Saturday, November 7

Time: 10am-11:30am

The Virginia Holocaust Museum along with Yahad In Unum present “Holocaust by Bullets In the Occupied Soviet Territories.” A 90 minute teacher webinar scheduled for November 7, 10am-11:30am.

What is Holocaust by Bullets?

On June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany invaded the Soviet Union. This act of war sounded the death bell for the Jewish populations of Eastern Europe. More than two million Jews were killed through the use of bullets by Nazi mobile-killing units and their collaborators. This practice of extermination has come to be designated as the “Holocaust by bullets” or “genocide by mass shooting.” The executioners massacred the victims in their villages, before the eyes of their neighbors.

What's Included

  1. Short overview of the Holocaust by Bullets as a mobile and public crime
  2. Short overview of Yahad – In Unum’s investigative methodology
  3. Viewing and analysis of an excerpt from an eyewitness testimony
  4. Analysis of the five steps of the crime typical of nearly every mass-shooting perpetrated by the Einsatzgruppen in the former Soviet Union
  5. Presentation of In Evidence, the interactive map of the killing site identified by Yahad – In Unum and of different ways for its pedagogical use
  6. Presentation of Yahad – In Unum’s Study Guide for Educators and its various activities to be used in a virtual or face-to-face classroom setting

Program Goals

Through this 90-minute webinar, Yahad-In Unum aims at providing teachers and educators with a condensed overview of this little-known chapter of the Holocaust history, an outline of our research methodology and a number of educational tools to be used in an online or face-to-face classroom setting.

Cost

This workshop is completely FREE and recommended for High School teachers. The workshop will be held via Zoom, participants will be sent the link prior to the workshop.

Registration Deadline

Registration deadline is November 6, 2020

Questions?  Please email Megan Ferenczy, Director of Education, mferenczy@vaholocaust.org

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