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April 2022

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2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory"
2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory" 8:30am - 10:30am (2h)
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Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 10:30am
Join the American Society for Yad Vashem for their 2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory"
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Technology and New Media in Holocaust Education
Technology and New Media in Holocaust Education 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Mar 28, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 28, 2022 at 7:00pm
Featuring Video Game Director and 3G Luc Bernard and his immersive gaming experience "The Light in the Darkness" that evolves the way current and future generations think and learn about the Holocaust and antisemitism. Luc is the Founder & Executive Director of Voices of the Forgotten.
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Home-school Day
Home-school Day 9:30am - 2:30pm (5h)
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Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 9:30am
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 2:30pm
Join the Education Staff of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a day of learning for home-school students!
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Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism
Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 4:00pm
Participate in this Echoes & Reflections webinar to gain resources for teaching about antisemitism in today’s world and to access strategies for promoting action and agency among students in the fight against antisemitism and hate.
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"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course
"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course All Day
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Apr 4, 2022 (All Day)
Explore Echoes & Reflections resources to support creating context for teaching Elie Wiesel’s memoir "Night."
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"Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry": A Guide for Teachers
"Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry": A Guide for Teachers 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Apr 5, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 5, 2022 at 3:00pm
In this webinar, Beth Krasemann will provide invaluable guidance on how to teach this difficult history through effective inquiry-based learning.
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Powell Professional Development Series on Holocaust Education
Powell Professional Development Series on Holocaust Education 6:40pm - 7:40pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 5, 2022 at 6:40pm
Ends Apr 5, 2022 at 7:40pm
This series of online workshops will provide teachers with an opportunity to explore topics in-depth and gain practical ideas and activities that can be easily implemented in the classroom.
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Fires of Hate: How the Nazis Targeted Books and Free Thinking
Fires of Hate: How the Nazis Targeted Books and Free Thinking 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 9:00am
The Nazi regime’s early efforts to control the thoughts and lives of its citizens foreshadowed more brutal threats on the horizon. As campaigns to ban books and control information resurface today, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites you to join us for this timely program.
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Auschwitz Virtual Live Tour
Auschwitz Virtual Live Tour 12:00pm - 2:00pm (2h)
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Starts Apr 7, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Apr 7, 2022 at 2:00pm
The tour of the death camp, led live by a professional guide from Poland, includes historical footage, aerial pictures, drone recordings, modern animation, and testimonies of survivors combined with virtual reality tools to teach people throughout the world about the horrors that happened in the world’s most infamous concentration camp.
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program All Day
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Apr 11, 2022 (All Day)
Participate in this online course for a guided, facilitator-led exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support the teaching of historical and contemporary antisemitism in today’s classrooms.
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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 12, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 12, 2022 at 3:00pm
Liz Elsby, educator at Yad Vashem, will explain the significance behind this inspiring event of the Holocaust.
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"In Spite of Everything": How the Popular Focus on Anne Frank Obscures Holocaust Remembrance and Foments Distortions
"In Spite of Everything": How the Popular Focus on Anne Frank Obscures Holocaust Remembrance and Foments Distortions 7:00pm - 7:45pm (45m)
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Starts Apr 12, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 12, 2022 at 7:45pm
Join THGAAC Director of Education Dr. J.E. Wolfson as he presents at Congregation Agudas Achim as part of Shalom Austin's YOMS Educational Electives.
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust All Day
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Apr 18, 2022 (All Day)
April 18, 2022 is the application deadline for the 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust.
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The "Final Solution" in the East and West
The "Final Solution" in the East and West 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Apr 20, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Apr 20, 2022 at 4:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, an educator from Yahad – In Unum, an organization dedicated to identifying sites of mass execution and gathering evidence of these massacres in Eastern Europe, will share classroom resources for sharing this history with students.
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Home-school Day
Home-school Day 9:30am - 2:30pm (5h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 9:30am
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 2:30pm
Join the Education Staff of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a day of learning for home-school students!
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The Abuse and Trivialization of Holocaust Memory
The Abuse and Trivialization of Holocaust Memory 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 3:00pm
On the eve of Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah), this Echoes & Reflections webinar will address how the Holocaust is being misused and abused in everyday references, to the point where it is losing significance.
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HMMSA Elementary Curriculum Launch
HMMSA Elementary Curriculum Launch 4:30pm - 6:30pm (2h)
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Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 4:30pm
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 6:30pm
The Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio is excited to launch our first K-5 curriculum on April 26, 2022. They are hosting a FREE two-hour virtual event to celebrate.
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The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past to Today
The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past to Today 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar will help educators integrate the topic of refugees into their Holocaust instruction by making connections between the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and refugee experiences today.
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April 2022

2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory"

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Technology and New Media in Holocaust Education

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  • Mon, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Home-school Day

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 9:30am - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course

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  • Mon, Apr 4 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

"Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry": A Guide for Teachers

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  • Tue, Apr 5, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Powell Professional Development Series on Holocaust Education

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  • Tue, Apr 5, 6:40pm - 7:40pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Fires of Hate: How the Nazis Targeted Books and Free Thinking

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Auschwitz Virtual Live Tour

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  • Thu, Apr 7, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Apr 11 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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  • Tue, Apr 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

"In Spite of Everything": How the Popular Focus on Anne Frank Obscures Holocaust Remembrance and Foments Distortions

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  • Tue, Apr 12, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Congregation Agudas Achim Education Building

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Apr 18 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops

The "Final Solution" in the East and West

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  • Wed, Apr 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Home-school Day

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 9:30am - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

The Abuse and Trivialization of Holocaust Memory

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

HMMSA Elementary Curriculum Launch

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past to Today

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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