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November 2021

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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course All Day
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Nov 1, 2021 (All Day)
Join Echoes & Reflections' November Three-Module Online Course—the final opportunity of this kind in 2021— to prepare to effectively teach about the history of the Holocaust and its powerful lessons for today.
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The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death
The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 2, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 2, 2021 at 4:00pm
Of the over 1000 ghettos in Nazi occupied Europe, the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest, with almost half a million Jews trapped inside at its high point. In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, Yael Eaglstein - Yad Vashem educator – will provide you with deeper insight into how the Jews struggled to survive in this dark place.
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Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art
Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art 3:00pm - 4:30pm (1h 30m)
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Starts Nov 4, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 4, 2021 at 4:30pm
Evelyn Rauch will instruct the teachers step by step on how to teach this workshop to their own students. Teachers will each create artwork and participate in a discussion about its meaning.
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Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat
Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 8, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 8, 2021 at 12:00pm
On 8 November, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) will present the twelve-minute explanatory film "Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat" and the publication "Understanding Holocaust Distortion: Contexts, Backgrounds, and Examples."
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Defying Expectations: Women Resistance Fighters during the Holocaust
Defying Expectations: Women Resistance Fighters during the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 8, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 8, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) to learn more about women in the Jewish resistance's motivations and contributions and the role of gender in Jewish resistance.
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Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment
Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 1:00pm
Students and their teachers are invited to join this special Echoes & Reflections webinar, presented by Sheryl Ochayon of Yad Vashem, to explore the issues surrounding Kristallnacht.
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Teaching the Human Story: Connections to AAPI History and the Holocaust
Teaching the Human Story: Connections to AAPI History and the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Ting-Yi Oei, Education Director from the 1882 Foundation, an organization that raises awareness and curates education materials to support instruction on Chinese American history to gain resources to support teaching of AAPI History in the U.S., and engage in conversations about connections to Holocaust education.
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Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference
Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 11, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 11, 2021 at 7:00pm
The next instalment of Yahad-in Unum's #BeyondMemory autumn online conference series will be taking place on Thursday, November 11th at 6PM. They are delighted to welcome Esther Safran Foer, author of "I Want You To Know We're Still Here."
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How Was it Humanly Possible?
How Was it Humanly Possible? 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 16, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Nov 16, 2021 at 3:00pm
This interactive Echoes & Reflections workshop will use primary sources to examine the motivations of the perpetrators, bystanders and collaborators. Noam Gitin, Head of the Overseas Groups and Youth Leadership Department in the Educational Department at Yad Vashem, will facilitate this workshop.
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MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar
MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 17, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Nov 17, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation and the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center for an informational webinar. Learn about programs that are available for you to use in your classroom and how you can afford to bring them in. Open to teachers and educators. For more information about the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation visit www.mshefoundation.org
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Power, Intoxication, and Masculinity: Fueling the Nazi War Machine
Power, Intoxication, and Masculinity: Fueling the Nazi War Machine 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Nov 19, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Nov 19, 2021 at 9:00am
On and off the battlefield, some Nazis and their collaborators were intoxicated by alcohol—and their own power. Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn about what fueled mass murder as the Nazis advanced through Europe and eastward into the Soviet Union.
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Virtual Tour of the Tenement Museum: An Examination of the Jewish American Post-Holocaust Story
Virtual Tour of the Tenement Museum: An Examination of the Jewish American Post-Holocaust Story 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 23, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 23, 2021 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Kathryn Lloyd from the Tenement Museum as they explore the experience of one Jewish family rebuilding their lives post-Holocaust, in New York City.
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Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference
Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 25, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 25, 2021 at 1:00pm
The final installment of Yahad-in Unum's #BeyondMemory autumn online conference series will be taking place on Thursday, November 25th at 12PM CST.
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November 2021

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course

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  • Mon, Nov 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death

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  • Tue, Nov 2, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art

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  • Thu, Nov 4, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat

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  • Mon, Nov 8, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Virtual

Defying Expectations: Women Resistance Fighters during the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Nov 8, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Human Story: Connections to AAPI History and the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference

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  • Thu, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

How Was it Humanly Possible?

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  • Tue, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar

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  • Wed, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Power, Intoxication, and Masculinity: Fueling the Nazi War Machine

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  • Fri, Nov 19, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Virtual Tour of the Tenement Museum: An Examination of the Jewish American Post-Holocaust Story

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  • Tue, Nov 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference

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  • Thu, Nov 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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