Three-week seminar, starting July 5, for U.S. public secondary school teachers able to implement Holocaust studies in their classrooms. This internationally acclaimed program, now in its 21st year, includes time in both Poland [Warsaw, in Czestochowa, and Krakow, with visits to Jewish historic sites, museums, former ghettos and death camps] and Israel [Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, and at the Ghetto Fighters Study Center at Kibbutz Lohamei Hageta'ot].
advance education in U.S. secondary schools about the Holocaust and Jewish Resistance;
deepen teachers' knowledge and strengthen their ability to implement Holocaust studies in their classrooms;
teach each new generation about the Holocaust and Jewish resistance, so that they will know, understand and never forget;
further educational activities which use the lessons of the past as warnings for the present, and the future.
American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, American Federation of Teachers,
and the Educators Chapter of the Jewish Labor Committee.
Supported by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, the Atran Foundation, the Gruss Life Monument Funds, and the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Teachers pay $2,000, which includes round-trip travel, trips to historic sites, hotels, two to a room, two meals daily.
Application in PDF format at:
Application deadline April 14, 2006.
Jewish Labor Committee
Holocaust Teachers Seminar
25 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
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