The theme for this year’s Lydia May Memorial Holocaust Writing Contest and Max May Memorial Holocaust Art Contest is: From Hate to Hope: The Impact of the Holocaust Today Entries must be submitted by Friday, April 15, 2016. Writing entries can be mailed to DHRC at 305 Sugar Camp Circle, Dayton 45409, or e-mailed to […]
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website of a new museum in Israel dedicated to Jewish soldiers who fought in World War II. The main page is in Hebrew; click on the word “English” at the left just below the photo. http://www.jwmww2.org/
only 15 minutes; high quality; good for classroom use.
new and very comprehensive curriculum from the Holocaust Educational Trust – it’s British, but certainly appropriate for American classrooms too. http://www.het.org.uk/
Dear Colleagues, I would like to call your attention to the current feature at Writing the Holocaust, which focuses on Marked: Poems of the Holocaust (NYQ Books, 2014), Stephen Herz’s stunning new book. This feature includes two complete poems, “Morgen Früh” and “Whatever You Can Carry”) and a substantial excerpt from “Shots,” Herz’s masterwork that […]
New “video toolbox” for teachers from Yad vaShem in Jerusalem. Teachers, check it out. http://www.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/video/hevt_about.asp
Teachers who use Twitter: see this note which our director received: Dear Colleagues, Tonight I launched the first Twitter chat focusing on Holocaust education. We had 8 people who joined and I have archived our first chat at the following link: https://storify.com/EmilyAmieWitty/holocaustedchat. If you know anyone who would like to participate, please let them know […]
If you are planning to visit our “Prejudice and Memory” exhibit at the Air Force Museum, you can now download to your smart phone a set of brief podcasts (featuring the voice of our director, Renate!) to guide you through the exhibit. More podcasts featuring the voices of local survivors are planned. You must download […]