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Reflections on Teaching the Holocaust

In this blog post, the Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program manager of education initiatives, Marc-Olivier Cloutier, asks Stephanie Kessler, an English and history teacher at Collège Reine-Marie in Montreal, about her experiences teaching the Holocaust. Kessler brings Holocaust education into the curriculum year after year, using many of the Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program resources.

Remembrance Is the Secret to Redemption, and Other Lessons Learned at SXSW 2018

Every hour of the day during the week of March 12–18, the SXSW schedule was brimming with compelling sessions to attend. Every c...

Hidden Children, Identity and the Holocaust: Surviving in the Margin of the Catastrophe

We know that teachers want to provide in-depth and engaging units on the Holocaust but might be unsure where to begin. How do you ...

From Fragment to Whole

In late 2014, the Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program received an extremely important submission — a 250-page...

Cholent: Tasting the Past

The Rohatiner extended family before the war. Bronia (back row, fifth from the left) is standing beside her sister, Sarah. Their p...

Understanding What Genocide Really Means

Defining Genocide Article II of the United Nations Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide define...