The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is Hiring!

We are thrilled to share this opportunity to join our team! Applications are due by October 11, 2021. Download the PDF version of this job description The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to the Holocaust Center team. The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh connects the horrors of the … Continue reading The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is Hiring!

Celebrating Children’s Book Week

By Ryan Woodward, Library and Education Associate of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Established in 1919, Children’s Book Week is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Every year, events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, and in homes — wherever young readers and books connect! As we are currently in the middle … Continue reading Celebrating Children’s Book Week

Remembering the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi: An Updated Book List from the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh

As we once again observe Genocide Awareness Month and continue to promote our production of Miracle in Rwanda with Prime Stage Theatre, we are pleased to share this new booklist from our librarian, Ryan Woodward. For any questions or book recommendations, you can contact Ryan at rwoodward@hcpgh.org. Shake Hands With The Devil: The Failure of … Continue reading Remembering the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi: An Updated Book List from the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh

An Educator Toolkit for using Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

Benno and the Night of Broken Glass A Children’s Picture Book Written by Meg Wiviott and Illustrated by Josée Bisaillon HCPGH Staff Contributer: Emily Bernstein, Education Outreach Associate This November marks the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass, also known as the November Pogroms: On November 9–10, 1938, Nazi leaders unleashed … Continue reading An Educator Toolkit for using Benno and the Night of Broken Glass

Classical Music and Holocaust History

By Emily A. Bernstein, Education Outreach Associate, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh September was Classical Music Month, and the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh would like to honor this celebration of music beyond the month of September, through learning and remembrance. Classical music was and remains an important lens through which to study and understand the human … Continue reading Classical Music and Holocaust History

Teachers Using Comics to Teach the Holocaust: Nick Haberman

Nick Haberman Let’s start with an easy question – please state your name, where you teach, and what grade level(s)/ subject(s) you currently teach… Nick HabermanShaler Area High School“Holocaust: Background, Tragedy, and Aftermath” (11-12) and “Multicultural Studies” (9-12) How have you used CHUTZ-POW! Superheroes of the Holocaust in the classroom? How were you introduced to … Continue reading Teachers Using Comics to Teach the Holocaust: Nick Haberman