The International School for Holocaust Studies
e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators
Welcome to the 19th issue of Teaching the Legacy. This edition focuses on the subject of family during the Holocaust. The e-newsletter includes a main article on this theme, as well as an interview with Dukie Gelber, a survivor from Holland, who was one of a few to survive the Holocaust with his parents and brother. The newsletter features new publications, book reviews, and updates on recent and upcoming activities at the International School for Holocaust Studies and across Yad Vashem. We hope you find this issue interesting and resourceful and we look forward to your feedback.
An Interview with Dukie Gelber
Read and listen to this interview with Duki Gelber, a survivor from Holland. His story is unique because he was one of a few to survive the Holocaust with his parents and brother. Audio excerpts are included. Read more
In Focus at Yad Vashem
- Online Exhibition: Monastir – The Story of a Sephardic Community in Macedonia
- Online Exhibition: The Architecture of Murder – The Auschwitz-Birkenau Blueprints
- Through the Lens of History: Mini Exhibits from the Yad Vashem Collections
- The Diana Zborowski Center for the Study of the Aftermath of the Holocaust
- Save the Date: Seventh International Conference on Holocaust Education June 12-13, 2010
Holocaust-related research and literature of interest to educators and the general public.
New publications from Yad Vashem and the International School for Holocaust Studies. Read more
“Family Gave Them Strength”: The Family Unit During the Holocaust
This article highlights the importance of studying and teaching the topic of families during the Holocaust. Teachers may use the resources presented here to portray events as experienced by families as a whole. Read more
Artifacts from the Holocaust: The Diary of Yitzchak Rudashevski
Read excerpts from Yitzchak Rudashevski's diary and learn about how this artifact that survived the Holocaust gives us insight into the history of the period as well as one boy's personal experience. Read more
What’s New on the International School for Holocaust Studies Website?
- The Holocaust and the Arts
As part of our pedagogical philosophy, we encourage study through artistic representation and exploration of the Holocaust. This new section features a variety of lesson plans, teacher's guides, articles, and interviews touching on the Holocaust and the arts, organized by discipline.
- New in the European Department
Activity updates from the European Department at the International School for Holocaust Studies.
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