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Centropa Seminar in Vilnius

Between November 30 and December 2, we organized a seminar in Vilnius for 35 Lithuanian educators. Teachers explored Jewish history and the materials Centropa has to offer, and took part in an excursion to Alytus.
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Centropa Seminar in Bonn

Our 9th international Trans.History seminar took place at the Marie-Kahle-Gesamtschule in Bonn from November 8th – 10th, 2018. We brought together 25 educators from Ukraine, Moldova and Germany to discuss and share best practices on commemorating Jewish history and culture, and promoting active citizenship in educational contexts.Teachers took part in...
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  • Centropa workshop in Los Angeles

    Thanks to the terrific Los Angeles educators who joined us for a one day workshop on November 3, in Santa Monica - Rachel Freeman, Toni Jones, Julie Kennedy, Alice Lee, Cheryl Mick, Julie Drake, and Yim Tam. Special thanks goes to Yim Tam for her outreach, organization, and everything she...
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    New Centropa website about the 1938 Novemberpogrom

    Vienna, on the night of November 10, 1938: Synagogues are being set on fire and Jewish shops destroyed throughout the city. Jews are hunted, kidnapped and murdered.For the 80th anniversary of the tragic events, Centropa has created a website where you can learn about how Jewish eyewitnesses experienced the March...
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    Sephardic exhibiton in Macedonia

    The Macedonian version of the Lost Sephardic World exhibition is on its way around Macedonia! It has been opened in Prilep, Bitola, and Stip. The Prilep exhibition was hosted by the Cultural Center “Marko Cepenkov”. Students of our Centropa teacher Robert Koneski told the Sephardic stories from Bitola, Belgrade, Dubrovnik...
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    Common Ground Seminar in Veszprém

    The aim of our Common Ground program is to bring together students who have very different social and cultural background, in order to fight the natural segregation which is present in Hungary today. In the framework of the program, Roma and non-Roma, Jewish and non-Jewish, Budapest and countryside students meet...
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    The 11th Centropa Summer Academy - in Berlin

    Between 5-12 July, we organized our annual Centropa Summer Academy for the 11th time. This year, we used Berlin as our classroom, and learned about Jewish history, the Third Reich, the Cold War and Civil Society - by touring streets and museums, listening to experts and panel discussions, and working...
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    Premiere of a new Centropa film: Zahor - to remember

    On June 13, Centropa proudly presented its new film „Zahor - to remember“ at a movie screening at the CityDome film theater in Sinsheim, Germany to 150 invited guests. Special guests included Dr. Menachem Mayer and his family from Israel, Consul General of Israel Sandra Simovich, Michael Schreiner from the...
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    Visegrád video competition - here are the results!

    This year we organized our video competition "In the footstep of Jewish memories" for the sixth time, and it was the second year that students of the Visegrád countries could compete together. We received more than 30 videos from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, whih were evaluated by...
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    Centropa Western Balkans Seminar in Skopje, Macedonia

    Impressions from our annual Macedonian teacher-training seminar, which brought together 52 participants from Macedonia, Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia, in Skopje on May 4-6, 2018, thanks to the generous support of the Claims Conference, the Holocaust Fund of the Jews from Macedonia, the US Embassy and the Austrian Embassy. We would...
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