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CWB’s Erica Fox Zabusky on Stage

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, May 8, 2024 / Comments Off on CWB’s Erica Fox Zabusky on Stage

Read about the show HERE Prime Stage Theatre’s production of “Witness for the Prosecution,” set in 1950s London, captivates audiences with its compelling narrative and talented cast. Erica Fox Zabusky, […]

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Time Magazine: How to Get Holocaust Education Right

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, May 8, 2024 / Comments Off on Time Magazine: How to Get Holocaust Education Right

The article explores the challenges and shortcomings of Holocaust education despite its widespread incorporation into school curricula. Despite efforts to combat antisemitism and Islamophobia, particularly on college campuses and in […]

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Seneca Valley Intermediate High School teacher and CWB Partner Teacher Michele Russo awarded the Antisemitism Civic Courage Award by the Shine A Light Organization

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Seneca Valley Intermediate High School teacher and CWB Partner Teacher Michele Russo awarded the Antisemitism Civic Courage Award by the Shine A Light Organization

See the Story and find out more about how Michele is tranforming her teaching: HERE

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Unlocking Insights: Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum Delivers Perspectives on Communal Responsibilities Post-Oct. 7 Ahead of Pittsburgh Appearance

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, February 29, 2024 / Comments Off on Unlocking Insights: Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum Delivers Perspectives on Communal Responsibilities Post-Oct. 7 Ahead of Pittsburgh Appearance

Tsipy Gur, founder and executive director of Classrooms Without Borders, said Berenbaum’s expertise will enable scores of educators to coalesce and consider new reactions to an age-old plight. FIND OUT MORE […]

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“Harmony in Remembrance”: South Hills Concert Honors the Life of Holocaust Survivor Howard Chandler

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, February 26, 2024 / Comments Off on “Harmony in Remembrance”: South Hills Concert Honors the Life of Holocaust Survivor Howard Chandler

Set against the backdrop of stirring compositions, the concert features the evocative three movements of “Holocaust Remembrances.” Each note serves as a solemn tribute to the millions, including our beloved […]

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Exploring the Israel-Hamas dynamic in educational settings, Classrooms Without Borders introduces new curricula.

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, February 2, 2024 / Comments Off on Exploring the Israel-Hamas dynamic in educational settings, Classrooms Without Borders introduces new curricula.

While these resources aim to assist teachers and students in understanding the current situation, some local educators find themselves in a challenging position where open discussions may be constrained by […]

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Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 23, 2024 / Comments Off on Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE GIVES UPDATE FROM THE GROUND: Read the story HERE Avi will be in the Greater Pittsburgh Area February 4th through the 14th 2024

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Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle 2023 Volunteers of the Year: In a glow of gratitude, Classrooms Without Borders proudly names Judith Ehrenwerth as our dedicated Volunteer of the Year for 2023.

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, January 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle 2023 Volunteers of the Year: In a glow of gratitude, Classrooms Without Borders proudly names Judith Ehrenwerth as our dedicated Volunteer of the Year for 2023.

The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle is proud to present the Volunteers of the Year for 2023. Their stories are incredibly inspirational.  Judy’s infectious warmth and positive spirit bring a radiant energy […]

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Empowering Tomorrow: South Allegheny Students Unveil Civil Rights History in MLK Day Assembly with Laura Thompson, CWB Alumni and Teacher Extrodonaire

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, January 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Empowering Tomorrow: South Allegheny Students Unveil Civil Rights History in MLK Day Assembly with Laura Thompson, CWB Alumni and Teacher Extrodonaire

Charting a course through the pages of civil rights history, South Allegheny students recently gathered in a powerful assembly that transcended generations. Led by the dynamic Laura Thompson, CWB Master […]

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Spotlighted by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association: Our Unforgettable Speaker Event Focused on Nurturing Understanding and Compassion

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, December 20, 2023 / Comments Off on Spotlighted by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association: Our Unforgettable Speaker Event Focused on Nurturing Understanding and Compassion

The Pennsylvania School Board Association (PSBA) highlighted Tony McAleer’s visit to Seneca Valley School District on December 7th, 2023, in their widely distributed monthly e-bulletin. This bulletin reached an extensive […]

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