searchable on the Internet. The first 130,000 photos hit the web Wednesday. Although much of Yad Vashem's archive was already available through its formidable website, the new project enables users to search keywords and data just like a Google search.
Updated: Feb. 01, 2011
The Holocaust Educational Foundation and Northwestern University are pleased to invite applications for Fellowships to participate in the fifteenth annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization from June 19 to July 2, 2011 in Evanston, Illinois. This program is an intensive two-week course of study designed to broaden and deepen the background of current and prospective Holocaust educators. It is open to faculty at the college or university level and to graduate students who are planning on teaching Holocaust-related courses.
Updated: Jan. 04, 2011
Applications are now being accepted for the 2011-2012 Museum Teacher Fellowship at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Each year up to 15 educators in grades 7 through 12 and community college faculty are designated as new Museum Teacher Fellows. These educators must show evidence of extensive knowledge of Holocaust history, successful teaching experience, and participation in community and professional organizations.
Updated: Dec. 21, 2010
Cynthia Ozick, in her article 'The Rights of History and the Rights of Imagination,' raises the issue of ethical considerations and moral responsibility when writing about the Holocaust. Ozick asserts that 'what is permissible to the playfully ingenious author of Robinson Crusoe - fiction masking as chronicle - is not permitted to those who touch on the destruction of six million souls, and on the extirpation of their millennial civilization in Europe.' This webinar will focus on the tension that exists between ethics and aesthetics when analyzing Holocaust literature and film.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2010
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 MOFET Institute's Online Academy has opened registration for the Fall semester of online courses whose main objective is to prepare teachers, educators and leaders in Jewish communities in the Diaspora for their mission. The courses, in areas that are suitable for educators and leaders in the Jewish world as well as students in universities and colleges in the fields of the didactics and pedagogy of teaching Jewish subjects in the Diaspora, are taught via the internet, a-synchronously with synchronous components. The course developers and lecturers are all experts in their fields and senior staff members of Israel's top institutes of higher education.
Updated: Aug. 15, 2010
The Anne Frank House museum has launched an online virtual tour of the secret rooms in which the Frank family and other Jews lived. The tour shows the rooms, which have about 1 million visitors annually, in great detail. Teenager Anne Frank hid and wrote her diary in the secret annex of a building in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation. Anne and the other eight residents of the secret rooms were arrested in August 1944 and sent to Nazi concentration camps. Only Anne's father, Otto Frank, survived.
Updated: Jun. 06, 2010
Yeshiva University – Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration has published the second issue of Prism: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators, dealing with the complex story of those who remained bystanders during the Holocaust.
Updated: Apr. 28, 2010
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