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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
The Sixth International Conference on the Holocaust and Education - Jerusalem, Israel/ Teaching the Shoah – Fighting Racism and Prejudice
Between July7-10, 2008 The International School for Holocaust Studies of Yad Vashem - The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority will be convening the Sixth International Conference on the Holocaust and Education in Jerusalem on 'Teaching the Shoah – Fighting Racism and Prejudice'.
Updated: Mar. 24, 2008