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Sunday, August 11 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Holocaust Education in the New Zealand Context: What, Why & How?

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Location: Room 175
The relevance of the study of the Holocaust in New Zealand for the broad Jewish community New Zealanders at large who are not Jewish. For Jews the Holocaust is just the last of the many devastating catastrophes that Jewish people faced, and its memory has to be preserved just as the memory of the destruction of the Temple and the many medieval massacres are preserved and form part of our communal remembrance For others who are not Jewish and the Holocaust does not form part of their personal heritage, the questions are WHY teach the Holocaust, WHAT to teach about the Holocaust & HOW to teach it.


New Zealand High School Teaching Fraternity

Lex Davis, Karen Douglas, Dr Susan Jacobs, Sheree Trotter and Stephen Beguely are history and social studies teachers who work in high schools across Auckland. They were part of a group of 23 New Zealand teachers who attended a Yad Vashem Educators' Seminar in Israel in January 2013... Read More →
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Steven Sedley

Steven Sedley is a long-standing member of the Wellington Jewish community and has had many roles within that community. In his professional life he is a bookseller, trained as a teacher and has a History degree. His two great interests are writing and music. He is the author of a... Read More →
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Inge Woolf

Inge Woolf is the Director of the Wellington Holocaust Research and Education Centre, and a long-standing member of the Wellington Jewish Community.

Sunday August 11, 2013 11:30am - 12:30pm PDT