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Yom haShoah event at Wright State

Yom HaShoah Flyer

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Museum of Jewish Soldiers of WWI

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/

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new Auschwitz video

only 15 minutes; high quality; good for classroom use.

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new Holocaust curriculum for teachers

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/

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Sinclair Dedicates Work by Winner of Max May Memorial Holocaust Art Contest

http://sinclair.edu/news/sinclair-dedicates-work-by-winner-of-max-may-memorial-holocaust-art-contest

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Here’s a book notice from the *Writing the Holocaust* Blog:

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 […]

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“Video Toolbox”

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

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Twitter forum for Holocaust educators

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 […]

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New Podcasts at the Air Force Museum

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 […]

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Conference announcement from Yad vaShem: We would like to inform you of our upcoming 9th International Conference on Holocaust Education.  The title of the conference is: Through Our Own Lens: Reflecting on the Holocaust from Generation to Generation The conference will be held at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem from July 7-10, 2014. This conference will […]

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