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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
Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) showcases a different aspect of the Holocaust by highlighting the 20,000 to 30,000 Jews who courageously fought back against the Nazis and their collaborators. JPEF’s goal is to foster an enduring sense of Jewish identity and pride in Jewish youth by offering positive images of partisan freedom fighters through film and other media created by JPEF and made available freely on its website.
Updated: Sep. 25, 2008
The Online Academy for Jewish Studies at The MOFET Institute is a set of online courses whose main objective is to prepare teachers, educators and leaders in Jewish communities in the Diaspora for their mission. The Online Academy offers courses on topics 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. During the upcoming semester, courses in teaching the Holocaust and teaching the Hebrew language will be offered.
Updated: Sep. 10, 2008
The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust invites Jewish school educators to participate in a three day summerseminar, Liberation and the Aftermath of the Holocaust. The seminar ispart of the Museum's Shoah Teaching Alternatives in Jewish Education(STAJE) programs.
Updated: Jul. 07, 2008
On The Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day, May 1, 2008, Yad Vashem, launched an online searchable annotated database of over 130,000 photos, the largest of its kind in the world. This collection of historical photos covers a wide range of subjects including Jewish life before the Holocaust, Jewish life during the Holocaust, the life of Jewish survivors in Europe after the war, and activities to commemorate the Holocaust in various places around the world.
Updated: Jun. 17, 2008
Teaching the Holocaust in the Context of Jewish History, Ethics andIdentity is a course that offers participants the opportunity to explorethe connection between Jewish History and identity and the moral questions inherent in everyday life. Daily sessions will explore the Holocaust as a lesson not only in racism and antisemitism but also in courage, caring and compassion. Participants will learn multidisciplinary pedagogical approaches for teaching a course on the Holocaust that is grounded in a study of Jewish ethics and values.
Updated: Jun. 16, 2008
Yad Vashem has inaugurated an educational channel on YouTube, one of the internet's most popular video sharing sites. The channel, intended for the Anglophone audience, contains testimonies from Holocaust survivors, archival footage, historical lecturers and stories on issues of human interest such as survivors' reunions.
Updated: May. 22, 2008
The Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is offering a study trip to Poland for teachers in American Jewish schools, working with the Auschwitz Jewish Center and the Forum for Dialogue Among Nations.
Updated: Apr. 07, 2008
Debbie Findling and Simone Schweber, Teaching the Holocaust (Los Angeles, CA: Torah Aura Productions, 2007)
With the publication of Teaching the Holocaust, Simone Schweber and Debbie Findling offer Holocaust educators a new handbook to navigate the abundance of available resources. Schweber and Findling draw on their own experiences as seasoned Holocaust educators, as well as a substantive array of primary and secondary sources, to produce this concise, informative, and useful resource for teachers.
Updated: Mar. 31, 2008