Category Archives: Press Releases

MINNESOTA TEACHERS’ EVENT WILL EXPLORE HOLOCAUST AND NATIVE AMERICAN PERSECUTION

At a time of rising extremism, educators are convening for an international human rights and Holocaust education program On July 10-16, educators from across Minnesota are gathering for a five-day seminar focused on lessons from the Holocaust and the Dakota Exile. The program takes place at a time when hate crimes and extremism are on […continue]

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Educators from Across US Gather in NY for Program on Holocaust Education, Human Rights at Time of Rising Extremism

20 educators from 15 US states along with two teachers from the EU are now in New York City for an advanced program on teaching Holocaust history and human rights from July 5-16. The seminar takes place at a time when hate crimes and extremism are on the rise, and while social justice and human […continue]

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ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO POLAND SPEAKS TO EDUCATORS EXPLORING HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION AMID WAR AND REFUGEE CRISIS

War and emerging refugee crisis in Ukraine paints a backdrop for educators’ seminar on human rights and genocide in Krakow and Warsaw The Ambassador of Israel to Poland, H.E. Yacov Livne, joins 30 educators from across Poland in Krakow and Warsaw from July 4-8 for a seminar designed to develop awareness of historical and current […continue]

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AUTHOR OF BOOK ABOUT “HERO” LITHUANIAN GRANDFATHER WHO WAS NAZI WAR CRIMINAL TO SPEAK IN VILNIUS HOLOCAUST PROGRAM

An American writer whose book about her grandfather’s Nazi wartime collaboration with Nazism set off a controversy in Lithuania, will speak at a Holocaust program in Vilnius, June 27-July 1. Silvia Foti, author of “The Nazi’s Granddaughter, How I Learned My Grandfather Was a War Criminal”, set out to write a book about Jonas Noreika, […continue]

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Hundreds of Teachers in the US and Europe Attend TOLI Holocaust Seminars

Hundreds of educators across the US and Europe are taking part in programs this summer about the Holocaust and the lessons that can be drawn today, a time of surging hate crimes and extremism. The programs are sponsored and organized by The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Education and Human Rights (TOLI). In the US, […continue]

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Montana Educators Program: Holocaust, Native American Persecution and Lessons for Today

Billings, MT – Seventeen educators from Montana will come together in Billings next week for a program that draws lessons from the Holocaust and the persecution of Native Americans at a time when extremism and hate crimes have surged in the US.  The teachers’ event, “Worlds Apart but Not Strangers,” June 19-24, is sponsored by […continue]

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Educators Gather virtually for Holocaust Education Program as Hate Crimes Surge, July 26-30

On July 26-30, educators from across Wisconsin will gather virtually to participate in a week-long seminar on teaching the Holocaust and the danger of intolerance. The seminar takes place as hate-fueled extremism and attacks on minorities have reached alarming levels in the US.  Looking to the Past to Envision the Future: Holocaust Education and Lessons […continue]

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Educators Gather in Albuquerque for Holocaust Education Program as Hate Crimes Surge, July 19-23

On July 19-23, educators from across New Mexico will gather in Albuquerque to participate in a week-long seminar focused on teaching the Holocaust, the danger of intolerance, and the impact on the diverse peoples of New Mexico.  The seminar takes place as hate-fueled extremism and attacks on minorities have reached alarming levels in the US.  […continue]

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Educators Gather in Salisbury for Holocaust Education Program as Hate Crimes Surge, July 18-23

On July 18-23, educators from across Maryland will gather in Salisbury to participate in a week-long seminar, The Holocaust, Human Rights, and the Role of Education. The program focuses on meaningful ways to teach the Holocaust and other events that reflect intolerance and persecution. Teachers will explore the history of the Holocaust and European antisemitism, […continue]

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Educators Gather in St. Cloud for Holocaust Education Program as Hate Crimes Surge

Program to focus on the roots of antisemitism and the impact of state and federal policy on Indigenous Peoples. On July 11-17, seventeen educators from Minnesota, Arizona, Massachusetts, and Mississippi will gather in St. Cloud to participate in a week-long seminar focused on teaching the Holocaust and Dakota Exile. Teachers will explore the parallels between […continue]

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For more information about The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI), please contact info@tolinstitute.org

TOLI is located at 58 East 79th Street in Manhattan. (get directions)