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Holocaust Literature Themes – How can they inform action against injustices in today’s world?

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Holocaust Literature Themes – How can they inform action against injustices in today’s world?

Students will take the role of “preservationists” of history in order to inform and impact the present and future. As they read Refugee, by Alan Gratz, Holocaust-related memoirs, diaries, and […]

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Stereotypes and Implicit Bias, At Your Front Door

By Ateret Cope / Saturday, February 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Stereotypes and Implicit Bias, At Your Front Door

Overview Using the Short Film Masel Tov Cocktail students will explore concepts of identity and stereotypes. They will also explore the progression of antisemitism and continuation of implicit bias in […]

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Nazi Ideology as Part of a Continuum of Antisemitism

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Nazi Ideology as Part of a Continuum of Antisemitism

Antisemitism existed long before Hitler’s rise to power: Jews had been victims of widespread hatred and suspicion for centuries before. This video explains the historical context of racial antisemitic ideology and […]

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Teaching Trunk Program from Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Teaching Trunk Program from Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

The Illinois Holocaust Museum’s literature-based teaching trunk program provides K – 12 educators with a wide array of resources for classroom units on character education, human rights, the Holocaust and/or genocide. […]

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Teaching Trunks from the Florida Holocaust Museum

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Teaching Trunks from the Florida Holocaust Museum

The Florida Holocaust Museum invites you to use our dynamic trunk curriculum to teach the lessons of the Holocaust. These large teaching trunks, available free of charge, are designed to […]

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Beba Epstein: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Girl

By Ateret Cope / Tuesday, February 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Beba Epstein: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Girl

Centered on the autobiography of Beba Epstein written in the 1930’s and discovered in 2017. This exhibit draws on hundreds of YIVO’s archival materials. The exhibition explores East European Jewish […]

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The Holocaust and Other Genocides

By Ateret Cope / Sunday, January 30, 2022 / Comments Off on The Holocaust and Other Genocides

A clear and well-informed understanding of the Holocaust, the paradigmatic genocide, may help educators and students understand other genocides, mass atrocities, and human rights violations. Teaching about mass suffering only […]

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The RESIST Curriculum

By Ateret Cope / Sunday, January 30, 2022 / Comments Off on The RESIST Curriculum

Engage and inspire your youth with these free, ready-to use materials for teaching History, Leadership, Ethics and Jewish Values through the life lessons of Jews who fought back during the […]

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Holocaust Teaching Materials

By Ateret Cope / Sunday, January 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Holocaust Teaching Materials

Explore the categories, including but not limited to Americans and the Holocaust, Antisemitism and Racism, Nazism and Jim Crow, to find lesson plans and training materials that match your curricular […]

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Teaching The Holocaust: Webinars for Educators

By Ateret Cope / Sunday, January 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Teaching The Holocaust: Webinars for Educators

Our webinars are designed to increase participants’ knowledge of Holocaust history, explore and access classroom-ready content, and support instructional practice to promote student learning and understanding of this complex history […]

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