Community Connections:
A Town Hall Discussion on the future of Holocaust Education in Oregon

Sunday, October 28, 2012
12:30-16:00pm
Portland State University
Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 296/8
1825 SW Broadway, Portland



The Oregon Holocaust Resource Center (OHRC) will be hosting a one-day conference examining and discussing the future of Holocaust teaching and research. Organizations collaborating with OHRC in the town hall-style discussion include:

Portland State University
Jewish Family and Child Services
The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
The Institute for Judaic Studies
The Oregon Area Jewish Committee
The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

The theme of the conference reflects the inevitability of the post-survivor era. The day approaches when survivors, witnesses, and liberators will no longer be available to share their stories. Participants will examine and discuss the future of Holocaust teaching and research in the post-survivor era.

Participants in the conference recognize that this is a critical time in the history of Holocaust Education. As survivors pass, those teaching the lessons of the Holocaust must prepare for a time when the voices of survivors will no longer be available to tell their stories. This discussion will provide an opportunity to discuss how to move Holocaust teaching and research forward and to help ensure that it remains relevant today and into the future.

An open event, this discussion looks to invite input from across the
community; please visit the OHRC website at www.ohrconline.org to
register your name for free attendance for this event.

For further information, e-mail us at: info@portlandjudaicstudies.org