Holocaust Education

Teaching about the Holocaust, and helping learners navigate important lessons learned during this dark period, can challenge the most seasoned educator. We are proud to make you aware of both local and national resources that can help you provide context and navigate hard conversations.

Local Partners

 

 

ADL

 

ADL is a leading anti-hate organization that was founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry. There signature education programs include: No Place for Hate, Echoes and Reflections, and Binah. 

 

Learn More | Contact Kelsey Young

 

The Butterfly Project

 

The Butterfly Project uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate about the dangers of hatred and bigotry and cultivates empathy and social responsibility. Participants paint ceramic butterflies that are permanently displayed as symbols of resilience and hope, with the goal of creating 1.5 million butterflies around the world—one for each child who perished in the Holocaust and honoring the survivors.

 

Learn More | Contact Beth Licha

Holocaust Living History Workshop at UCSD 

 

The Holocaust Living History Workshop aims to preserve the memory of the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. The Workshop links local students, teachers, interested community members, and area Holocaust survivors and their families through use of USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive.

 

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RUTH - Remember Us the Holocaust Exhibit in Chula Vista

 

The RUTH exhibit features Holocaust survivors of the South Bay in San Diego. Photos, documents, and items from South Bay survivors are on display along with the Jewish communities of Chula Vista. This is the first Holocaust exhibit throughout San Diego County.

 

Learn More | Contact Sandy Scheller

 

 

National Organziations