The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center is pleased to share the opportunity to join Appalachian State University’s Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies for their virtual Summer Symposium from July 18 – 23, 2021.

Participating teachers and other audience members will have the opportunity to learn from and converse with, among others, Prof. Michael Berenbaum (American Jewish University), Prof. Deborah Dwork (Clark University), Prof. Gabriel Finder (UVA), Dr. Eva Fogelman (Florida), and Dr. Patricia Heberer-Rice, the Senior Historian at the Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as well as other accomplished Holocaust educators and scholars from the International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem, Jerusalem.

Moreover, several child survivors of the Shoah such as Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff (University of Miami), herself an accomplished educator, Margot Lobree (North Carolina), a Kindertransport survivor, Dr. Al Muenzer (Washington, D.C.), who survived as a child in German-occupied Amsterdam, Umu Ntabana, a child survivor of the Rwandan genocide, and Prof. emeritus Shimon Redlich (Israel), who was featured in one of the first films on the Holocaust in 1948, which will also be screened, will give testimony in synchronous and asynchronous programs.

For a complete listing of the schedule please click here.

To register for any of the programs please click here.

Information for a selection of the programs is below”

Program:  “Children in the Nazi State and Party Organizations”

Date:        Monday, July 19, 2021

Time:        1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Platform:  This program will take place online.

Program:  “Unzere Kinder” Online Film Screening

Date:        Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Time:        12:30 PM – 2:30 PM ET

Platform:  This program will take place online.

Program:  “Kindertransporte During the Holocaust”

Date:        Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Time:        2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Platform:  This program will take place online.