SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will be offering a week of special programming to help Texas schools fulfill the educational mandates set by the state with the passage of Senate Bill 1828. The event will include virtual presentations each day of the week of Monday, January 25 thru Friday, January 29, 2021.
To register: https://www.hmmsa.org/thrw-2021
During Remembrance Week, educators around the state will be providing age-appropriate instruction for all their students about the Holocaust using materials created, or approved by, the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission. The Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio is honored to have been selected by the TH&GC as a recommended resource for educators and source of educational materials for use during the Holocaust Remembrance Week.
The HMMSA will be offering twenty special topic presentations during the week along with a variety of teacher workshops and resources leading up to the event. The focus of the lectures will be on instilling in the students, educators, and general audience Elie Wiesel's message that "the opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference."
The museum will be offering 2 live virtual presentations each day (January 25-29, 2021) through Zoom Webinar. All live presentations will be recorded and can also be viewed on our website. HMMSA will also be providing 2 prerecorded video presentations each day (January 25-29, 2021) on the website that will be available on-demand.
ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF SAN ANTONIO
"To light the path to a better world where all of us see ourselves in the faces of strangers." — Maxine Cohen, HMMSA Founding Director
The Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio opened its doors to the public at its current location in May 2000 and is the only museum dedicated to Holocaust history and education in Southwest Texas. Each year, thousands of students, educators, and visitors experience the museum where they learn about the dangers of hatred, anger, and apathy.
Eva LaPorte, Jewish Federation of San Antonio/Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio, 210.562.0736, [email protected]
Leslie Komet Ausburn, Komet Marketing Communications Inc., 2103268992, [email protected]
SOURCE Jewish Federation of San Antonio/Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio