Teaching the Holocaust: A Workshop for Parents and Teachers

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Teaching the Holocaust: A Workshop for Parents and Teachers.  Andrew Burgoon and Kathy Owens, teachers in the Law & Justice Village of Elkhorn Crossing School in Georgetown, KY, will lead a reading and discussion of the life of Sylvia Farber Green as an example of the usage of survivor's stories in making the Holocaust accessible to students.  Mrs. Green survived the ghetto in Krakow, then Auschwitz, and finally Bergen-Belsen.  After the war, she emigrated to the US, eventually settling in Winchester, Kentucky. Through the lens of Sylvia’s story, we will discuss the legacy that each of us leaves and how we find light in dark places. 

This workshop is part of the supporting programming for "Americans and the Holocaust," a traveling exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C. in conjunction with the American Library Association.