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Space is still available for Holocaust Training Workshop

The Oregon Holocaust Resource Center in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Portland, The Office of Student Activities at Lewis & Clark College and the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation will be offering a one day teacher training workshop on August 12. Registered participants will also be invited to attend a special screening of the film Defiance on the evening of August 11 at 6pm and tour the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center at 1953 NW Kearney in Portland. The cost of this workshop is $30 to participants. Enrollment is limited to 50 participants. The workshop will run from 8:30am to 5pm and be held in Portland, OR at Lewis & Clark College. Please contact the OHRC office to register. Each Participant Receives:


~ Defiance DVD with Excerpts ~ The feature film, director's comments, 5 primary source interview with Bielski partisans, and special made-for-classroom DVD with 16 excerpts from key scenes to use in the classroom


~ Defiance / Bielski Partisans Curriculum ~ New teacher's guide to DVD and excerpts, plus additional JPEF educational materials created with Bielski biographer Peter Duffy and Defiance screenwriter Clayton Frohman


~ Nine Jewish Partisans Documentaries ~ Including two new short films with primary source


~Lunch on August 12~


~ A special Screening of Defiance, August 11 @ 6pm~


Morning Session: Facilitators: Sonia Marie Leikam, OHRC & Robert Hadley, USHMM Guidelines for Teaching about the Holocaust- Methodological Considerations and challenges for creating authentic learning. The teaching of Holocaust history demands of educators a high level of sensitivity and a keen awareness of the complexity of the subject matter. Using USHMM guidelines, we will explore the methodology behind effective Holocaust education.


A Voice of Survival A local Holocaust survivor from the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center will speak about their experience of survival


Afternoon Session: Facilitator: Jonathan Furst, JPEF Teaching with Defiance A Hands-On Educator Institute on Teaching with the Film


To register contact: The Oregon Holocaust Resource Center 1953 NW Kearney Street- Portland, OR 97209 503. 245.2733 (Direct) 503. 245.2734 (Facsimile) www.ohrconline.org [email protected]