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

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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 2021 Courses

The Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Center will be offering 4 online courses this fall. All courses are open to anyone interested. Coursework is posted online and students in the course may complete the assignments at their own pace within the course dates.

  • 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)

  • The David Labkovski Project

    The Art of David Labkovski -- "Resistance in the Vilna Ghetto"
    October 14, 2021 | 4 - 7 PM
    A special online program open to the community

    The David Labkovski Project advances knowledge of the Holocaust through the art of David Labkovski utilizing his history, paintings and sketches, the project emphasizes tolerance, acceptance and the importance of bearing witness to history.

    For more information, contact Jewish Nevada at info@jewishnevada.org.


Holocaust Education Resources

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