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July 8, 2014

The International School for Holocaust Studies

By Yad Vashem.. The 9th International Conference on Holocaust Education: Through Our Own Lens:
Reflecting on the Holocaust from Generation to Generation, will be broadcast live on this webpage of Yad Vashem between the 8-10th of July, 2014.

Click for sessions of Tuesday, July 8

Live Broadcast Schedule
Tuesday July 8, 2014
8:45-9:30 Opening Remarks
Chairperson: Dorit Novak, Director General, Yad Vashem
MK Rabbi Shai Piron, Minister of Education, Israel
Dr. Eyal Kaminka, Lily Safra Chair of Holocaust Education,Director, ISHS, Yad Vashem

9:30-10:00 Topic: Passing the Legacy on from Generation to Generation
Avner Shalev, Chairman, Yad Vashem Directorate

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-12:00 Topic: The 1st Generation: From Testimony to Collection
Chairperson: Prof. Steven Katz, Slater Professor of Jewish and Holocaust Studies, Boston University
Serge Klarsfeld and Arno Klarsfeld
Prof. Yehuda Bauer, Academic Advisor, Yad Vashem
The Film -“Weapons of the Spirit” with Prof. Patrick Henry

Wednesday July 9, 2014
8:45-9:45 Panel Discussion on the Film “Shoah” by Claude Lanzmann
Chairperson: Ephraim Kaye, ISHS
Shulamit Imber, Pedagogical Director, ISHS, Fred Hillman Chair in Memory of Janusz Korczak, Yad Vashem
Prof. Annette Insdorf, Director, Undergraduate Film Studies Columbia University
Liat Benhabib, Director of the Visual Center, Yad Vashem

9:45-10:15 Break

10:15-12:15 Presentations
Chairperson: Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe
Prof. Daniel Goldhagen, The Nature of the Perpetrators,”Hitler’s Willing Executioners”
Alexandra Zapruder, Diaries of Children in the Holocaust, “Salvaged Pages“
Michel Kichka, “Things I Never Told My Father”

Thursday July 10, 2014
8:45-11:00 Morning Plenary
Chairperson: Dr. Qian Tang, Assistant Director General for Education UNESCO

9:00 -9:25 Topic: The X, Y and Z Generation, Where do we go from here?
Dr. Eyal Kaminka, Lily Safra Chair of Holocaust Education, Director of ISHS, Yad Vashem

9:25-9:50 Topic: Technology, Ethics and the Holocaust
Prof. Yossi Matias, Managing Director, Israel R&D Center, Google

9:50-10:15 Topic: Digital Strategies Associated with New Pedagogical Approaches
Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director, USC Shoah Foundation for Visual History

10:15-10:40 Topic: Connecting Knowledge and Technology- Creating a Personal Virtual File
Dr. Haim Gertner, Director of Yad Vashem Archives, Fred Hillman Chair of Holocaust Documentation, Yad Vashem

10:40-11:00 Topic: The Future of Holocaust Education in the Age of Technology
Avner Shalev, Chairman, Yad Vashem Directorate

15:30-16:30 Topic: The Future of Holocaust Education- The Voices of the 4th Generation
Six students (18-25 years old) will share the motivation for their interest in the Holocaust
England- Lucy Hamwijk
China- Laura Han
Canada- Iain Beaumont
Poland- Lukasz Matysiak
Argentina- Maria Gonzalez Warcalde
Israel- Batya Brownstein

16:30-17:00 “Mu-Zika” – A Musical Performance by Israeli High School Musicians

17:00-17:30 Break

17:30-18:30 Closing Session in Memory of Izzy and Babs Asper
Chairperson: Shai Abramson, Consultant, The Asper Foundation, Israel
Keynote Presentation: Prof. Shlomo Breznitz, Former Rector and
President University of Haifa



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