Virtual Programs

The JFCS Holocaust Center is providing educational programming online to meet community needs. See our offerings below!

Online educational programs are supported by the JFCS Preisler Shorenstein Institute for Holocaust Education.

Schedule a Virtual Speakers Bureau Program

The JFCS Holocaust Center’s William J. Lowenberg Speakers Bureau is ready to speak with your community … via Zoom!  If you are a teacher seeking a speaker for your students, please fill out this Virtual Speakers Bureau Request Form. If you are a community member seeking a speaker for your virtual conference room or community space, please fill out this Request Form.

Curriculum Consultations with JFCS Holocaust Center Staff

Our staff can work with local teachers to support the continuation of the study of the Holocaust and patterns of genocide in the virtual space. Consultations include sharing resources, virtual teaching pedagogies, and connecting Bay Area schools with virtual programming through the JFCS Holocaust Center. Schedule a consultation >

Tour Online Exhibits

Examine historical documents, see family photos, read letters, and explore video testimony all on our website.

In one of our online exhibits, You Cannot Stay in Germany: Erna Wertheim’s Letters, viewers can see how Nazi Germany left its mark on the local Jewish community in Northern California. Click here for oral histories > 

Yom HaShoah 2020: A Virtual Commemoration

Join the JFCS Holocaust Center and the greater Bay Area community as we commemorate Yom HaShoah virtually through a series of programs offered April 20 – 21. More information here >

JFCS is open and a first responder during this pandemic emergency. If you or someone you care about needs help, please call our JFCS Bay Area Critical Help Line at 415-449-3700.

Read the latest update on JFCS’ response to the coronavirus outbreak from Dr. Anita Friedman, Executive Director.

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