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Café Centropa Vienna - a visit in Eisenstadt

On May 3rd, our Café Centropa Vienna members visited Eisenstadt, a small town with a rich Jewish history. The first stop was the old Jewish cemetery that was used between 1679 and 1875. After that, we visited the Jewish Museum itself and the small synagogue that is placed inside of...
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Sephardic exhibition opening in Niš

On April 17th, 2018 the Centropa exhibition "Lost Sephardic World" was openend in the Serbian city of Niš. Exhibition was shown in the grand hall of the First Niš Grammar School “Stevan Sremac”. Around hundred people attended the opening of the exhibition. We were happy to welcome a delegate from...
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Trans.History Seminar in Lviv, Ukraine

Our third seminar in Lviv between 3-5. April brought together 50 educators, civil society activists and journalists from Ukraine, Moldova, Germany and Poland. During the seminar, teachers presented their projects and how they have used the Centropa films in educational contexts. The seminar also offered four different one-day workshops to...
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Seder with Café Centropa Vienna

As traditionally, we organized our 12th Seder event with our Café Centropa members in Vienna. We also invited our favorite public school teachers, some of their students, and friends like: Eveline Merhaut of the National Fund for Victims of National Socialism; Martina Maschke, head of Holocaust education for the Education...
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Sephardic exhibition opening in Belgrade

On March 15th, our newest exhibition “The Lost Sephardic World of the Western Balkans” was opened in the Children Cultural Center of Belgrade. The exhibition opening was organized in cooperation with the Serbian Education Ministry, kindly underwritten by IHRA and the US Embassy in Serbia. Speeches were given by Biljana...
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Trans.History video competition – here are the results!

Time to announce the winners of our Trans.History Youth competition! We have received many wonderful contributions this year and we are proud to introduce this year’s awardees!First Prize goes to:Lada Nuzhna, Secondary School № 138, Kyiv, UkraineGalina Untu, Liceul Teoretic "Petru Movila", Chisinau, MoldovaSecond Prize goes to:Liudmila Olenenko, Gymnasium "Skifia"...
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Centropa seminar in Warsaw, Poland

Between 2-4. March, 30 teachers from Poland and Germany came together to work with Centropa materials and discuss Polish Jewish history, during our annual Poland seminar in Warsaw, at the Menora conference room. The seminar was organized in cooperation with POLIN, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Poland, and Taube Center for the...
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  • Application to the Centropa Summer Academy 2018 is now open!

    7 days, 70 educators from 18 countries from Europe, US and Israel, and the magnificent city of Berlin - what is it?It is the 12th Centropa Summer Academy, taking place between 5-12 July, 2018.Don't miss this opportunity, apply now! Application is open until the 31st of March.All information can be...
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    Centropa seminar in Columbia, South Carolina

    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...
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    Centropa seminar in Houston, Texas

    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...
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