Educator Programs

The JFCS Holocaust Center offers one-day workshops and individual consultations that help educators design thoughtful lessons about the Holocaust. At our Tauber Holocaust Library, educators can check out ample teaching materials—including books, pamphlets, and videos—that supplement curricula.

Educational Materials

The JFCS Holocaust Center’s resources for teachers include:
1. A 13,000-volume library
2. Archives containing personal papers, government records, artifacts, photographs, bibliographies, slides, films, and posters
3. A Teacher Resource Center—books, films, and other educational materials that may be checked out by students and educators
4. One-on-one consultation
5. Curricula and lesson plans

Educator Workshops

One-day educator workshops on the Holocaust and patterns of genocide combine acquisition of knowledge with innovative teaching strategies. They help educators design lessons that encourage students to develop critical thinking skills and the ability to relate the lessons of the Holocaust to their own lives. Learn more >

Educator Scholarship

The Morris Weiss Award for exceptional Holocaust education will grant three outstanding teachers in the Bay Area $1,000 for professional development and an additional $1,500 to support Holocaust education in their schools. Learn more >