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September 2021

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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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Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice
Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 9, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 9, 2021 at 4:00pm
The Pyramid of Hate can help students recognize the ease with which hatred, if unchecked, can escalate. This Echoes & Reflections webinar examines this tool through the lens of the Holocaust to support teachers encourage students to make positive change in their communities.
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Teacher to Teacher: A Consultation with Peers on Best Practices
Teacher to Teacher: A Consultation with Peers on Best Practices 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 13, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Sep 13, 2021 at 3:00pm
In this webinar, join two veteran Holocaust educators, in conversation with Yad Vashem’s Echoes & Reflections Program Director, to address both concerns and best practices when teaching the Holocaust.
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Common Threads: Holocaust Survivors Who Built Fashion Careers
Common Threads: Holocaust Survivors Who Built Fashion Careers 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Sep 14, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Sep 14, 2021 at 9:00am
During the focus on Fashion Week, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to explore what was lost in the fall of a once-rising fashion capital, and how working in the clothing industry helped some survivors build new lives.
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Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education
Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 14, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
Project-Based Learning (PBL) helps students learn by investigating and responding to complex historical questions. This Echoes & Reflections webinar highlights opportunities within Echoes & Reflections to guide students towards exploring critical questions and building PBL components into your curriculum.
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Choices Matter: Complicity & Action during the Holocaust
Choices Matter: Complicity & Action during the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 20, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Sep 20, 2021 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar examines the consequences of inaction and difficult choices made by individuals during the Holocaust and provides educators the tools to support students to implement an action-oriented project influenced by the lessons of this history.
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Holocaust Education and Transformational Learning
Holocaust Education and Transformational Learning 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 22, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Sep 22, 2021 at 12:00pm
Faculty and others are invited to a Kupferberg Holocaust Center workshop exploring how Holocaust education can be a catalyst for transformative learning in higher education.
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Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons
Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 27, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 27, 2021 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar explores how to use visual history testimonies of displaced persons from USC Shoah foundation's iWitness and E&R-aligned activities to help students connect to global crises through the power of personal stories.
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Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences
Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 2:00pm
In this conversation, Dr. Ershnee Naidu-Silverman, Senior Program Director of the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, discusses historical trauma and the strategies museum workers use to create spaces of healing for themselves, as well as their visitors.
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Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies
Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 4:00pm
With the ongoing uncertainties of the pandemic, SEL strategies remain paramount for effective teaching. Using Echoes & Reflections content, this webinar will model recommended strategies to show how a study of the Holocaust can support SEL.
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The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes
The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a program exploring Jewish superheroes with comic book writers Chris Claremont (Marvel’s The Uncanny X-Men) and Marguerite Bennett (DC Bombshells), along with editor Danny Fingeroth (Marvel’s Spiderman Comics Line).
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September 2021

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

Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice

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  • Thu, Sep 9, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teacher to Teacher: A Consultation with Peers on Best Practices

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  • Mon, Sep 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Common Threads: Holocaust Survivors Who Built Fashion Careers

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  • Tue, Sep 14, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education

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  • Tue, Sep 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Choices Matter: Complicity & Action during the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Sep 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education and Transformational Learning

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  • Wed, Sep 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons

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  • Mon, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies

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

The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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