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JFCS Holocaust Center is Northern California’s primary resource for education about the Holocaust and genocide.
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A first-of-its-kind statewide network supporting teachers to effectively teach about the Holocaust and genocide and to confront antisemitism and hate.
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Antisemitism: How to Identify It and What to Do
The best way to counter antisemitism is to recognize it and respond to it. Share this guide with your local schools and organizations.
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Hear Survivor Testimony
Through firsthand accounts of the Holocaust and genocide, students learn the importance of tolerance, embracing diversity, and combating hate.
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"I've got to save these two bites of bread for tomorrow morning, because if I am able to put two bites of bread into my stomach, then I can start the day. "
"The man was beaten for six days solid. I didn't know a human being could stand that. And he still didn't die."
"I couldn’t rest unless I told my story, we need to teach the world what went on."
In 1943, 14-year-old Rywka, living in Poland’s notorious Lodz Ghetto, began to record her thoughts and dreams in a precious diary. It was found in 1945 in Auschwitz but kept hidden in darkness for 70 years.
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The JFCS Holocaust Center is a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. We are dedicated to the remembrance, research, documentation, and education about the Holocaust and patterns of genocide.

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Social Services for Jewish Nazi victims have been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.

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