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Educational Guidelines

Educational Guidelines

Practical suggestions on how to prepare Holocaust Remembrance Days, teach about traditional and modern forms of antisemitism, and address various types of antisemitic incidents. Overall, these guidelines are available in many different languages.

Strategies in Facing Antisemitism: An Educational Resource Guide

This resource guide focusing on contemporary antisemitism consists of articles by internationally recognized authors, such as Prof. Irwin Cotler of Canada and Prof. Gert Weisskirchen of Germany. Other materials include a brief biography of Simon Wiesenthal marking his 100th birthday, a short historical overview of antisemitism, a guide for educators from the OSCE/ODIHR and Yad Vashem, information on antisemitism on the internet from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and a new lesson plan for high school students on antisemitism developed by Yad Vashem.


The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Strategic Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) is involved in various educational projects concerning antisemitism and the Holocaust. ODIHR and the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem have developed educational guidelines designed for facilitators and educators. These guidelines are available in various languages.

Guidelines for Educators: Addressing Contemporary Antisemitism    

Guidelines for Holocaust Commemoration    

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