There are spots still available for this summer professional development opportunity!

“BEARING WITNESS: ANTI-SEMITISM, THE HOLOCAUST, AND CONTEMPORARY ISSUES”

WHEN: Monday-Thursday, August 3-6
WHERE: Fordham University-Lincoln Center Campus and the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Bearing Witness is designed exclusively for Catholic school educators to learn about the long history of Catholic-Jewish relations and Holocaust education in the 21st century. Highlights of the program include special sessions featuring a rabbi and priest presenting together; private tour of the Museum of Jewish Heritage; hearing testimony from a Holocaust survivor; and visiting a local synagogue for a tour and Model Shabbat dinner.

Participants will learn from Holocaust experts and scholars on Catholic-Jewish relations, meet a Holocaust survivor, network with dedicated educators, and receive a certificate of completion.

Middle school teachers, high school teachers, seminarians, administrators and librarians are encouraged to apply.

No prior experience teaching about the Holocaust or anti-Semitism is required.

To apply and for more information, go to  Bearing Witness , or see the attached Bearing Witness Flier. Bearing Witness 2015 Flier

For further information, contact:

Sara Aharon
Assistant Regional Director | New York Regional Office
Anti-Defamation League
605 Third Avenue | New York, NY 10158
Phone: 212-885-7973

 

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Mr. Anthony Biscione
Senior Deputy Superintendent of Schools