The International School for Holocaust Studies
Yad Vashem’s International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS), established in 1993, focuses upon – and excels in – providing quality Holocaust education to diverse audiences from Israel and across the world. In order to achieve this, the ISHS trains educators to teach the Holocaust, develops pedagogic and didactic tools to be utilized by teachers, and conducts educational workshops for youth and soldiers from Israel and abroad. More...
The International School for Holocaust Studies produces educational materials for a variety of target populations and educational organizations in Israel and abroad. These materials are written according to our Pedagogical Philosophy, which stresses an age-appropriate, multi-disciplinary approach to Holocaust education. More...
About our Educational Videos
The International School for Holocaust Studies produces a variety of educational videos for use by teachers and learners. The videos range from survivor testimony and historical background, to keyword explanations and pedagogical videos for teachers. In choosing the various topics, we have drawn on our experience with a global audience of teachers at the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. New videos are produced every year. More...
International Projects, Conferences and Seminars
10th International Conference on Holocaust Education at Yad Vashem
Holocaust Education: Time, Place, and Relevance
June 25-28, 2018
e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators
Women in the Holocaust - Spring Issue 2017
The reality of World War II and the Holocaust forced women to cope with new, unforeseen circumstances and fundamental dilemmas, compelling them to make difficult and often fateful decisions. They did their best to protect their families, to obtain food, to find work, and to defend their children—sometimes even paying the unbearable price of separation. Read more...