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Marking the 2009 International Holocaust Memorial Day, the British Library has added a large collection of digital interviews of British Holocaust survivors to the Archival Sound Recordings website providing a new online tool for Holocaust research and education.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2009
This virtual exhibition published by the British Library is centered on recordings of Holocaust survivors' memories, made as part of the British Library's Sound Archives Oral History Program. Designed by the BL education team, it is a valuable resource for students at many different levels of education. The recordings cover the Jewish experience in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945, dealing with deportations, the ghettos, resistance, concentration camps, death marches, and liberation. These are accompanied by background material, student activities and teachers notes.
Updated: Feb. 09, 2009
The Lipper Internship brings together graduate and undergraduate students from across the Northeast to train in New York City for a semester-long internship in museum education. Interns teach students about the Holocaust in local schools in their college communities and on visits to the Museum. During training, interns meet with Museum staff, hear testimony from Holocaust survivors, and learn methods for teaching from artifacts in the Museum's collection.
Updated: Jan. 19, 2009
Written for children in Hebrew, English and German, this site portrays life during the Holocaust from the viewpoint of children who lived in the ghetto. At the center of this site is an imaginary representation of a street in the ghetto. The site invites children to “move around the street” and “enter” various locations in it. In each of the locations, original exhibits such as video testimonies, photographs, paintings, artifacts etc. are accompanied by interactive and thought-provoking activities.
Updated: Dec. 03, 2008
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