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Day of Learning: Voices of Youth

At the Day of Learning, students and educators from public and private schools throughout California are invited gain a deeper understanding about the Holocaust and patterns of genocide to inspire moral courage and social responsibility in the future. Each workshop includes an eyewitness testimony from a survivor of the Holocaust or another genocide. In 2014, more than 750 students and teachers from 101 schools participated in the Day of Learning.     

Meet the past Day of Learning faculty >

See past Day of Learning 2014 workshop descriptions >

See survivors who spoke at the Day of Learning >

The JFCS Holocaust Center is inviting schools and youth groups to join us as partners for the Day of Learning. To learn more about this partnership opportunity, contact Morgan Blum at 415-449-1289 or

The Day of Learning is a program of the Preisler Shorenstein Institute for Holocaust Education. The Day of Learning in 2014 was co-presented by Bishop O’Dowd High School; Central Valley Holocaust Educators' Network; Congregation Emanuel, San Francisco; Contemporary Jewish Museum; the Curriculum Initiative; Facing History and Ourselves; Galileo Academy of Science and Technology; the Genocide Education Project; Jewish Community Center of San Francisco; Jewish Family and Children’s Services Parents Place; Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation; Lehrhaus Judaica; Mercy High School’s Helen and Joe Farkas Center for the Study of the Holocaust; San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition; San Francisco Unified School District; St. John the Evangelist School, Carmichael, CA; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; and USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education.

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Questions? Email or call the JFCS Holocaust Center at 415-449-3717.

Cost: Free

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