BALTIMORE, MARYLAND—Echoes and Reflections, a groundbreaking multimedia curriculum on the Holocaust, has been honored for its use of visual history testimony and its educational website by t
echoes and reflections, curriculum, yad vashem, adl, anti-defamation league, education / Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Student-films bring survivors' voices back to Czech borderlands A high school teacher's project for his class draws regional attention to Holocaust history, current ethnic and social issues
After signing the Munich Agreement in September 1938 and under the pretext of protecting the interests of ethnic Germans who agitated for Nazi rule, Hitler annexed the Czechoslovakian borderlands. While some still hoped that giving up Czechoslovak territory would bring peace, the agreement signed by Great Britain, Germany, Italy, and France meant the beginning of occupation for the citizens of Czechoslovakia.
czech, student film, holocaust, yad vashem / Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The weekend before International Holocaust Remembrance Day, experts from Yad Vashem, the Department for Education and Culture of the Jewish Museum in Prague, the Terezin Memorial, and USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education held training seminars for teachers in the Czech Republic. The Institute presented its Czech-language educational resources, which are based on the testimony of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses; the seminars reached teachers in the cities of Karlovy Vary, Ostrov nad Ohří and Plzeň.
czech, training, education, international, yad vashem / Friday, February 1, 2013
USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education welcomed Eyal Kaminka, the newly-appointed director of the International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS) of Yad Vashem, to its offices on July 26 for a discussion about the ways that the two organizations cooperate and partner in a variety of educational programs.
yad vashem, echoes and reflections, ishs, kori street, eyal kaminka / Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Shani Lourie of Yad Vashem visited USC Shoah Foundation Thursday in order to learn more about USC Shoah Foundation and its mission and to receive in-depth training on the principles and strategies for developing activities within IWitness.
yad vashem, iwitness, partnership, shani lourie, education, Claudia Wiedeman / Friday, August 23, 2013
Today begins a 10-part series that takes a detailed look at each of the 10 Echoes and Reflections lessons. We begin with Lesson 1: Studying the Holocaust.
echoes and reflections, testimony, adl, yad vashem, teaching / Friday, September 13, 2013
A daylong workshop will introduce teachers to the Holocaust multimedia curriculum guide Echoes and Reflections at the USC campus on Friday.
holocaust, education, adl, yad vashem, teaching / Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Stephen Smith, executive director of the USC Shoah Foundation, presented USC Shoah Foundation’s educational work at the 9th annual International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem this week.
Stephen Smith, yad vashem, iwitness, echoes and reflections / Thursday, July 10, 2014
Testimony from the Visual History Archive is being used as evidence to posthumously bestow Sister Louise the highest honor in the world for Holocaust rescuers, the title of Righteous Among the Nations from Yad Vashem.
testimony, france, yad vashem, righteous among the nations / Thursday, August 6, 2015
Anti-Defamation League, Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem Join to Create Innovative Classroom Product
The Anti-Defamation League, the Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem today announced a partnership that will promote Holocaust studies as well as bring innovative anti-bias education to American classrooms.
education, echoes and reflections, yad vashem, adl / Thursday, February 10, 2005
The American Society for Yad Vashem will honor Holocaust survivors in Hollywood at its annual gala in Los Angeles June 6, inspired by The Hollywood Reporter’s landmark story “Hollywood’s Last Survivors.”
yad vashem, Hollywood Reporter, Branko Lustig / Friday, May 27, 2016