Ohio Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education With Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Holocaust Education Workshop

How and Why Did the Holocaust Occur? What Do We Do About It Today?

The Ohio Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education (OCHGE) and co-sponsor the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, The Museum of Diversity and Tolerance, will present a Holocaust workshop– How and Why Did the Holocaust Occur, and What Do We Do About It Today?

The daylong workshop features keynote Professor Kenneth Ledford from Case Western Reserve University on The Role and Rule of Law in Nazi Germany. It also features a tour of the Maltz Museum Holocaust Collection with Maltz educators. The workshop includes presentations by Professor Mark Cole from Cleveland State University on Using Artifacts to Understand Hate and the Holocaust, Professor Brad Beach from Walsh University on Genocide: Can This Happen Again? Holocaust survivor Roman Frayman will share his testimony.

OCHGE President Tim Murnen, professor at Bowling Green State University, is excited to announce this collaboration of the Ohio Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education with the Maltz Museum for this annual daylong workshop. “We are delighted to share the expertise, artifacts, special programs and exhibits from Maltz, including its Holocaust and Stop the Hate exhibits, and annual Stop the Hate writing contest for Northeast Ohio students with area educators and others.” Dahlia Fisher, Director of External Relations at Maltz adds,
“At the Maltz Museum, we look to the past to understand our present so that we can create a better future. Studying the Holocaust is critical to preventing it from ever happening again.
We are proud to be a partner in this important work.”

Throughout the day, there will be opportunities for participants to share ideas and develop strategies to implement with their students. As the workshop closes, Professor Murnen will challenge educators to consider How Will You Be an UPstander?

The workshop at the Maltz Museum, 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, OH 44122 is on Monday, June 24, from 8 AM-5:00 PM. Free parking is adjacent to the building. The facility is handicap accessible. Registration deadline is June 10, 2019.

The workshop is open to educators, lawyers, students and all members of the community.
One focus of this workshop is instruction of middle and high school teachers in the history and pedagogy of the Holocaust and genocide. Teachers from public, private, and parochial schools throughout Ohio are invited to attend. A special session will introduce teachers to a variety of Holocaust education programs and web resources. Certificates of Participation will be available at end of the workshop.

The $30.00 registration fee includes workshop, materials, continental breakfast, lunch and snacks [dietary laws observed]. Space is limited, so register early. Registration and continental breakfast begins at 8AM.

For more information, and to register, click: https://ochge.org/events/ .

Payment may be made online or by post. If registering by mail, please send check for $30.00 payable to OCHGE and mailed to Sarah L. Weiss, Executive Director, OCHGE, Holocaust & Humanity Center, 1301 Western Ave., Suite 2101, Cincinnati, OH 45203.

Committee chair, Marilyn Feldman, and her committee, Professors Tim Murnen, Brad Beach, and Mark Cole, along with Esther Hexter, are pleased to be working with the Maltz team as we
join together for a stimulating day of learning, and exploring how to share with our students and colleagues.

The mission of the Ohio Council on Holocaust and Genocide Education is to advance and improve Holocaust and genocide education in Ohio through professional development, educator workshops, and the dissemination of tools that connect educators and the public with accurate, relevant, and useful educational resources. Founded in 1986, it currently serves as a clearinghouse of information about Holocaust and Genocide educational opportunities and programming around the state of Ohio. For more information about OCHGE see their web site: https://ochge.org/.