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Summer Institute for Teaching the Holocaust

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Participants will be part of in-depth seminars on topics central to understanding the Holocaust. This includes meetings and discussions with Holocaust survivors and instruction by renowned Holocaust educators from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Yad Vashem's International School for Holocaust Studies, Kennesaw State University and other important Holocaust education organizations. We are committed to providing educators with first-rate Holocaust teaching resources across grade levels, subject areas, and curricula, while addressing teachers’ needs to fulfill various standards.
Teachers receive a certificate for 20 hours of professional development upon completion.
Tuition for the Summer Institute on Teaching the Holocaust is $100. Tuition subsidies are available to reduce the fee to $25 for current teachers.

Program Highlights

  • Unforgettable eyewitness accounts by Holocaust Survivors
  • Multimedia curriculum Echoes & Reflections (by USC-Shoah Foundation, ADL and Yad Vashem)
  • Age-appropriate teaching strategies and print & digital resources
  • In-depth history of the major events of World War II & the Holocaust
  • How primary sources can be used in the classroom
  • Guided tour of the Breman’s signature gallery, Absence of Humanity: The Holocaust Years, 1933-1945
  • The long & tragic history of antisemitism
  • Jewish responses to the Holocaust: resourcefulness, resistance, rescue & resilience



Rabbi Joseph Prass, Director of the Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education at the Breman Museum
Sheryl Ochayon, Program Director, Echoes & Reflections, Yad Vashem, The World Holocaust Remembrance Center International School for Holocaust Studies, Jerusalem, Israel
Brendan Murphy, Marist School, History & Antisemitism Instructor, Director Peace by Piece
Dr. Catherine Lewis, Executive Director of Kennesaw State University Museum of History and Holocaust Education.
Holocaust Survivors to be announced.

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This permanent exhibition presents the events which led up to the Holocaust, the atrocities perpetrated by the Nazis during World War II, and those events that took place in its wake.

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