TEI: From Context to Classroom Part 1 (Full – Waitlist Only)

Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM) 2000 East Cary Street, Richmond

This class is now full. But please sign-up to be added to our waitlist. You will be notified if a space opens up! 2.5 Day Workshop Location: Virginia Holocaust Museum First two days: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Last day: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 45 Recertifications Points Session focus on the Holocaust’s historical background and pedagogy which link to the Virginia Standards of Learning requirements. You will hear historian-led lectures and learn about best practices and resources that you can use in the classroom when teaching the Holocaust. Educators will have opportunities to explore and interact with Museum resources. This course is open to teachers who have never completed the Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute. In order to complete class requirements you must fully participate, which includes pre-reading and the use of the online platform Canvas and a final project. Registration Fee: $30* Stipend: $200** *Reimbursed with successful completion of all class requirements **Paid with successful completion of all class requirements

TEI: From Context to Classroom Part II

Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM) 2000 East Cary Street, Richmond

From Context to Classroom Part II July 17-19 | 2.5 Day Workshop Location: Virginia Holocaust Museum First two days: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Last day: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm 45 Recertifications Points Sessions focus on the Holocaust’s historical background and pedagogy -- building upon From Context to Classroom Part I, allowing for a closer examination and a deeper understanding of this history. You will hear historian-led lectures and learn about best practices and resources that you can use in the classroom when teaching the Holocaust. Educators will have opportunities to explore and interact with Museum resources. This course is recommended for teachers who have already completed the first TEI class (From Context to Classroom Part I). In order to complete class requirements you must fully participate, which includes pre-reading and the use of the online platform Canvas and a final project. Registration Fee: $30* Stipend: $200** Click HERE to Register *Reimbursed with successful completion of all class requirements **Paid with successful completion of all class requirements

Jewish Community Night at the Diamond

Step up to the plate, baseball enthusiasts and community champions alike! It's time to gear up for an extraordinary evening celebrating faith night at The Diamond. Join us on Thursday, August 10, as we proudly celebrate the vibrant Richmond Jewish Community in a thrilling showdown as the Richmond Flying Squirrels take on the Bowie Baysox. Gates open at 5:30 PM; the game begins at 6:35 PM. This event welcomes all, from the tiniest sluggers to the most seasoned fans. Bring the whole family and experience the joy of cheering on our beloved Flying Squirrels while creating lasting memories together. As the sun sets, prepare for an awe-inspiring spectacle as the night sky lights up with dazzling fireworks.

$9.00

Closed for Rosh Hashanah

We will be closed for Rosh Hashanah on Sept. 16th. We will reopen as normal on Sept. 17th.

Free Teacher Workshop: Historical Thinking Skills Teacher Workshop

Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM) 2000 East Cary Street, Richmond

Historical Thinking Skills Teacher Workshop w/ the Virginia Museum of History & Culture + the Virginia Holocaust Museum Join educators from the Virginia Museum of History & Culture and the Virginia Holocaust Museum to engage with historical thinking skills through the project-based learning program Virginia History Day and the education resources of both institutions. Resources for grades 4-12 will be the focus of this event, but educators from all grade levels are encouraged to attend. All Virginia social studies educators, including from homeschools and private schools, are encouraged to attend. This free, in-person workshop will be held on Friday, September 22 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E Cary St, Richmond, VA 23223. Space is limited to the first 15 registrants, so register today! Participation in the workshop includes: * Coffee and light breakfast * $40 stipend * Certificate of participation for CEU points This workshop is sponsored in part by the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Eastern Region Program, coordinated by Waynesburg University.   TO REGISTER CLICK HERE!   Questions? Email Sam Florer at sflorer@virginiahistory.org

Closed for Yom Kippur

We will be closed for Yom Kippur on Sept. 25th. We will reopen as normal on Sept. 26th.

Museum Closure

Museum Closure   The Museum will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 17th due to construction. We will reopen as normal on Oct. 18th.

2023 Annual Meeting

Choral Synagogue Auditorium 2000 East Cary Street, Richmond, VA, United States

This years' Annual Meeting will feature a short concert of "The Music of Terezin" starring soprano, Susan Lewis Friedman, and pianist, Paul Dykstra, honoring the lives of the composers and musicians lost to the Holocaust, and showcasing works by Isle Weber, Gideon Klein and Simon Sargon.

Daffodil Project

Virginia Holocaust Museum (VHM) 2000 East Cary Street, Richmond

Please join local Jewish students for a private tour of VHM followed by planting 250 daffodils in the Museum's Memorial Garden. The daffodils will be planted in memory of the 1.5 million children who perished during the Holocaust, as part of the Daffodil Project, a "global initiative to plant a worldwide Living Holocaust Memorial." The event is sponsored by Congregation Or Atid and Virginia Holocaust Museum.