On Thursday 1.2.2024, the work of the two-day scientific conference on "The Holocaust on the Island of the Righteous" organized by the Directorate of Primary Education of Zakynthos in collaboration with the General Secretariat of Religious Affairs of YPAITHA, the Directorate of Secondary Education of Zakynthos, the Department of History - Archeology of the University of Patras, the Central Jewish Council, the Jewish Museum of Greece, the Municipality of Zakynthos, AHEPA Zakynthos, the Cultural Association of Zakynthos "Ugo Foskolos", the Philosophical Research Laboratory for Science, Technology and Culture (EFEETP) , the Department of Philosophy of the University of Ioannina and the Forum of Intercultural Dialogue and Learning (Laboratory of Sociology and Education, TEEAPI) of the University of Patras.
Dear students, dear students,
Dear and dear teachers,
The International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust and the Day of Remembrance of the Greek Jewish Martyrs and Heroes of the Holocaust remind us of the darkest page of human history. The "Final Solution" led to the gruesome death of more than six million Jews, demonstrating how anti-Semitism, racism, intolerance and blind bigotry can lead to heinous acts.
On Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 19.00 the presentation of the book will take place at the Museum of the City of Volos "Graphic Novel and Holocaust, teaching proposals and applications for Primary and Secondary Education".
The presentation is co-organized by the Directorate of Archives, Museums, Libraries of the Municipality of Volos, the Israeli Community of Volos, the Association of Philologists of Magnesia, the Museum of Children's and Adolescent Literature (BEL), the bookshop "Plastelini" and Ropi Publications.
The book will be discussed by Marisa De Castro, book critic, author, educator, n Vasiliki Giakoumaki, assistant professor, IAKA Department of the University of Thessaly and the authors of the book Tasula Tsilimeni, ICTE teacher and Georgia Karantona, Ph.D. candidate of the University of Thessaly.
The president of the Jewish Community of Volos, Mr. Marcel Solomon and the President of the Association of Philologists of Magnesia Ms Vasiliki Manzorou.
A musical theater performance by the students of the 2nd Primary School of Volos will be presented.
Arrival time at the seminar: 16.50
Seminar duration: 17.00-18.30
Limited seat number.
For registrations: https://vmoc.gr/index.php/seminario
From the 8th to the 10th of July 2023, together with Giorgos Nasioula, Maria Papadopoulou and Andriani Chouliara, students of the 2022nd High School of the Arta Music School in the 2023-XNUMX school year, we made an educational trip to the Auschwitz State Museum and Memorial – Birkenau and Krakow.
The trip was organized by the General Secretariat of Religious Affairs of Y.PAI.TH.A. and the Jewish Museum of Greece and it involved an inter-school group of 32 students and 5 teachers from schools in Athens, Arta, Heraklion and Tripoli who were awarded or distinguished in the 9th Student Short Film Competition on the theme "The Holocaust and the Greek Jews".
From July 3-6, 2023, twenty-five Greek educators participated in this year's training seminar of the Maison d'Izieu, in France, on the subject of the capture of 44 Jewish children, who were hiding in the Izieu orphanage, and their extermination in Auschwitz, in April 1944 , along with seven members of the orphanage staff.
The Maison d'Izieu is preserved as a monumental site and functions as a museum. The seminar is co-organized every year by Maison d'Izieu and Yad Vashem, as part of their multi-year collaboration aimed at training European teachers in topics related to the history, memory and teaching of the Holocaust.
Source: website Memorializieu.eu