Teacher Workshop: The Holocaust and the Human Spirit Within It


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Join us for this inter-disciplinary workshop, facilitated by Sheryl Ochayon, a leader in the field of Holocaust education from Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem.

Broken into four distinct sessions, this workshop will explore the Final Solution through a variety of different lenses, as well as the spirit of human resilience during atrocity.

All four sessions are included in registration. Join educators from across the state for this networking and pedagogical opportunity.


  • The Final Solution Through Literature, Photography, Art, and Testimony
  • Jewish Resistance
  • Rescue
  • Women in the Holocaust


ABOUT Sheryl Ochayon

Sheryl Silver Ochayon holds a law degree from Harvard Law School, a BA in History from the State University of New York at Binghamton, and a Certificate in Genocide Studies from Stockton University.

After a long legal career, she followed her passion for Holocaust education. She began working for the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in 2005, guiding in the Holocaust history museum, writing and developing online courses for educators around the world and creating educational videos. Currently, Sheryl is Yad Vashem’s Program Director for Echoes & Reflections, a program that empowers American middle and high school educators to confidently teach the Holocaust, with dynamic classroom materials and professional development.


Parking is available in the deck behind Temple Emanu-El. Access is from the alley off Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. South (21st Street South).
Please park on level 2 or above.



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PS Section #: 497504

Section Title: UABRIC-The Holocaust and the Human Spirit Within It

Date/Time(s): 04/04/2024, 9:00AM- 3:15PM

Location: Alabama Holocaust Education Center


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Apr 04 2024


8:15 am - 3:15 pm


Alabama Holocaust Education Center
2100 Highland Avenue South, Suite 101