Winter 2010 Update


Dear Holocaust Educators,

We are pleased to send you the Winter Update for our Holocaust Education Newsletter.

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Josey G. Fisher, Holocaust Education Consultant
Editor

INTERNATIONAL HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY -  JANUARY 27


Designated by the United Nations General Assembly to coincide with the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the U.N. declaration encourages Member States to create educational programs in order to prevent future genocides.


RESOURCES:


United Nations:

Remembrance and Beyond: The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Program


USHMM:

International Holocaust Remembrance Day



EVENT:


Brundibar and the Children of Theresienstadt, presented by the International Opera Theater, January 24, 25, 27, 29, 31, 2010, at International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. For tickets and information regarding weekday performances for school groups, contact 215-545-4385 or Brundibar2010@gmail.com

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


The 40th Annual Scholar's Conference on the Holocaust & the Churches

"Crisis & Credibility in the Jewish Christian World: Remembering Franklin Littell", March 6-8, 2010, Saint Joseph's University, Philadelphia. Advance registration discount if submitted by January 31. Further information on website.

 

Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) Health and Welfare Fund's Annual Education Conference: Programs for Teaching including "Teaching the Lessons of the Holocaust", March 13, 2010, Sheraton City Center Hotel, Philadelphia. Act 48 available. For further information, call 215-561-2722.

 

Washington, D.C., June 27-29, 2010
Annual conference for teachers of 7th-12th grades and community college faculty with less than five years of experience.  Application deadline June 11, 2010.  For further details, application and scholarship information, see website.

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's 14th Museum Teacher  Fellowship Program

Washington, D.C., July 11-16, 2010. All expense paid program for senior Holocaust educators, 7th-12th grade and community college faculty. Competitive admission.  Application deadline Feb. 12, 2010.  For further information see website.


ONLINE CLASSROOM RESOURCES


STAND UP, SPEAK OUT and LEND A HAND project of the Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation for grades 7-12

---Teacher Workshop Videoconference: Supporting Your Students in their Service Learning Projects, January 21, 2010, 3:00- 4:00 p.m.

---Student Service Learning Projects, December - March

---Service Project Celebration: Student Sharing Videoconference Event, March 24, 2010, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

For information and registration see website.

COMMUNITY PROGRAMS


33rd Annual Youth Symposium on the Holocaust

One-day symposium for high school students and special teacher workshops. Thursday, March 4 at Germantown Jewish Center; Tuesday, March 9 at West Chester University; Thursday, March 11 at Saint Joseph's University; Tuesday, March 16 at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel. Registration deadline February 4, 2010.  

 

37th Annual Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition

For students in grades 7-12 - Deadline March 1, 2010.

 

Yom HaShoah Community Commemoration

Sunday, April 11, 2010

1:00 PM

16th and the Parkway

"Dorothy Freedman Memorial Conversation with a Survivor"

program for middle and high school students will precede the ceremony.


For further information on any of these community programs, contact Beth Razin at 215-832-0536 or brazin@jfgp.org or visit our web page: JCRC Holocaust Programs page




2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.832.0536


To visit our web page click here.

INFORMATION
For questions regarding all JCRC Holocaust programs and for requests from Speaker's Bureau, contact
Beth Razin,
215-832-0536.

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