Claudio Epelman is executive director of the Latin American Jewish Congress, a regional branch of the World Jewish Congress.
Since 2018, three states have passed laws mandating Holocaust lessons in school.
Avner Shalev leads Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem.
Stuart Foster is executive director of the Centre for Holocaust Education at University College London. He led the center’s large-scale investigation into what students in the United Kingdom know about the Holocaust.
Jenny Carson is an education officer working on teacher training at the Holocaust Educational Trust. Her organization works to ensure children understand the Holocaust and successfully advocated for the Holocaust to be added to the United Kingdom’s national curriculum for history.
Meredith Weisel is the director of Maryland government and community relations for the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington. She’s argued that Holocaust education would reduce anti-Semitic incidents in schools.
Kori Street is the senior director of programs and operations for the Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education at the University of Southern California. She specializes in the use of Holocaust survivor testimonies in the classroom and has served on international and national committees on Holocaust remembrance and research. Arrange an interview through […]
Karen Small is the managing director of the Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life at Rutgers University. She oversees the school’s Holocaust Resource Center and helps lead training programs for educators.
Symone Sass coordinates the Meal Partners Program for Jewish Federation & Family Services of Orange County. The program organizes meals between Holocaust survivors and volunteers to reduce isolation and broaden survivors’ support systems.