The Dayton Holocaust Resource Center is responsible for storing, maintaining, purchasing, and disseminating Holocaust educational materials for teachers and researchers in the greater Dayton area.

Dayton Holocaust Blog

September 13 – Sam Heider at WSU

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offer for teachers: “White Rose”

Dear members specializing in classroom education : We would like to inform you that arrangements have been made to provide the film “The Search for the White Rose” to all middle and high schools throughout the US and Canada at no charge. You can preview it at no charge and can use it in your […]

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Grant for new brochures!

DHRC is happy to announce that we’ve received a grant from the Dayton Foundation to re-do and print our brochures (the general brochure and the Faces of the Holocaust brochure).  The ones we now have are some two decades old and very much out of date.  The new ones will have, among other features, QR […]

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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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