Millennial's Unaware of what Auschwitz was

In 2019, a survey showed that 66% of millennial's and 44% of Americans could not say what Auschwitz was. This shows us how important it is to continue educating about the Holocaust in history classes, community events, schools, etc.

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Holocaust Education Resources

Looking for a way to introduce this competition to your class? Click here.

For additional resources and frequently asked questions click here.

 

Deadline: March 13th, 2020

 

Contact: Sandra Brett at SandraB@jewishcharleston.org or call 843-898-8745.

 

Attention: All middle and high school students

The Anti-Defamation League’s Braun Holocaust Institute, Glick Center for Holocaust Studies, provides education and resources that help educators and students study the history of the Holocaust and apply its lessons to contemporary issues of responsible citizenship, moral decision making, prejudice, hate, and genocide.

ADL has various resources for schools to respond to incidents, as well as to incorporate pro-active programs to help create a culture of respect among students and peers. For more information about ADL resources vist there website or check out this document.

Teacher Workshops:

 

Take your learning to the next level by participating in one of our workshops. To be contacted when workshops are available, contact remember@jewishcharleston.org.

Fall 2019: CCSD Teacher Workshop with South Carolina Coucil on the Holocaust Executive Director Christine Beresniova

SC Specific Resources

 

  • Visit The Charleston Holocaust Memorial: The Charleston Holocaust Memorial in Marion Square, downtown Charleston, was constructed in 1999. Its mission is one of remembrance and it stands as a permanent monument – a reminder of the Holocaust for future generations, long after the few remaining survivors in our community are gone.

  • Eastern Europe: The South Carolina Council on the Holocaust sponsors a biennial Travel/Study Tour to Poland. The historical drama of the Holocaust is of special interest to students, teachers, religious leaders and many people whose families may have originated in Poland. The tour is open to the general public. Click here for more information.

 

S.C. Educational Resources and Organizations

 

Charleston Holocaust Survivors

We still have six Holocaust Survivors in Charleston that call this community their home.