Holocaust Education Task Force

The Holocaust Education Task Force is composed of community members and agencies who collaborate on programing and share information to help ensure that Holocaust education remains a priority throughout the state of Nevada.

Holocaust Initiatives

Educational initiatives in our community and beyond

Give Today

To further Holocaust initiatives in our community and throughout the state of Nevada

Heidi Sarno Straus

Chair, Holocaust Education

The Women in the Holocaust Book club features books curated by Heidi Straus and Susan Dubin.

Open to both men and women, we use these books as a starting point to consider the vast range of women's Holocaust experiences.


Books Covered To Date

Irene's Children by Tilar Mazzeo

All But My Life by Gerda Weissman-Klein

Survivor Cafe by Elizabeth Rosner

In My Hands by Irene Gut Opdyke

Anne Frank, Diary of a Young Girl

The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek

Fall 2023 Courses

The Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center will be offering many in-person and online courses this fall. Holocaust Education classes and workshops are open to Nevada teachers for Professional Development Credit as well as anyone with an interest in learning. Coursework is posted online and students in the course may complete the assignments at their own pace within the course dates.

September 6 - October 1

3758 Anne Frank

3731 Liberation


October 1 - November 1

3702 Music and Art

3691 Rescuers


November 2 - November 16
3617 Practical Approach to Teaching the 

  • Holocaust Education Day at Nellis Air a force Base

    Heidi Straus & Stefanie Tuzman at Holocaust Education Day at Nellis Air a force Base

  • Valley High School Field Trip

    Canter's Deli and Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

  • Yom YaShoah Commemoration

    The WP Pomegranate event coincided with this day of remembrance. Each guest received a candle with the name and date of one who perished in the Holocaust. We were honored to share the evening with Holocaust survivor Simone Salen. Lighting a commemorative candle, (Lt-Rt) are Darcy Spears and Annette Aerenson.

  • Congratulations, Educators!

    Congratulations go out to 5 winners who attended the Nevada Holocaust Educators Conference and won the essay contest about how they will use the Holocaust Education in their classrooms next year! Among the winners include
    Jamie Lofthouse, Adriana Guizar, Jamis Quashnock, Amy Grace, and Agnes Poliquin (Pictured)

  • Stephen Nasser Day

    Mayor Carolyn Goodman declared May 6, 2021, as Stephen Nasser Day. A Holocaust Survivor, Stephen "Pista" Nasser was the sole survivor of 21 family members who perished. He is the author of "My Brother's Voice," has produced a play about his survival and tours the country speaking to students about the dangers of bullying and hate. (Pictured: Francoise Nasser, Stefanie Tuzman, Stephen Nassar and Heidi Straus)


Holocaust Education Resources

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