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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites middle and high school educators, as well as community college faculty, with less than five years’ experience teaching about the Holocaust to apply to attend the 2013 Belfer National Conference. The conference is funded by a grant from the Belfer Foundation.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013
Teaching the Legacy #29 – e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators – Photographs: Reflection or Interpretation of Reality?
The 29th issue of Teaching the Legacy, e-newsletter for Holocaust Educators has just been released. This e-newsletter focuses on photography. This newsletter explores the strengths and weaknesses of photographs as a historical source, and whether they reflect reality or interpret it.
Updated: Mar. 05, 2013
As the aging Holocaust survivor population dwindles, University of Southern California scientists hustle to create life-size 3D holograms that can answer viewer questions through natural language technology. New Dimensions in Testimony, a collaboration between the USC Shoah Foundation and the USC Institute for Creative Technologies, in partnership with Conscience Display, will yield insights into the experiences of survivors through a new set of interview questions, some that survivors are asked on a regular basis, plus many of which have not been asked before.
Updated: Feb. 26, 2013
Register now for Facing History and Ourselves' Spring 2013 online seminar, Educators in a Jewish Setting: Holocaust and Human Behavior. During this eight-week (January 17-March 13, 2013), self-paced online course, participants will explore the connection between Jewish History and identity along with the moral questions inherent in everyday life.
Updated: Jan. 30, 2013
This week Google has made available 42 new online historical exhibitions telling the stories behind major events of the last century, including Apartheid, D-Day and the Holocaust. The stories have been put together by 17 partners including museums and cultural foundations who have drawn on their archives of letters, manuscripts, first-hand video testimonials and much more. Much of the material is very moving—and some is on the Internet for the first time at the Google Cultural Institute.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2012
Newly released color photographs from ghettos around Poland, published on the website Life.com, provide a unique glimpse into the daily lives of the Jews during the years 1939-1940. The photos depicting the Warsaw and Kutno ghettos are the work of high-ranking Nazi photographer Hugo Jaeger, who had rare access to the upper echelon of the Third Reich, including Adolf Hitler.
Updated: Oct. 22, 2012
Yad Vashem is proud to announce an Advanced Seminar on Holocaust Education. The Seminar will take place Dec. 24-January 2, 2013 at Yad Vashem, focusing on pedagogical approaches using Poetry, Art, Music, Judaics, Memorials, and Technology. This seminar will be led by leading experts from around the country of Israel. A maximum of 20 participants will be accepted to the seminar.
Updated: Oct. 10, 2012
Educators in a Jewish Setting: Holocaust and Human Behavior is an eight-week online course, (October 11, 2012 - December 5, 2012), in which participants will explore the connection between Jewish History and identity along with the moral questions inherent in everyday life. 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: Oct. 10, 2012
In its fifth semester, the Auschwitz Jewish Center Program for Students Abroad is a long-weekend (Thursday PM through Monday AM) program in Kraków for North American students studying overseas. The program, which includes a scholarly visit to Oswiecim/Auschwitz, provides an academic environment through which participants engage intensively with the history of the Holocaust and Jewish life in Poland.
Updated: Oct. 10, 2012
Teaching the Legacy #28 – e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators – Jewish Solidarity - The Individual and the Community
The 28th issue of Teaching the Legacy, e-newsletter for Holocaust Educators has just been released. This e-newsletter focuses on Jewish solidarity during the Holocaust. The fact that any Jewish solidarity remained during the Holocaust – the fact that there were individuals who continued to work for the good of their communities, in a variety of ways – is nothing short of miraculous.
Updated: Aug. 28, 2012