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Teachers, students learn lessons of Auschwitz firsthand

As the number of Holocaust survivors dwindles, it falls to future generations to ensure their stories remain vibrant and strong.

With that in mind, USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education brought groups of students and teachers from around the world this week to Poland to not only participate in Tuesday’s 70th anniversary commemoration of the liberation of the Auschwitz camp, but to give them the a deeper understanding of the horrors of World War II. Continue reading

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Koji me predmet u muzeju Yad Vashema emocionalno razorio?

Krajem ovog mjeseca obilježiti ćemo još jednu veliku godišnjicu – prošlo je 70 godina od oslobođenja Auschwitza. Biti će mi izuzetna čast što ću uz međunarodnu ekipu 25 nastavnika u organizaciji USC Shoah Foundation biti prisutan na komemoraciji. Sudjelovanje u programu “Auschwitz: The Past is Present” je posebna čast, ali i obaveza nastavka rada na području edukacije o Holokaustu. Tijekom svog usavršavanja četiri sam puta posjetio ustanovu Yad Vashem u Jeruzalemu i svaka posjeta je ostavila duboki trag. Continue reading

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