Centropa News

  • Headstone in a Jewish cemetery
  • European Union launches new project to preserve Jewish cemeteries

    First concrete action of EU’s Strategy for Combatting Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Life The European Union has launched a new project in efforts to protect Jewish cemeteries in Central and Eastern Europe. The project involves a new preparatory action undertaken by a consortium led by the ESJF European Jewish Cemeteries...
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  • We stand with Ukraine

    During this humanitarian catastrophe, many of our friends are supporting major humanitarian aid agencies. Others are sending donations to Jewish organizations. Every donation is needed. Since 2015, a total of 223 Ukrainian teachers have attended Centropa weekend seminars for Holocaust educators. Working together, we have developed programs so teenagers can...
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  • We have launched Centropa's new website

    ... but we didn't have the time yet to write an article about all the new features we offer. A detailed introduction and guide to the new website is coming soon. Until that, please explore our new website for yourself. Click around and try things out. In case you find...
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  • Building
  • Building bridges between German and Israeli teachers

    Join us for our upcoming Centropa seminar, “Building bridges between Germany and Israel”, in Berlin and Hamburg between September 24-28, 2021. During the seminar participants will develop a bilateral project between their school and a school in Israel, make connections with colleagues from abroad while exploring the Jewish history of...
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  • Cross border
  • Cross-border Program for Jewish schools

    Dear Jewish school teachers, You are invited to our CJN Cross-border Program for the 2020/2021 school year for European, Israeli, and US Jewish schools. The program will begin on January 24, 2021, and end on April 25, 2021, and will take place online. During the project, you will choose from...
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  • Entries Open for ESJF/Centropa Youth Competition

    ESJF and Centropa are thrilled to announce that entries are now open for our International Youth Competition on “Local Jewish cemeteries”, co-funded by the European Commission.We hereby invite students from across our project countries (Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine), to send us creative projects telling the story...
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    Virtual CSA 2020!

    We promised that we would bring you something exciting soon. Well this year's CSA is not cancelled, it’s just gone virtual! We are going to have online sessions, great speakers and bring Vienna to your living room or balcony or wherever you will be joining. Not only we designed an...
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    CJN seminar in Budapest

    26 teachers came together from 16 schools in 14 countries to our 8th professional development seminar for European Jewish schools in Budapest, Hungary! Teachers learned about the Centropa database and our materials, attended workshops and presentations about new methodologies and tools, disvocered the Jewish neighborhood of Budapest, and had a...
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    Centropa Summer Academy 2019 in Berlin, Germany

    Centropa has brought together 72 teachers from 15 countries for our annual Summer Academy in Berlin, Germany between 8-15 July where we used the city as our classroom to learn about 20th century history, the Holocaust and civil society. During the intense 7-day program, our teachers visited key historic sites...
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    Upcoming Events

    Lützowplatz 17
    Hotel Berlin
    10785 Berlin
    Germany

    This year's Centropa Summer Academy Program: Jewish Berlin, Third Reich Berlin, Cold War Berlin.
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