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Roy Weintraub – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2023
Applying Arthur Chapman's conceptualization, this article explores Religious Zionist (RZ) Holocaust education and the way it has changed over the years. Beyond RZ's increasing influence within Israeli society, this examination provides a unique example of faith-based Holocaust education that adheres to rationalism while teaching God's power over…
Descriptors: Jews, Death, World History, History Instruction
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Katz, Meredith – Journal of Jewish Education, 2022
This study investigates ideas about the messages of the Holocaust understood by middle school students in Jewish day schools. Findings explore the conceptualizations students have of the Holocaust as a particular Jewish experience, and in what ways they apply its lessons both particularly and universally. Students in two North American Jewish day…
Descriptors: Judaism, Day Schools, Death, European History
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Franzenburg, Geert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2022
The following study presents an example of Holocaust education for the 21st century by evaluating the "Wannsee-conference" 80 years ago (January 20, 1942) from a religious psychological perspective of 2022. After a general survey concerning Holocaust education in Germany, it focuses on emotional regulation as a coping strategy with…
Descriptors: European History, Jews, Death, History Instruction
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Avril Alba – Journal of Museum Education, 2024
Australian Holocaust museums are at a crossroads regarding their exhibitions and educational programming. Originally survivor driven initiatives, they now face the dual challenge of negotiating the loss of the survivor generation and interpreting the goals of Holocaust education in light of their absence. To do so, they must confront the question…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, War, Jews, Death
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Stefania Manca; Juliana Elisa Raffaghelli; Albert Sangrà – British Educational Research Journal, 2024
Holocaust education, which refers to the teaching and learning of the Holocaust--the systematic genocide of six million Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II--is an essential component of history and social studies education in many countries. Its primary aim is to raise awareness of the Holocaust, promote understanding of…
Descriptors: Jews, Death, History Instruction, European History
US Congress, 2020
The Never Again Education Act was put in place to authorize the Director of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to support Holocaust education programs, and for other purposes. The Act includes the following sections: (1) Short Title; (2) Findings; (3) Definitions; (4) Program Authorized; (5) Online Holocaust Education Resources; (6)…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, History Instruction, Death
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Aalai, Azadeh – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
A colloquium series funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities explored complicity and collaboration during the Holocaust at a community college in New York. Student reactions to this theme were explored to measure their understanding of this atrocity. Twenty-three student participants of this colloquium submitted to in-depth, in-person…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Student Reaction, Jews
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Gross, Zehavit – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2020
The objective of this research was to analyse poetry written by Israeli high-school students during or after visiting Poland within the framework of Holocaust education. I describe first the stages of shaping the discourse of Holocaust memory in Israel, and of Holocaust education; the Holocaust's place in the world of young Israelis; and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Poetry, Trauma
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Adwan, Sami; Mattsson, Christer; Johansson, Thomas – Intercultural Education, 2021
The paper investigates the experiences, perceptions and responses of immigrants with a Palestinian background in relation to learning about the Holocaust and the Palestinian cause in Swedish schools and visiting Holocaust sites. Data were collected from 50 immigrant students using audio-recorded and open-structured interviews. The results indicate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Death, War
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Hale, Rebecca – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
It is generally agreed that learning about the Holocaust has some impact on students. However, discussions about the nature and magnitude of impact tend to be intuition-based rather than evidence-based. This is exacerbated by studies giving insight into how Holocaust education is related to salient variables rather than studies which demonstrate…
Descriptors: Jews, Death, War, European History
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Rich, Jennifer – Social Studies, 2019
A quarter of a century has passed since lawmakers enacted the New Jersey Holocaust education mandate, and it seems responsible and timely to ask if it, the original Holocaust education mandate, actually encouraged substantive learning about the Holocaust. Despite repeated fanfare about the mandate and its inclusion in educational curricula…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Death, Jews, European History
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Starratt, Gerene K.; Fredotovic, Ivana; Goodletty, Sashay; Starratt, Christopher – Journal of Moral Education, 2017
This community-based research investigated the relationship among Holocaust knowledge, Holocaust education experiences, and citizenship values in adults residing in the US. This study contributes to the literature an inferential investigation that reports positive civic attitudes associated with Holocaust education. A moderate correlation was…
Descriptors: Death, Jews, European History, War
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Hofman, Josef – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2023
Holocaust education is supposed to equip students with historical knowledge. It also pursues moral learning goals with the objective of enabling students to actively engage for human rights. However, teachers frequently report concerns about teaching the Holocaust because they feel unprepared to deal with intense emotional responses by the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Emotional Response, War, World History
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Andrea Szonyi – Journal of Museum Education, 2024
The article explores how video-testimony can be effectively harnessed for education in various contexts: classroom, and public remembrance spaces including museums, in a localized manner to develop empathy, critical thinking, and civic engagement in students and the methodological culture of educators. The article focuses on the testimonies of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives, Video Technology, Perspective Taking
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Cowan, Paula; Jones, Tara – Educational Review, 2021
This paper provides insight into parental attitudes to their primary-aged children learning about the Holocaust. Evidence is based on data from interviews with parents whose children learned about the Holocaust in their last year of primary. Findings show that parents had initial concerns about their children learning about the Holocaust, but that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Parent Attitudes, Jews
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