A Group of Ukrainian Guides in Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam!
The project “Holocaust and Tolerance Education in Ukraine” initiated by Anne Frank House Museum has been an integral part of Ukrainian society for the past five years. One of the elements of the project is the traveling exhibition “Anna Frank: a History for Today” traveling around Ukraine for the five years with guides being students of secondary schools of Ukraine.
Over the years of functioning over 400 students worked as guides at the exhibition. And finally, 12 of them in early July 2007 accompanied by Yulia Smelyanskaya (director of the Institute for Jewish Studies and the guide trainer for the exhibition) went off to a seminar in Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam.
For the students the seminar was a kind of a bonus for their superb work at the exhibition. The seminar was led by Yulia Smelyanskaya and Norbert Hinterleitner, an associate of the International Department of the Anne Frank House Museum, co-ordinator of the project in Ukraine and a great friend of Ukrainian Centre for Holocaust Studies.
Dear colleagues! The fresh issue of information-pedagogical bulletin of UCHS «Lessons of the Holocaust», № 3 (67), July-October, 2021 has been published.[More]
On 19th November 2021, the webinar “Personal Stories of Holocaust Remembrance” was held within the framework of the project “Youth Reflects on the Holocaust and World War II”.
This project is implemented by the Space for Tolerance Educational Center in cooperation with the Ukrainian Center for Holocaust Studies.[More]
In 2021, the project and the interactive exhibition "(No)Children's Stories" return to work with school students. In early November, a series of webinars was held to train guides in one of the schools in Kiev.[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 22th October 2021, the first stone of the memorial complex “Against Oblivion” was laid in Odessa. It remembers the tragedy of the mass extermination of Jews in October 1941 and the ceremony was dedicated to 80th anniversary of local Jew’s deaths.[More]