Education and the Holocaust

The Music of the Holocaust

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excerpted from

Voices of a People:

The Story of Yiddish Folksong by Ruth Rubin

(Jewish Publication Society, 1979, Philadelphia)

 

Reprinted with permission of the author

The Yiddish folk songs of World War II were created out …

Pennsylvania and Antidiscrimination

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Pennsylvania and Antidiscrimination

Synopsis

Jews and African-Americans came to Pennsylvania in the 1600s, Jews as immigrants and African-Americans as slaves. There is a long history of discrimination against African-Americans, …

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Holocaust and Genocide Curriculum

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As the Chairman of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education, I am pleased to post the curriculum outlines recently approved by the Commission for kindergarten through twelfth grade. Comments and questions are welcome.

NJ COMMISSION ON …

Vera Laska on Researching the Holocaust

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Yad Vashem Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Memorial Authority in Jerusalem is a depository of documents and memoirs on the Holocaust, mostly in German, Hebrew and Yiddish. It also issues the Yad Vashem Studies on the European Jewish …

Yehuda Bauer Interview

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Yehuda Bauer

Professor, Hebrew University

Interviewer: Michael Dunn

June 2, 1993

I: Well just to begin with, I know you’ve written a number of books, what do you look at in the educational end …

Ely Ben-Gal Interview

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Ely Ben-Gal

Lecturer and Historian

Interviewer: Michael Dunn

June 6, 1993

I: What is the relevance of the Holocaust to a student who is studying it today, what are the things that can help …

Genericide

Uri Aloni Interview

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Interview with Uri Aloni

Teacher, Lochmei Hagetaot

The Ghetto Fighter’s Museum

Post Ashrat, Israel

Interviewer: Michael Dunn

June 10, 1993

Uri Aloni

Lecturer at Lochmei Hagetaot, The Ghetto Fighters’ Museum, outside of Haifa. The …

Shalmi Barmore Interview

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Interview with Shalmi Barmore

Director of Education at Yad Vashem

Interviewer: Michael Dunn

June 2, 1993

Yad Vashem

Jerusalem

B: In confronting the Holocaust, you have basically three role players in the Holocaust. You …