Our Witness to History Project – Survivor Presentations provide Delaware Valley students and adults the opportunity to hear first-hand testimony from one of our Holocaust Survivors, Liberators, or Resistors. These eyewitnesses are the richest and best way to educate our youth to emphasize the message that racial, ethnic, and religious hatred are social poisons that affect individual people and families and communities. The testimonies are appropriate for 5th – 12th grade students and are held at your school, at our museum facilities, or online via Skype.
This program lasts about an hour and fifteen minutes and includes a Q&A session, allowing the audience to engage in a meaningful dialogue with the speaker. A Museum Educator accompanies the speaker and provides background on Holocaust history as it relates to the speaker and facilitates the Q&A session.
The presentation is accompanied by images relating to the specific speaker including family photos and historical context photos. These are not graphic and are appropriate for a wide range of audiences.
Due to COVID-19 we will only be presenting virtual programs via Google Meet, Skype and Zoom. All on-site survivor presentations at schools are suspended until further notice.View Our Speakers Bureau Request a Program
Skype Connects Students to a Holocaust Survivor, Near and Far
In order to accommodate the growing technological advances in the classroom and to meet the increasing requests for programs outside of Greater Philadelphia, one of our Holocaust Survivors, Liberators, or Resistors can meet with your students through Skype. A Museum Educator assists in quality control of the visual presentation and facilitates a Q&A session at the end of the speaker’s testimony.The testimonies are appropriate for 5th – 12th grade students. This is possible through our partnership with Microsoft Corporation’s Skype in the Classroom.View Our Speakers Bureau Request a Program