21
May
2021
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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 Berlin and Hamburg. Please see the flyer in the attachment below. Participants will

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    16
    Mar
    2021
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    Apply to "Holocaust education with 20th century family stories" webinar for Israeli teachers

    Dear teachers in Israel, 

    we are delighted to invite you to our very first Centropa webinar, "Holocaust education with 20th century family stories” for Israeli educators.The program will take place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 3-6pm Israeli time on Zoom. All educators and NGO representatives are welcome to participate.

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    09
    Nov
    2020
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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 of their local Jewish cemeteries, in one of three categories:

    - Movies

    - Cemetery profiles on Google Sites

    - Online brochures

     

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    25
    Jun
    2020
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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 online CSA for you, but we have an optional Border Jumping Program too, so you get to meet and network internationally while you can create cross-cultural projects.

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    20
    Mar
    2020
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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 special visit to the Dohany synagogue and the recently restored Rumbach synagogue, and met our Café Centropa Budapest members, Judit Kinszki, Olga Sólyom, and Vera Szekeres-Varsa.

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    19
    Jul
    2019
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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, listened to expert lectures and panel discussions, met Kindertransport refugees, and learned from each other about classroom-tested lesson plans and projects involving Centropa.

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    06
    Jun
    2019
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    Centropa Western Balkans Seminar in Maribor

    Our seminar "Teaching Jewish history, the Holocaust, and inter-religious tolerance in the Western Balkans" was organized for 40 educators from Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, and North Macedonia. During the seminar, participants learned about the Jewish history of Maribor and Lendava through expert lectures, walking tours and museum visits, met members of the Jewish community, watched Centropa films from the region, and listened presentations about how our veteran teachers use them in class. 

    The working languages of the seminar were Slovenian and English.

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    17
    Apr
    2019
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    Trans.History seminar in Odessa

    For our 11th Trans.History seminar, we brought together 50 teachers fromUkraine, Moldova and Germany to discuss and share best practices on commemorating Jewish history and culture, and promoting active citizenship in educational contexts.

    Thanks to our special guests: Marina London of Beit Grand, Vladislav Hrynevich, regional manager of UJE, Jens Kraus-Massé from the German Embassy Kyiv, and Anatoli Podolski and Maksim Gon for welcoming and speaking to our group.

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    26
    Mar
    2019
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    Centropa seminar in Lublin

    25 Polish and 5 German teachers explored Centropa's teaching tools, met with academics and journalists such as Konstanty Gebert, attended a Shabbat dinner, engaged in workshops, and visited the State Museum at Majdanek at the site of the former German concentration camp. Together, participants developed lesson plans that they will use in their classrooms. 

    The seminar was organized by Centropa, in partnership with the Galicia Jewish Museum Krakow, Friedrich Ebert Foundation Warsaw, and Teatr N.N. Lublin.

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