Join us for the Second Annual Walk To Remember!

By Christina Sahovey After a cold and really long winter, warmer weather is right around the corner! And everything that entails – sunshine, cookouts, swimming pools, flip-flops, concerts, and a whole host of other outdoor activities – will soon commence. Finally. We promise. So why not get out of the house for a morning and … Continue reading Join us for the Second Annual Walk To Remember!

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Catching Up, Part III: Upcoming Programming

As the last part of our three-part catching up series, today’s post will give more information about our busy upcoming month! For full details, pricing, and registration, visit http://hcofpgh.org/events/ Walk to Remember: In less than two weeks, we will be co-sponsoring the second annual WALK TO REMEMBER along with Community Day School. This walk was … Continue reading Catching Up, Part III: Upcoming Programming

Remembering the Children: The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Twinning Program

By Jackie Shimshoni We offer lots of different educational programs here at the Holocaust Center; so many, in fact, that even people who are familiar with us and what we do are often surprised when they realize that there are currently about 16 different programs we run simultaneously (and our many events count as just … Continue reading Remembering the Children: The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Twinning Program

Teaching the Holocaust Through Books, Pictures, Theater, and Music: A Summary of Our Recent Teacher Trainings

By Jackie Shimshoni Last week we had two teacher trainings about using the arts to teach about the Holocaust. There are two major reasons why I was excited leading up to these trainings: Here at the Holocaust Center, we know firsthand how impactful the arts can be in telling stories and touching students. Whether it’s … Continue reading Teaching the Holocaust Through Books, Pictures, Theater, and Music: A Summary of Our Recent Teacher Trainings