The International School for Holocaust Studies
e-Newsletter for Holocaust Educators
Welcome to the third issue of Teaching the Legacy, the e-newsletter of the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. This issue focuses on the central theme at Yad Vashem this year: “The Anguish of Liberation and The Return to Life”. In the newsletter, you will find an article dealing with the first days after liberation focusing on the pain and difficulties of the survivors in their return to life; ceremonies and educational activities for Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah); reviews of new books on the Holocaust; a presentation of The New Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem and details of new programs at the International School for Holocaust Studies. We wish you fruitful and interesting reading, and as always we look forward to your feedback.
Suggested Ceremonies for Holocaust Remembrance Day
The year 2005 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi camps. For this reason, Yad Vashem's annual theme is "The Anguish of Liberation and Return to Life." Our website features a number of educational commemorative resources that relate to this theme. Read more
New Publications on the Anguish of Liberation and Return to Life
The International School for Holocaust Studies has an extensive staff of educators devoted to teaching the Holocaust, and has developed a spiral approach to teaching different age groups. In this overview of new publications, you will find suggestions for several educational resources developed at Yad Vashem on the subject of liberation. Read more
What’s New at Yad Vashem?
The Anguish of Liberation and Return to Life
The year 2005 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi camps. This occasion offers an opportunity to focus on the anguish of liberation and the return to life after the Holocaust. In an effort to provide educators with relevant resources prior to Holocaust Remembrance Day, we present a classroom activity that explores different aspects of liberation through close reading and discussion of selected testimonies. Read more
What’s New at the International School for Holocaust Studies?
Editorial Board: Richelle Budd-Caplan, Dr. Haim Gertner, Shulamit Imber, David Metzler, Prof. Dan Michman, Dana Porath, Dr. Motti Shalem, Naama Shik
Writing Staff: Dr. Gideon Greif, Naama Horev, Shoshanna Lockshin, Jackie Metzger, Michal Porat
Production and Design: Stephanie Amara, Yael Saraby, Mayana Sebbah, Jeremy Zauder
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