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תמונת-ראש-נעהNoa Gidron

Cohort I

Thesis: Jews saving Jews – Individual Initiatives during the Holocaust, 1939-1945

Experience: Volunteer at the Ghetto Fighters’ House Archive since October 2014.

Conferences

  • Gidron, N. “Jewish Physicians rescuing Jews during the Holocaust, 1939-1945” at the 17th Nahariya Conference on Medicine and the Holocaust

 

 

 

profile Madene ShacharMadene Shachar

Cohort II

Research interests: Holocaust education, Holocaust remembrance, Holocaust and the Museum Space

 

 

 

 

 

Conferences

  • Sadan, M. & Shachar, M. (January, 2017) Educational Programs Based on Child Survivor Video Testimonies in Yad Layeled Children’s Holocaust Museum. Presentation at conference on “Localization of Videotaped Testimonies of Victims of National Socialism in Educational Programs, Vienna, Austria.
  • Shachar, M. (July, 2016). Holocaust Education in the Museum Space: An Israeli Perspective. Presentation at a conference on “A Primary or Secondary Concern? Holocaust Education in Schools in the 21stCentury: Current Practices, Potentials and Ways Forward, Loughborough, England.
  • Shachar, M. (June, 2016). Educational Programs Based on Child Survivor Video Testimonies in Yad LaYeled Children’s Holocaust Museum. Presentation at a conference on “Jewish Culture Heritage: Project, Methods, and Inspirations”. Warsaw, Poland.
  • Shachar, M. (June, 2014). Agency in Media: Constructing the Israeli Narrative. Presentation at a conference “Genocide at Prime Time: The Holocaust on TV”, Vienna, Austria.
  • Mayer, G. Shachar, M. (May, 2014). ”Objects In Historical Discourse: the Holocaust and Zionism”. Presentation at a conference on Materials of Jewish Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY.

Publications

Articles

  • Shachar, M. (in press). Educational Programs Based on Child Survivor Video Testimonies in Yad LaYeled Children’s Holocaust Museum. In Claus-Christian W. Szejnmann, Paul Cowan, James Griffiths (Eds.) Holocaust Education in Primary Schools in the 21st Century: Current Practices, Potentials and Ways Forward. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Shachar, M. & Sadan, M (in press). Educational Programs Based on Child Survivor Video Testimonies. In Localization of Videotaped Testimonies of Victims of National Socialism in Educational Programs (Vol. 4). Vienna: Stiftung „Erinnerung, Verantwortung und Zukunft” (EVZ). This is an on-line publication series: http://www.stiftung-evz.de/eng/funding/critical-examination-of-history/flfv0.html
  • Shachar, M. (in press). Agency in Media: Constructing the Israeli Narrative: The Ghetto Fighters’ House Trilogy Project. In Judith Keilbach (Ed.), Genocide at Prime Time: The Holocaust on TV. Vienna: New Academic Press.
  • Shachar, M. & Ben-Peretz, M. (2012). The Role of Experiential Learning in Holocaust Education (2012). Social and Education History 1(1) p. 5-27.

Educational Material

  • Coming of Age during the Holocaust: Coming of Age Now (2008). Co-writer of six Israel-based biographies. The Coming of Age curriculum is a project of the Museum of Jewish Heritage (New York) in collaboration with Yad LaYeled – The Ghetto Fighters’ Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Heritage Museum in Israel. Available on-line: http://comingofagenow.org/
  • Dreams Within the Walls (2006)– Educational Kit for Elementary and Middle Schools – translation to English and writing of the Introduction, Bibliography and additional pedagogical material for the English version. The Ghetto Fighters’ House

 

DianaDiana Schuemann

Cohort IV

Research interests: Development of the Final Solution as well as in Holocaust Education, specifically in Israel and Visual Arts and the Holocaust/ Genocides (such as Performative Arts – Dance)

Thesis: Dance as an educational tool for teaching about the Shoah in Israeli high schools

Experience: Intern at Jewish Museum of Budapest

 

 

 


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