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August 2021

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Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior
Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior All Day (4 days)
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Starts Aug 2, 2021
Ends Aug 5, 2021
Taking place over four days, this Facing History & Ourselves seminar offers a real-time, interactive online classroom where participants will connect in facilitated whole- and small-group sessions. Daniel Ottenheimer, a second-generation descendant of Holocaust survivors, will join for a live session focusing on memory and legacy.
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course All Day
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Aug 2, 2021 (All Day)
Sign up for Echoes & Reflections' June 3-Part Online Course: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, for a self-paced and facilitator-guided exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support teaching about contemporary antisemitism and its connections to Holocaust history.
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Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Aug 2, 2021
Ends Aug 5, 2021
Taking place over four days, this Facing History & Ourselves seminar offers a real-time, interactive online classroom where participants will connect in facilitated whole- and small-group sessions. Daniel Ottenheimer, a second-generation descendant of Holocaust survivors, will join for a live session focusing on memory and legacy.
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Teaching about the Holocaust with Echoes & Reflections
Teaching about the Holocaust with Echoes & Reflections 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 3, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 3, 2021 at 4:00pm
Participate in this webinar for an introduction to Echoes & Reflections and an exploration of resources and strategies for effective Holocaust instruction.
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Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Aug 2, 2021
Ends Aug 5, 2021
Taking place over four days, this Facing History & Ourselves seminar offers a real-time, interactive online classroom where participants will connect in facilitated whole- and small-group sessions. Daniel Ottenheimer, a second-generation descendant of Holocaust survivors, will join for a live session focusing on memory and legacy.
Click for more info
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Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Aug 2, 2021
Ends Aug 5, 2021
Taking place over four days, this Facing History & Ourselves seminar offers a real-time, interactive online classroom where participants will connect in facilitated whole- and small-group sessions. Daniel Ottenheimer, a second-generation descendant of Holocaust survivors, will join for a live session focusing on memory and legacy.
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Jewish Resistance in Film
Jewish Resistance in Film 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 5, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 5, 2021 at 3:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, Yad Vashem educator Dr. Rocco Giansante will present different films exploring how cinema has portrayed Jewish resistance, and will examine the strategies filmmakers use to reflect on different forms of resistance.
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Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism
Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 10, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 10, 2021 at 4:00pm
The Contemporary Antisemitism Unit in Echoes & Reflections provides an inquiry-based and student-centered learning approach to raise the important topics of antisemitism and hate in the US and globally, and what it means to be an ally.
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Exploring a Dimension in Testimony Activity: Prewar Jewish Life
Exploring a Dimension in Testimony Activity: Prewar Jewish Life 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 12, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 12, 2021 at 4:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, teachers will learn about the USC Shoah Foundation’s new Dimensions in Testimony activity that introduces students to the topic of pre-World War II Jewish life through interactions with Jewish survivor, Pinchas Gutter.
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When Families Disappeared: Camp Shvesters
When Families Disappeared: Camp Shvesters 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 15, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Aug 15, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage and Project Witness for a lecture exploring the phenomenon of camp shvesters (sisters) with Dr. Michael Berenbaum, world-renowned historian and Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute at American Jewish University.
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Music in the Holocaust
Music in the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 17, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 17, 2021 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar will be led by Tamar Machado-Recanati, music therapist, musicologist and researcher of Jewish music during the Holocaust.
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Holocaust Education: An American History
Holocaust Education: An American History 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
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Starts Aug 18, 2021 at 10:30am
Ends Aug 18, 2021 at 11:30am
How do we understand these recent developments in historical context? How has teaching about the Holocaust changed in the seventy-five years since the end of World War II? Join Chhange Program Manager Spencer Cronin for a Lunch & Learn on the history of American Holocaust education.
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A Lasting Imprint: Photos Document a Vibrant Town Destroyed
A Lasting Imprint: Photos Document a Vibrant Town Destroyed 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Aug 19, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Aug 19, 2021 at 9:00am
On World Photography Day, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will look closely at one of the its most memorable displays.
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Holocaust in the Balkans: “A Question of Survival” Screening and Discussion
Holocaust in the Balkans: “A Question of Survival” Screening and Discussion 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 19, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Aug 19, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a special screening of A Question of Survival followed by a live discussion with the film’s director Elka Nikolova.
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Religious Rescuers
Religious Rescuers 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 24, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Aug 24, 2021 at 3:00pm
During the Holocaust, some Jews were helped by members of different religious communities with convents and other religious institutions becoming a haven for Jewish adults and children. Others helped Jews find refuge in private homes, providing false papers, and assisting them to illegally cross borders.
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Tainted Games: The Role of Race and Racism in the Berlin Olympics of 1936
Tainted Games: The Role of Race and Racism in the Berlin Olympics of 1936 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 24, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Aug 24, 2021 at 8:00pm
Going beyond the familiar (though often misconstrued) experiences of African-American Jesse Owens and Jewish-American Marty Glickman, David Clay Large, author of Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936, will examine how racial politics and theories of race defined all aspects of the 1936 Olympics.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
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Sep 1, 2021 (All Day)
Echoes & Reflections' September Three-Module Online Course will help you prepare to effectively teach about the Holocaust and enhance your skills across all disciplines.
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Robbing the Jews: Nazi Confiscation of Property in the Holocaust
Robbing the Jews: Nazi Confiscation of Property in the Holocaust 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 1, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Sep 1, 2021 at 8:00pm
Before and during World War II, the Nazis engaged in an organized program of looting Jewish cultural objects, often using forced Jewish labor to catalog the stolen items. Join Dr. Martin Dean as he examines the Nazi policy of cultural plunder, including its aims and methods, and shows how many Jews sought to defy the Germans’ genocidal intentions through imaginative forms of cultural resistance.
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August 2021

Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior

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  • Mon, Aug 2 - Thu, Aug 5, 2021
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom/Canvas

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course

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  • Mon, Aug 2 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Teaching about the Holocaust with Echoes & Reflections

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

Jewish Resistance in Film

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  • Thu, Aug 5, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Aug 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Exploring a Dimension in Testimony Activity: Prewar Jewish Life

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  • Thu, Aug 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

When Families Disappeared: Camp Shvesters

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  • Sun, Aug 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Music in the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education: An American History

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  • Wed, Aug 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

A Lasting Imprint: Photos Document a Vibrant Town Destroyed

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  • Thu, Aug 19, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Holocaust in the Balkans: “A Question of Survival” Screening and Discussion

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  • Thu, Aug 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Religious Rescuers

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  • Tue, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Tainted Games: The Role of Race and Racism in the Berlin Olympics of 1936

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  • Tue, Aug 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Wed, Sep 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Robbing the Jews: Nazi Confiscation of Property in the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Sep 1, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum | Zoom

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