The focus of this year's symposium is on the Holocaust as Global History with an emphasis on past and present refugee crises. Speakers include Holocaust survivor Ralph J. Preiss and Rwandan genocide survivor Eugenie Mukeshimana
The purpose and goal of the Symposium is to provide public and private school teachers, university faculty, students, and community members information and insights about the victims, perpetrators, and consequences of the Nazi Holocaust. The Symposium provides approximately 40 hours of lectures, workshops, discussions, films, and demonstrations. Teachers who complete all 40 hours receive four CEUs.
The symposium includes:
lectures by internationally recognized speakers
Nazi Holocaust survivor testimony
day and evening presentations
four continuing education credits for teachers
Please follow the link for more details and to register.
The Stan Greenspan Center for Peace and Social Justice and the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte are sponsoring an educational trip to Germany and Poland. The trip will be led by Rabbi Judy Schindler, Director of the Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice, and will focus on the Jewish history in Berlin, Warsaw and Krakow.
Participants are welcome to join from anywhere–you do not have to be from Charlotte, but the trip will be departing from Charlotte airport.