The 2013 Teacher Program
The Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Teachers' Program is an intensive three week summer learning and living experience in Washington, DC, Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic for U.S. secondary school teachers who are committed to teaching about the Holocaust and Jewish resistance in their classes upon completion of the program. This year's program is scheduled for June 30 – July 18, 2013. —more—
Videos Section Added
A Videos selection has been added to the LINKS section on the left side of this web page. The Videos section has links to directly access the video testimony of a few survivors. Included on the Videos web page are some insights into how to use videos of survivor testimony to teach about the Holocaust. Additionally, there are also links to other websites—YouTube, the Library of the University of Michigan, Echos and Reflections, and the IWitness Program—that stream suvivor testimony on line.
The 2014 National Alumni Conference
Our 2014 National Alumni Conference will be held on the Presidents' Day weekend (February 14–16, 2014). Alumni of the program will meet at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. for a celebration of the 29th anniversary of our seminar. We hope to greet as many alumni as possible and to share an exciting program that will focus on the multiple forms of telling the story of the Holocaust: eye witness testimony, diaries and memoirs, art, film, and artifacts. Please mark your calendars for this important event. More information will follow soon.
The HAJRTP has Moved!
The HAJRTP is now in the offices of the American Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors and their Descendants. Our new address is 122 W. 30th St. Suite 205, New York, NY 10001. For questions about the program, please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Any other questions can be directed to Ellen or Mindy at the Gathering: 212-239-4230.
Memorial Service for Vladka Meed
It was with great sorrow that we announced the death of our beloved teacher, Vladka Meed ז"ל (Feige Peltel Miedzyrzecki), a heroic member of the Warsaw Ghetto resistance and a dedicated eye-witness and teacher to thousands about the lives of those who perished in the Shoah. A graveside funeral was held for her on Friday, November 23rd at Cedar Park Cemetery in Paramus New Jersey.
A service celebrating the life and works of Vladka Meed was held in The Auditorium of Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan on Sunday afternoon, February 3, 2013. —more—