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
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.
Remembrance and Beyond: The Holocaust and the United
Nations Outreach Program
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
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
The 40th Annual Scholar's Conference on the Holocaust & the Churches
& 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
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
ONLINE CLASSROOM RESOURCES
STAND UP, SPEAK OUT and LEND A HAND project of the Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation for
Videoconference: Supporting Your Students in their Service Learning Projects, January 21, 2010, 3:00- 4:00 p.m.
---Student Service Learning
Projects, December - March
Celebration: Student Sharing Videoconference Event, March 24, 2010, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
For information and registration see website.
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,
Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition
For students in grades 7-12 -
Deadline March 1, 2010.
Yom HaShoah Community Commemoration
Sunday, April 11, 2010
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our web page: JCRC Holocaust Programs page
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