Every summer we bring educators together to share best practices and write lesson plans they will use in their classrooms—and they build networks with our teachers working in 20 Centropa countries. Click here to visit the website.
Between 2000 and 2010, Centropa interviewed 1,200 elderly Jews still living 15 European countries. We asked our respondents to share with us their old family photographs and documents—and to tell us all about their lives through their photographs. Click here and explore our online archive.
The Trans.History project includes cross-sectoral training opportunities for teachers and multipliers of formal and non-formal education in Ukraine dealing with the topic of Ukrainian history. The program aims to involve young people by offering a video-competition that motivates them to work with the history of their country. Click here to read more.
The imperial Habsburg capital was the vibrant hub of a vast, multi-national Empire that stretched across Europe and encompassed a colorful and sometimes contentious mix of peoples, languages, religions and local cultures. Jews lived here for centuries.
...so food lovers who fear that Ashkenazi cuisine will succumb to kitsch or finish in a fusion of pancetta-wrapped matzoh balls can take heart in The Gefilte Manifesto that Liz and Jeffrey issued:: “…taking food traditions seriously and reclaiming the glory of Ashkenazi f
The fourteen synagogues Daniel Gruenfeld documented for us are all located in the verdant hills of northeastern Romania, specifically in the Bukovina and Moldovan regions.
As a nonprofit organization, Centropa is fortunate to receive generous financial support. Click here to have a look at our supporters
At Centropa, we believe students learn best when they can find the “me” in a story—something they can relate to, something that makes the story personal.
Visit this page to get the latest informatiom on our upcoming seminars. Get instant access to our our past seminars history, with photos, presentations and reports.
Remembering the Night of Broken Glass - 9 November, 1938
The Centropa Jewish Network (CJN) is one of the few associations of Jewish schools educators in Europe.
Identify a community problem — Research how to address it.
Educate others about the problem and how to help.
Follow Milton Wolf: make things happen for those who need it most.
The Bosnian-Serb siege of Sarajevo, from spring 1992 until late 1995, was the longest in modern history. With electricity, water and food supplies cut off and only sporadically supplied, with 11,541 citizens shot by snipers or killed by mortars, Sarajevans had to depend on each other.
So That Memory Doesn’t Die. One woman’s journey—from a spoiled childhood in pre-war Poland, to the hell of Auschwitz, and back again to rebuild her life. Take a walk through history, and Krakow, with Teofila Silberring.