TOLI Blog

2020
Jun 11

TOLI welcomes the passage of the Never Again Education Act, signed into law on May 28, which provides $10 million of funding for Holocaust education in the US. The money will be administered over five years by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. “As memory of the Holocaust is in decline and anti-Semitism and extremism are [...continue]

2020
Jun 10

A total of nine seminars for teachers were planned to take place in Europe in 2020, one in each of the following countries: Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Ukraine. Of these, only the seminar in Portugal was organized face to face at the end of February 2020, for a group of [...continue]

2020
Jun 10

In an effort to stay connected during this uncertain and difficult time, TOLI has scheduled a calendar of virtual events for all of the educators who have attended TOLI seminars, either in New York City or across the country.  In April, TOLI opened its virtual learning community by commemorating Yom HaShoah with an event featuring [...continue]

2020
Jun 5

   We at TOLI, like so many others, are deeply disturbed over the senseless killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Breonna Taylor in Louisville, and the far too many other Black people who have died because of systemic racism. It is unacceptable that the scourge of racism, inequality before the law and social injustice are [...continue]

2020
Feb 21

Inviting a Holocaust survivor to speak at a Minnesota school, a field trip by Michigan students to visit a Holocaust Center, and a student competition for a traveling exhibit in Romania – these are a few of the projects that were created, spurred by TOLI mini-grants in the US and Europe. TOLI offers teachers, alumni [...continue]

2020
Feb 21

Students who want to express the impact of the Holocaust through art have an opportunity to display their work through a new project launched this year by The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights. The exhibit was established in memory of Kathy Carlisle, a beloved TOLI participant and art teacher. TOLI teachers, graduates [...continue]

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