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Educator Workshops

JFCS’ Holocaust Center offers one-day workshops and individual consultations that help educators design thoughtful lessons about the Holocaust. At our Tauber Holocaust Library and Education Program, educators can check out ample teaching materials—including books, pamphlets, and videos—that supplement curricula. 

Educational Materials

The JFCS Holocaust Center’s resources for teachers include:
1. A 12,000-volume library
2. Archives containing personal papers, government records, artifacts, photographs, bibliographies, slides, films, and posters, a
3. A Teacher Resource Center
4. On- on-one consultation
5. Curriculum and lesson plans.

Educator Workshops

One-day educator workshops on the Holocaust and patterns of genocide combine acquisition of knowledge with innovative teaching strategies. They help educators design lessons that encourage students to develop critical thinking skills and the ability to relate the lessons of the Holocaust to their own lives.

We will be announcing the dates for the 2013 workshops soon.

Educator Scholarship

The Morris Weiss Award for exceptional Holocaust education will grant an outstanding teacher in the Bay Area $1000 to support Holocaust education in their community.
  • Nominees must currently teach in a K-12 school, or college, or university in the Bay Area.
  • Teachers of all grade levels and subject areas are eligible
  • The award will be presented on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in San Francisco.
  • The teacher must be present to receive the Morris Weiss Award.
Applications are due on May 1, 2013. Application is available here (pdf)





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Morgan Blum, Director of Education, JFCS Holocaust Center; 415-449-1289;

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