13
May
2014
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Survival in Sarajevo exhibition opening in the US Senate

Since 2012, our Sarajevo exhibition has been traveling the US (another version is traveling Europe) and thanks to The Milton and Rozyln Wolf Foundation and JDC, it went on view in the rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building 12-16 May 2014. Senator Ben Cardin spoke at the opening, along with State Department Special Envoy Douglas Douglas Davidson, High Representative for Bosnia Ambassador Valentin Inzko, La Beneolencija chairman Jakob Finci, Bosnian Ambassador Jadranka Negodic, and Dr Susan Blaustein.

 

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01
Apr
2014
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Survival in Sarajevo opening in the Free Library of Philadelphia

Centropa’s Survival in Sarajevo exhibition tells the story of how Jews, Bosniak Muslims, Serbian Orthodox and Catholic Croats stood together against hate during the Bosnian war of the 1990s. The exhibition is on display through April 2014 at theFree Public Library in Philadelphia. Trudy Rubin, Philadelphia Inquirer columnist, describes how this story’s message is more relevant today than ever.

 

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11
Mar
2014
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Centropa Jewish Network - Second Annual Winter Seminar

On March 9-10, 2014, Centropa held our second professional development seminar for teachers working European Jewish schools. Twenty-seven teachers and school directors from 15 schools in 13 countries attended. The seminar was held in Frankfurt at a conference hotel and in the city’s Jewish community center.

 

Click here to see photos of the seminar!

 

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09
Feb
2014
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Centropa Regional Seminar in Budapest

Between the 7-9 of February we organized an international seminar in Budapest for 38 teachers from Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary.

During the seminar teachers shared ideas,best practices,and developed lesson plans on how to teach the Holocaust and 20th century Jewish history. They also worked on one of our traveling exhibitions that includes stories and photos from all of these countries.

To see photos from the seminar click here!

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