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The International School for Holocaust Studies

The Pedagogic and Resource Center

The Pedagogic and Resource Center specializes in information management, offering topical consultation for teachers, educators and students involved in Holocaust education.

The staff at the Pedagogic and Resource Center consists of professional advisors, educators and academics with considerable experience in Holocaust education, trained to provide pertinent learning material based on the particular needs of the educator, guide or student.

The Pedagogic and Resource Center offers:
  • Personal instruction and consultation services for teachers guides and students
    • Consultation for preparing ceremonies, resource centers, school exhibitions and more
    • Advice for constructing age-appropriate lesson plans
    • On-demand recommendation of teaching units, lesson plans, films and other resources, by subject
  • Workshops for teachers
    • Preparing ceremonies
    • Making your subject matter age-appropriate
  • Use of Yad Vashem’s databases and resource
  • Consultation for middle and high school students in preparing research papers and/or family research
  • Assistance for students in collecting material and constructing ceremonies
  • Workshops for designing ceremonies
  • “Bnei-Mitzvah Commemorate” – consultation for involving Holocaust commemoration in the Bar/Bat Mitzvah preparation process.
  • Preparation for a Journey to Poland: assistance for guides, teachers and students

Materials at the Pedagogic and Resource Center:

  • A collection of some 5,000 core study books, updated research books, journals, memoirs and literature on the subject of the Holocaust
  • Study units from the Israeli Ministry of Education and leading Holocaust commemoration institutions
  • Lesson plans for teaching the Holocaust to various age groups
  • Examples of educational projects developed by various schools throughout the country
  • Selected final papers by students
  • Subject files for the Journey to Poland
  • Some 1,000 feature and documentary films about the Holocaust

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Opening Hours:

Sundays, Thursdays: 8:30 – 16:00
Mondays: 8:30 – 18:00
Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 8:30 – 17:00

Contact Us

Yad Vashem
The Pedagogic and Resource Center
The Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority
The International School for Holocaust Studies
P.O.B. 3477
Jerusalem 9103401 Israel
Tel: +972-2-6443615
Fax: +972-2-6443774
E-mail: pedagogic.center@yadvashem.org.il