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

CHHRE - Upcoming Events 

Fall 2022 – Spring 2023: Tentative Schedule of Programs and Professional Learning

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month: Connections to the Holocaust

Hispanic Heritage MonthSaturday, October 8, 2022  |  In person: 8:30 am – 12 Noon
FAU Boca Campus: Arts and Letters (AL), Bldg. 9, Rm 242

In collaboration with United States Holocaust Memorial Museum - USHMM. Drawing on resources from the USHMM this PD 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. Resources will be available in both English and Spanish. (View Flyer)
Registration: esax@fau.edu


Story Expression WorkshopGenZ Story Expression Workshop for Secondary Educators

Thursday, October 20, 2022  | Virtual: 4 - 7pm

Information session for secondary teachers (9-12) to implement a project-based program with their students featuring first-hand accounts of Holocaust Survivors or children of Holocaust Survivors.
(View Flyer)

Zoom Registration: tinyurl.com/2y9vk3ek 



Teaching History of European Antisemitism ResourceTeaching the History of European Antisemitism

Tuesday, October 25, 2022 | Virtual: Time TBA

Presented by ICS -The Institute for Curriculum Services
Antisemitism is most frequently associated with the Holocaust. However, this hatred did not originate with the Nazis. This lesson will help teachers and students understand where antisemitism came from and how it has evolved over time. Registration info: TBA

(View Flyer)

Holocaust Education Week – November 7-11, 2022

Gutterman Awards Dinner 2022 invite Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Annual Awards Dinner Honoring Holocaust Educators

Monday, November 7, 2022 | 5:30 - 9 pm 

Boca Raton Marriott at Boca Center, 5159 Town Center Cir, Boca Raton
Cocktails and Dinner – Business Casual. Recognize and celebrate the exceptional work of educators and their conrtributions in the field of Holocaust, genocide and human rights education. For additional info and tickets email esax@fau.edu or call 561-297-0849.

 Invitation | Directions | RSVP

Eleanor Reissa: The Letter Project: A Daughter’s Journey

Thursday, January 19, 2023, 7 pm 

FAU University Theatre, Boca Campus
Inaugural Author’s Series to Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
…tough, honest, and often funny memoir that takes readers on an unexpected mystery tour back in time in this journey down the rabbit hole of a family’s Holocaust. Open to educators, students, and members of the community. Registration: TBA

Resources in Our Community

Saturday, January 21, 2023 |  8:30 am - 12 Noon (In person/Limited capacity)

Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators in Grades 8-12. Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center, Alvin Sherman Library, Nova Southeastern University.  Registration: esax@fau.edu

The “Night” Holocaust Concert: A Stand Against Hate
Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7 pm, Carole and Barry Kaye Auditorium, FAU Boca Campus
Featuring the Palm Beach Symphony Orchestra, Schola Cantorum of Florida & FAU Chamber Singers, Gerard Schwarz, conductor. This stunning event combines the haunting words of Elie Wiesel's memoir “Night”  with the amazing music of Ukrainian- born composer – Cantor Leib Glantz (1898-1964).

Educator Field Study to United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.

Friday, February 3 - Saturday, February 4, 2023 

Educators will receive intensive training on Holocaust education, while exploring one of the most respected museums and Holocaust education centers in the world. The trip is open to all teachers in grades 6-12. Application: fau.edu/pjhr/chhre/index.php

Using Resources from USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education

February 9, 2023, Time TBD | Virtual: 4 - 7 pm

Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators. Through powerful, thought-provoking engagement with first-person stories from survivors and witnesses of genocide, students worldwide develop empathy, understanding, and respect while deepening their learning across the curriculum. Zoom Registration: tinyurl.com/mr2hrwsm

Resources in Our Community

Thursday, February 23, 2023 |  4 - 7 pm

Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators in Grades 8-12. The George Gottlieb Holocaust & Jewish Education Program at David Posnack JCC, Davie. Registration: esax@fau.edu

Echoes and Reflections

Thursday, March 2, 2023 | Virtual: 4 -7 pm

Professional Learning Opportunity for Educators. 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 and make ethical choices? Program and materials to help initiate important discussions and respond to the difficult questions. Since 2005 Echoes & Reflections has impacted educators, reaching millions of students across the United States. Through our Holocaust education programs and resources, educators gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence to teach this topic effectively. Echoes & Reflections empowers middle and high school educators with dynamic classroom materials and professional development. Zoom Registration: tinyurl.com/32w8rt2n

Summer Institute for Educators in Grades 4-12: Teaching the Holocaust Through the Arts, Music, and Literature

Tuesday, June 20 – Thursday, June 22, 2023 | In-Person

FAU Boca Campus
Additional information and application available January 2023: fau.edu/pjhr/chhre/index