The 12th Annual Educational and Methodical Fellowship in Holocaust Studies for Ukrainian Teachers at Yad Vashem
On November 19-27 , 2017 the 12th annual educational and methodological seminar for Ukrainian educators on teaching about the Holocaust in secondary schools was held at the International School for Holocaust Studies (ISHS) in Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. It was organized in cooperation with the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies (UCHS). This year 16 Ukrainian teachers and 2 educators from Belarus participated in the training course. An important and significant part of 2017 seminar was the presentation of the first common publication of UCHS and Yad Vashem, «The Daughter We Have Always Wanted. The Story of Marta», that was published in Ukrainian in November 2017. It was significant also because the main character of the book, Marta Goren, took part in the presentation. This year's seminar for Ukrainian teachers was held under the support of the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress, the Association of Jewish Organizations and Communities of Ukraine and the Embassy of the State of Israel in Ukraine.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[More]
From October 28 to November 1 in 2021, the five-day seminar-school “Learning from the Past -Acting for the Future” took place in Pushcha-Vodytsia. Twenty-five educators from all around Ukraine participated in the program. The seminar-school aims to improve the level of learning about the history of the Holocaust and human rights in Ukraine. It provides an opportunity to combine Ukrainian and international experience in teaching these topics and the relevance of historical events in the present.[More]
On 30th September 2021, the first „stumbling stone” was installed on the sidewalk of Frolovska street, 3 in Kyiv. This first small memorial plaque made of brass honors Liudmyla Tkach who was lucky enough to survive the crimes of Babyn Yar as a five-year-old child.[More]
Memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the start of murders in Babyn Yar
As the first real-life conference after a long period of online events, on 23-24 September 2021 the seminary about the memory of Babyn Yar and the Holocaust took place in Taras Shevchenko University Kyiv.[More]
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 2 (66), April-June, 2021 has been published.[More]