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Holocaust Education in Times of Uncertainty

From Dr. Shay Pilnik, Founding Director, The Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Yeshiva University

For those who teach the subject and for those who deeply care about Holocaust Remembrance and Education, join us for a series of conversations about this important, fascinating and rapidly growing field of study, its future and relevance to the present moment at times of civil unrest, social tensions and uncertainty.

Tune in live at the schedule below and read the article in the Jewish Link of New Jersey about the series.

Tuesday, July 7 - 3 p.m. EDT
Making the Holocaust Relevant: Challenges and Perspectives from the Midwest
Director of Education, Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, Milwaukee, WI

Thursday, July 9 - 3 p.m. EDT
Do We Need Another Mandate? The Present and Future of Holocaust Education in the United States
Vice President of Education, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Skokie, IL

Tuesday, July 14 - 3 p.m. EDT
At the end of the day, what do our students need to know about the Holocaust
Assistant Director of Education, Museum for Jewish Heritage, New York City

Thursday, July 16 - 3 p.m. EDT
Everyday Objects: Using artifacts to teach about the Holocaust
Director of Education, Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle, WA

Tuesday, July 21 - 3 p.m. EDT
Who knows if we’ll all get together again—The significance of Using Primary Sources in Teaching Holocaust History.
Director of Eduction & Research, The Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, FL