Conference: Children of the Holocaust

Event Information

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Annunciation Center, CSE's Holocaust Education Resource Center and the Education Department & Young Leadership Associates of the American Society for Yad Vashem will present a FREE professional development conference – Children of the Holocaust: Remembering the Past and Educating for the Future.


Keynote speaker Pinchas Gutter (Holocaust survivor, Poland) will share his experiences as a child in Lodz and Warsaw, and as a prisoner at the Majdanek Concentration Camp and slave labor camps. When the war ended, he was only 14 years old. Pinchas Gutter’s testimony is housed in the Yad Vashem archives and featured in several films, and is part of the New Dimensions in Testimony hologram project at the USC Shoah Foundation.

This free event is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education.

Learn how to teach about children of the Holocaust from...

  • Panel of survivors sharing experiences of their childhood during the Holocaust
  • Panel of master teachers, focusing on specific strategies for teaching about the Holocaust
  • Yad Vashem exhibit "No Child's Play"

Develop goals and strategies to prepare students for the future by ...

  • Developing skills for critical thinking and problem solving
  • Using documents and other primary sources
  • Learning from the unique experiences of children during the Holocaust

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

To register, fill out the form below.

Click here for directions to CSE. For more information, email Dr. Harriet Sepinwall at

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