In 2020-2021, the NC Council on the Holocaust will be offering six webinars featuring Holocaust survivors, new teacher resources, historians, authors, and resources from our partner organizations. Each webinar will be one hour and will be limited to 100 people, so make sure you register early! Registration will open up one month before each webinar.

To get alerts about when registration opens for each webinar or when new programs and resources are offered, join our Remind group by texting @nchcouncil to 81010.

August 27, 2020 NC Council Webinar to Introduce 2020 Programs

Webinar Schedule

September 17, 2020

A Conversation with Kindertransport Survivor Margot Lobree
4:00-5:00 PM

Listen to Margot as she tells her story of survival through the Kindertransport, what she knows of the family she left behind, and the message she has for all of us. Participate in a question and answer session and learn about the resources the NC Council on the Holocaust has for you to teach about the Kindertransport in your own classroom.

Margot Lobree speaks in a classroom in Winston-Salem, NC.

October 15, 2020

Children in Hiding During the Holocaust
4:00-5:00 PM

This webinar will be presented in partnership with Centropa and will tell the story of Shelly Weiner and Raya Kizhnerman who were hidden children during the Holocaust. Watch the Centropa film about their story before you come to the webinar (see below) and participate in a live question and answer session with them. Learn about the resources that the NC Council on the Holocaust and Centropa have for you to teach about the Holocaust.

November 19, 2020

Eugenics and Experiments in the Holocaust: CANDLES Museum
4:00-5:00 PM

Meet the director of the CANDLES Holocaust Museum & Education Center as she talks about the story of Eva Kor and the resources of their Holocaust center that teachers across the country can access. See how the NC Council on the Holocaust resources can help you teach about Eugenics and medical experiments in the Holocaust.

February 18, 2021

A Conversation with Survivor Dr. Zev Harel
4:00-5:00 PM

Learn about Dr. Zev Harel’s story of survival in the Holocaust, from Auschwitz to Ebensee, and the lessons he wants to impart to youth and adult alike. Participate in a question and answer session and discover lessons and other resources the NC Council on the Holocaust has to help you teach about experiences like Dr. Harel’s.

Dr. Zev Harel speaks at a high school in North Carolina.

March 2021 (Date TBD)

Americans and the Holocaust
4:00-5:00 PM

Meet a prominent historian and learn about the new exhibit at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Americans and the Holocaust. Learn about the American response to the Holocaust and the Refugee board before exploring resources you can use to teach about this topic in your classroom.

April 15, 2021

A Conversation with Child Refugee Holocaust Survivor Miriam Klein Kassenoff
4:00-5:00 PM

Miriam Klein Kassenoff is a child refugee of Nazi Persecution, along with her family, who came to the United States after a long, seven-month journey from her home in Slovakia. She is also an author and the director of the Holocaust Teacher’s Institute at the University of Miami. She will join us to share her story and her work and how and why teachers should learn about the Holocaust.

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