Yom HaShoah - Thursday, April 19, 2012
Days of Remembrance - April 15 - 22, 2012
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
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
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
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.
Jewish Community Relations Council
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Educational Resources in Honor of the Centenary of
For suggested educational resources, click here
of Holocaust Commemoration
Click on link under "Resources."
Days of Remembrance
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.
Creative Arts Competition
Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts
May 31-June 14
All art entries submitted to the Competition will be exhibited at
Annual Awards Ceremony
Monday, June 4
Moore College of
Art & Design
20th Street &
For information, contact Beth Razin, 215-832-0536.
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Compiled and edited by
Josey G. Fisher,
Holocaust Education Consultant.
Bonni Kraus, with assistance by Salena Camara.