20
Feb
2018
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Centropa seminar in Columbia, South Carolina

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Educators in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia were invited to join us at our seminar at the University of South Carolina, 16-18 February. More than 30 teachers came together to learn how to use Centropa’s stories of 20th century Central European Jewish life to teach history, ELA, social studies, civics, art, photography, film, storytelling, and foreign language.

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11
Feb
2018
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Centropa seminar in Houston, Texas

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Houston and Galveston teachers were invited to join us at our teachers' seminar on Saturday, February 10, 2018, 8:00am-4:00 pm, for a Centropa seminar that gave them new lesson ideas, a wealth of free new resources about 20th century Central and Eastern European Jewish life for teaching social studies, history, civics, character education, foreign language (Spanish), art, photography, and filmmaking, and an opportunity to create a lesson that works for students.

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07
Feb
2018
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Centropa seminar in Győr, Hungary

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On the first weekend of February, we organized a seminar for teachers of Győr, Hungary. 23 teachers came together to learn about Centropa's interview and photo database, our collected family stories, and the films and exhibitions we offer for classroom use. We also presented the Visegrád video competition, a video making opportunity for student to compete with the students of the Visegrád countries.
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30
Jan
2018
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Sephardic exhibition opening in Dubrovnik

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On January 29, 2018, the Centropa exhibition „Lost Sephardic World of the Western Balkans“ was opened in the Croation city Dubrovnik. The exibition was opened by Edward Serotta to 50 elementary and high school teachers. Also were present Loranda Miletić from the Croatian Ministry of education, history teacher from Philosophical faculty Snježana Koren, Richelle Budd Caplan from Yad Vashem, and Tal Brutmann from Memorial de la Shoah. Edward Serotta gave a tour thorugh exibition with some ideas on how to use it in classroom. 

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26
Jan
2018
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Sephardic exhibition opening in Skopje

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On January 25, 2018, the Macedonian version of the Centropa exhibition „Lost Sephardic World of the Western Balkans“ was opened at the Macedonian Foreign Ministry in Skopje. The pictures show students from the English class of Centropa teacher Daniela Sterjova showing the Lost Sephardic World exhibition to the Prof Dr Renata Deskoska, Minister of Education, and to US Ambassador Jess L. Baily.
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16
Dec
2017
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Hanukkah with Cafe Centropa Budapest

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On the 15th of December, we celebrated the 4th Day of Hanukkah with our Cafe Centropa members in Budapest. All together 115 Cafe Centropa members, guests, family, students, and teachers celebrated Hanukkah together - truly a highlight of our year! Our thanks goes to the Claims Conference (Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany) and the Német Nagykövetség Budapest for making this celebration possible and to Bence Kovács for making wonderful photographs of these memories.
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14
Dec
2017
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Hanukkah with Cafe Centropa Vienna

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On the 13th of December, we celebrated the second evening of Hanukkah with our Cafe Centropa in Vienna. Chief Rabbi Eisenberg lit the Hanukkah candles, the Ensemble Klesmer Wien set the festive mood with their music, and Shalom Bernholtz provided the wonderful buffet. Many thanks to the City of Vienna, National Fund of the Republic of Austria and General Settlement Fund and the Federal Ministry of Education for their support of our Cafe Centropa programs. Our thanks to Ouriel Morgensztern Photo for the photographs.
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22
Nov
2017
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New Centropa Publication: "Es war einmal in Wien"

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On the 20th of November, during our monthly Cafe Centropa in Vienna, we launched our newest book "Es war einmal in Wien". In this publication, 10 of our Vienna Interviewees tell us about the memories of their Vienna and everyday life during the 20th century. Special thanks to Hannah Miriam Lessing and Evelina Merhaut( National Fund of the Republic of Austria and General Settlement Fund), Silvia Friedrich (From the City of Vienna), Martina Maschke (from the Bundesministerium für Bildung), as well as the Zukunftsfonds der Republik Österreich for making this publication possible!
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