We’re proud to have contributed to the new permanent exhibition at the Buchenwald Memorial with several photographs from our family story archives!
Iosif Yudelevichus, born 1928 in Kaunas, Lithuania tells us about his parents and their travels:
"My father went to Russian lyceum in the town of Suwalki [Poland, 10 km away from the border of Lithuania and Poland and 170 km from Vilnius]. Upon graduation he decided to enter university. He dreamt to become a lawyer. Father went to Russia to enter the institute. I do not know how he happened to be in Siberia..."
Maradandó élményt akartok adni a diákjaitoknak?
Méltó módon szeretnétek feldolgozni a holokauszt témáját?
Egyszerre bővítenétek diákjaitok történelmi, helytörténeti, földrajzi, és informatikai ismereteit?
Mindemellett szívesen fejlesztenétek angoltudásukat, prezentációs készségeiket és kritikus gondolkodásukat?
On this cold November day let's do a #TBT to summer vacations in 1931 in Spindleruv Mlyn, the Czech Republic.
While we're finalizing our annual and Centropa Summer Academy reports, we're looking back on a year of great memories - passionate and committed teachers, intensive seminars, our memorable trip through Vienna, Prague, Terezin and Berlin with 90 educators from 18 countries, and other events bringing 20th century European Jewish history to life. What's your Centropa memory of 2016? #ThursdayThoughts
Sun Sentinel looks back on our inaugural Sephardic Film Night celebration in this excellent feature spotlight! Thank you again to our friends at the Second Avenue Jewish Chorale, Centropa, and the University of Miami Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies for your vision and contributions to such an extraordinary night.
#OnThisDay, Edith Brickell, born 1923 in Vienna, remembers:
"In 1938, my father's company was immediately Aryanized, and I was no longer allowed to go to school. On 10th November 1938, after Kristallnacht, my father and my brother Gustl were arrested..."
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