The Holocaust Center has a program in which a survivor can come to your school or organization and speak about what happened to them during the Holocaust. We offer this program free of charge to any school or organization in the local Queens area. To find out more information about this program or to schedule a survivor for your school or organization, contact the Center directly at: (718) 281-5770.
The Holocaust Center offers group visits to our exhibits. Monday thru Thursday from 10:00am to 12:00 the center offers group visits to the Holocaust Center at no charge. This is available to schools grades 5th and up and organizations. The visit includes a docent tour of the exhibit and a movie in conjunction with the exhibit. You must make a reservation at least two weeks in advance for group visits.
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Literature-Based Teaching Trunks for Middle School Students
The literature-based trunks are designed to accommodate the needs of one class or a team of teachers. The material selected are appropriate for students of the middle school grade level.
There is no cost for borrowing a teaching trunk, except for the shipping of the trunk to and from your school.
Loan perios are for one month to six weeks and are available to public, private, and parochial schools throughout the five boroughs of New York City and including Long Island. The trunk will be dropped off to your classroom and picked up at the dates agreed upon.
The trunk focuses on the choices individuals and groups made during the Holocauast. The trunk examines the bystander, perpetrator, victim, and rescuer and how their choices affected their lives and the lives of the others. Materials include: videos, class sets of books and catalogs.