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

Thursday, February 29, 2024

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

Monday, February 26, 2024

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.

Friday, February 2, 2024

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

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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.

Friday, January 19, 2024

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

Monday, January 15, 2024

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

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

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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Breaking Barriers: Seneca Valley Educator Michele Russo Receives National Recognition for Combating Hate

Thursday, December 14, 2023

In a shining moment of triumph, our very own Michele Russo, a dedicated educator at Seneca Valley and an exceptional educator in our Classrooms Without Borders network, has been honored […]

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Announcing the Howard Chandler Scholarship Fund

Monday, December 4, 2023

Howard Chandler: Survivor | Educator | Mensch In honor of Howard’s 95th birthday this month, CWB is launching a scholarship fund in his name. Howard Chandler, a Holocaust Survivor, has […]

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