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2011 Holocaust & Jewish Resistance Teachers Program

A summer study program in Washington, DC, Israel, Germany and Poland for secondary school teachers.

Thank you for your interest in our Summer Seminar Program on Holocaust and Jewish Resistance, initiated by Vladka Meed in 1984. This year's program is scheduled for July 6 - 25, 2011. This seminar is for secondary school teachers who implement Holocaust studies in their classrooms. Our group visits historic sites and hears from survivors and prominent scholars. On this web site, there is an online application for you to print out, complete and send back to us. [Just hit "continue reading", below, and scroll down]

NOTE if for some reason you cannot print the application, just email us at jlcexec@aol.com and we'll send one out asap.

Applications are evaluated by a committee as they are received and spaces are filled on a rolling basis-- so applying early is to your advantage.

All applications must reach our office no later than March 28, 2011.

Click here for the application Download file in PDF format
or here for the application Download file in Word format

Cost to the applicant is $3,000, which includes round-trip travel from Washington, DC, trips to historic sites, hotel accommodations (2 to a room) and 2 meals daily.

Payment is expected immediately upon notification of acceptance, at which time you will receive specifics on the program.

NOTE: Scholarships covering the balance of the cost of the program are provided by the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors.

Program Goals:
• To advance education in U.S. secondary schools about the Holocaust and Jewish Resistance
• To deepen teachers' knowledge and strengthen their ability to implement Holocaust studies in their classrooms
• To teach each new generation about the Holocaust and Jewish resistance, so that they will know, understand and never forget
• To further educational activities which use the lessons of the past as warnings for the present, and the future

Curriculum includes:
• Martyrdom and the Struggle for Survival in Jewish History
• Life in the Ghettoes and the Camps
• The Final Solution
• Armed Resistance and Revolt
• Spiritual Resistance
• Reaction of the Free World
• The Holocaust in Literature and Art
• Post-War Impact of the Holocaust


For further information contact:

Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Teachers Program
c/o Jewish Labor Committee
25 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010

tel: (212) 477-0707 email: jlcexec@aol.com


American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors
American Federation of Teachers
Jewish Labor Committee

With the active support of the

Atran Foundation, Inc.
Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum