Picture of displays in the FAU's Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education

Upcoming Events for 2021-22

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month:
Challenges of Escape to Latin America

Thursday, September 23 | 4 - 7 pm | Virtual Event

Presented in collaboration with United States Holocaust Memorial Museum  
Drawing on resources from the USHMM this virtual event will highlight strategies relevant to Hispanic Heritage Month that can be used to teach about the Holocaust. An overview of antisemitism and Holocaust history through USHMM Collections will be highlighted. 

ZOOM Registration: https://tinyurl.com/fauseptember 

YIVO Bruce and Francesca Cernia Slovin Online Museum present the exhibition:

Beba Epstein: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Girl

4 – 5:30 pm, Tuesday, October 19, 2021 – Virtual Event

Hundreds of artifacts from the YIVO archives are contextualized through interactive storytelling, taking educators and their students on a virtual journey of one teenager from 1920s Vilna, Poland, through the Holocaust, to post-War America. During this webinar, educators will receive a tour of this online exhibition and teacher guides and discover how they can use this resource in their classrooms teaching students about history in a new and meaningful way.

ZOOM Registration: https://tinyurl.com/yivomuseum

Holocaust Education Week

November 7-13, 2021

Annual Educator Appreciation Dinner Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of of Gutterman Family CHHRE (1996-2021)

Monday, November 8 | 5:30 – 8:30 pm  ( View Invitation |  RSVP Card )

Cocktails and Dinner, Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel 

Recognize the exceptional work of educators and their contributions in the field of Holocaust, genocide and human rights education and celebrate the work of educators who have demonstrated a positive influence on their schools and community. The Gutterman Family Outstanding Holocaust Educator Awards will be presented as part of the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education. Special pricing for educators. Generously sponsored by Polen Capital. Email lmedvin@fau.edu or call 561-297-2929 for more information.  


History of European Antisemitism 

Tuesday, November 9 | 4:30 PM – 6 pm  |  Virtual event

Presented by Institute for Curriculum Services  
Where does antisemitism come from? This is a question that students frequently ask when learning about the Holocaust. This session outlines the larger context of antisemitism throughout Europe and offers the content teachers need to help students understand the origins and history of the “longest hatred.”  Lesson plan, key activities, and glossary available. Capacity limited to secondary (6-12) educators.  

To register, contact Linda Medvin lmedvin@fau.edu by November 1.

Echoes & Reflections

Thursday, December 2 | 4 - 7 pm | Virtual event

The Holocaust is an unprecedented example of extreme genocide fueled by hatred and racism. How do we teach the Holocaust so that students can go beyond the history to understand prejudice, make ethical choices, and respond to injustice? Program and materials to help initiate important discussions and respond to the difficult questions.

ZOOM Registration: https://tinyurl.com/faudecember 


More information at chhre@fau.edu or 561-297-2929