Blog Archives

Connecting Students to History

Students from Carrie McCallum’s Holocaust and Genocide Literature class at St. Helen’s High School traveled to Portland, Oregon to tour the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park and hear Holocaust survivor Miriam Greenstein speak at the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center. Prior to the excursion and as part of the curriculum for the class, students read […continue]

Read More

Field trip to New York City and Washington, DC with York College Students

This grant supported a travel course at York College in York, Nebraska. The course, “The Holocaust: Special Studies,” was designed and taught by Erin DeHart, with co-facilitator, Chris Luther. It is a summer course in which undergraduate students complete classroom activities and then travel in NYC and Washington DC studying the Holocaust through experiential learning. […continue]

Read More

Holocaust in History Student Tour

In June 2012, Ginny Hoke along with eight current and former Thurston High School students joined thirty students and four teachers from Clackamas, Oregon, and Fishers, Indiana, to travel on a Holocaust in History tour to Germany, Poland, and the Czech Republic. The group from Thurston High School represents students who have taken on leadership […continue]

Read More

Remembering What You Saw

In February 2010 and then again in 2011, Sue Fletcher, along with students from her freshman composition course, visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum with support from the Memorial Library. This experience serves as the culmination of a Freshman Composition course taught by Ms. Fletcher and her colleague, Luke Horn. Their primary focus is […continue]

Read More


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

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