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The International School for Holocaust Studies

Teaching the Legacy: e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators
(January, 2007)


Upcoming events by the department:

Jewish Educators Winter Seminar: December 22, 2006 - January 7, 2007
There is no charge for tuition and hotel accommodations for this seminar. We are expecting about 20 participants in this seminar who are coming from the U.S.A., Australia and Canada. Our upcoming Summer Seminar is from July 22, 2007 till August 9, 2007. There is no charge for tuition and hotel accommodations for this seminar as well. The Seminar Coordinator is Rabbi David Ebstein.

International Winter Seminar: January 7 - January 25, 2007
There is a tuition fee for the seminar of $750 plus Hotel fees. Scholarships are available. The Seminar will be in English for 19 days in the International School for Holocaust Studies in Yad Vashem Jerusalem. There will be about 25 participants from 12 different countries The Seminar Coordinator is Stephanie McMahon-Kaye.

Jewish Educators Seminar from South America: January 14 - January 26, 2007
There is no charge for tuition and hotel accommodations for this seminar. We are expecting 30 participants from 6 different countries from South America. The Seminar Coordinator is Mario Sinai.

Seminar for Holocaust Survivors: February 11, 2007 - February 15, 2007
This unique 5-day seminar for Holocaust survivors is geared to provide the survivors with the necessary tools to help them to tell bits and pieces of their personal story of the Holocaust. We are expecting 20 survivors to participate in the seminar. The Seminar Coordinator is Sharon Niv.

Seminar for Members of Yad Vashem Societies from South America: February 25 - March 3, 2007
Participants will be introduced to all of the new parts of the museum complex and department heads of Yad Vashem in order to straighten the bond between them and Yad Vashem. We are expecting 25 participants from 6 different countries from South America. The Seminar Coordinator is Mario Sinai.