Amos Flier

 Spring/Summer 2012 Update   

Yom HaShoah - Thursday, April 19, 2012

Days of Remembrance - April 15 - 22, 2012


Philadelphia Community-Wide  

Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Sunday, April 22, 2012, 1:00 PM

16th and the Parkway, Philadelphia


"Dorothy Freedman Memorial Conversation  

with a Survivor" for middle and high school students

10:00 AM-12:30 PM, preceding the Memorial Ceremony   

Moore College of Art and Design, 20th and the Parkway, Philadelphia. Reservations required. 


For further information or requests for speakers, please contact Beth Razin, 215-832-0536 or visit our  

Holocaust Programming Homepage.




Screening of the film, I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived Through the Holocaust


Thursday, April 19, 6:00-8:00 PM

1100 Catherine Street, Philadelphia


A special Holocaust Remembrance Day program sponsored by the students and faculty of the Academy at Palumbo.  Post-film presentation by a Holocaust survivor. For further information and free tickets, click here or contact Brian Cohen.   

Screening of the film, Lost Love Diaries

Thursday, April 19, 7:00 PM
Abramson Center for Jewish Life,   
1425 Horsham Road, North Wales, PA  


Award-winning film depicts the tale of two young lovers separated during WWII. A long-buried wartime diary prompts the eventual search to determine their fate.

Co-sponsored by the Philadelphia Israel Film Festival and the Auxiliary of the Abramson Center for Jewish Life. For further information, call 215-371-1820. 

Screening of the film,
Misa's Fugue
April 20-26, 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM each day
Film Theatre at Goggleworks Center for the Arts
Reading, PA


A documentary film project created by students and faculty of Fleetwood Area High School, recounting the boyhood journey of Frank (Misa) Grunwald from Prague to Terezin to Auschwitz.

The international exhibit, Theresienstadt's Children and Their Art, continues to May 13 at the Reading Public Museum.
For information on all events of the Berks County Theresienstadt Project in Reading, click here  

Presentation of the play, I Never Saw Another Butterfly 


Thursday, May 10, 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM

Wednesday, May 16, 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM

National Museum of American Jewish History - Dell Theatre

101 S. Independence Mall East, Philadelphia  


This play by Christine Raspanti focuses on the camp experiences of a child survivor and incorporates excerpts from the classic collection of poetry and artwork of the children in Theresienstadt. Performed by the Wolf Performing Arts Center. Free admission.


For further information, click here or call 610.642.0233. 





42nd Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust  

and the Churches:  70 Years Later - The Lingering  

Shadow of Wannsee

May 12 - 14, 2012

Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY

For further information and registration, click here


Professional Development Trip for Teachers to  

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum     

Thursday, June 21, 7:00 AM- 7:00 PM  

Co-sponsored by the Holocaust Awareness Museum and the Jewish Community Relations Council.  See flyer for details.


2012 Arthur and Rochelle Belfer  

National Conference for Educators
at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum  
English/Language Arts: July 8 -10, 2012
Social Studies: July 11 - 13, 2012


Annual conference for middle and high school educators
and community college faculty with fewer than five
years of experience.
Application deadline: June 22, 2012
Click here for further information, online applications and scholarship opportunities.


Gratz College Summer Institute
Melrose Park, PA  

"Educating for Character"
 July 15-20, 2012
 Instructor, Judd Livingston  


"Teaching the Holocaust"
 July 22-July 27, 2012     
 Instructor, Josey G. Fisher
Intensive 3-credit graduate courses which may be applied toward Certificate or new Masters Degree in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Tuition discount for full-time teachers.
For further information and details of online summer courses, contact Mindy Blechman, 215-635-7300 x 154.


BEARING WITNESS™: Anti- Semitism,  

The Holocaust and Contemporary Issues

Professional Development Program for  

Catholic-School Educators

July 16-19, 2012  

For further information, please contact Randi Boyette or Carol Cary. 


Holocaust and Human Behavior, a Facing History and Ourselves Program

August 6 - 10, 2012

1301 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ


Sponsored by the Goodwin Holocaust Museum  

and Education Center. For further information, click here.     


wish Community Relations Council
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Educational Resources in Honor of the Centenary of  

Raoul Wallenberg

For suggested educational resources, click here


Historical Overview
of Holocaust Commemoration

Click on link under "Resources."  

Days of Remembrance

2012 Theme

Choosing to Act:  
Stories of Remembrance


Click here for details and guidelines for commemoration programs.   




Walk Against Hate



May 20, 2012

2:00 - 4:30 PM  


Martin Luther King. Jr. Drive/West River Drive



Click here for more information.  

Mordechai Anielewicz
Creative Arts Competition

Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts  


Upcoming Events: 



May 31-June 14


All art entries submitted to the Competition will be exhibited at  

Moore College. 


Annual Awards Ceremony  

Monday, June 4

7:30 PM


Moore College of  

Art & Design  

20th Street &  

the Parkway,  



For information, contact Beth Razin, 215-832-0536.



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Compiled and edited by
Josey G. Fisher,
Holocaust Education Consultant.

Designed by
Bonni Kraus, with assistance by Salena Camara.

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