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Dayton Holocaust Blog

2016 Contests Announced

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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anniversary of the liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto

http://trailer.web-view.net/Show/0XE78B305D267BFF087D1E9EEB09091B0D7511A7B2754B559C3457FFF0FB57D3AAFC7B75182448CBB4.htm

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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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