Israel, UNESCO to jointly promote Holocaust education
03/08/11
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JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Israel and UNESCO have signed an agreement to promote Holocaust education and combat its denial.

The agreement signed Monday in Paris between Israel and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization commits to the establishment of a center within the organization devoted entirely to developing and promoting Holocaust education and combating its denial worldwide. The new center will function in accordance with resolutions adopted at the U.N. General Assembly in New York and UNESCO, according to Israel's Foreign Ministry.

Israel will fund part of the project "after reaching understandings with UNESCO regarding its treatment of political issues on the agenda," according to the Foreign Ministry.

The agreement was signed by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Ambassador Nimrod Barkan, Permanent Delegate of Israel to UNESCO.

 

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03/10/2011 - 16:17

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RABBI DR. BERNHARD ROSENBERG HAS produced a FREE PDF download of a full traditional Maariv service (Hebrew/English/transliteration - Davka reader-friendly and not academic transliteration) for Yom HaShoah.

It can be found at http://www.jewishfreeware.org/downloads/YOM%20HASHOAH/

This PDF download also includes an Appendix of 4 Sample/Model Inter-Faith Community Programs and a very large Appendix of Readings, Poetry, Essays, materials for creating your own synagogue or community program.

I am reaching out to Orthodox, Reform, Reconstructionist colleagues The good news is that hundreds of Holocaust organizations, Museums, education programs are already downloading, and hopefully will have collaborated in producing another major resource for use internationally.

Rabbi Dr. Bernhard Rosenberg, Holocaust scholar CREATED a Holocaust siddur. In addition to the Mincha/ Maariv prayers, IT CONTAINS PROGRAMMING MATERIAL, POEMS, ESSAYS , ETC.
Here is the URL to reach The Rosenberg Siddur and Program Materials posted on www.jewishfreeware.org.
IT IS FREE. PLEASE SHARE WITH OTHER HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS AND ORGANIZATIONS .

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