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HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION shines a spotlight on Mona and Willesden Lane

In this Children’s Author Series event, the Askwith Education Forum welcomed Mona Golabek, author of The Children of Willesden Lane. These books, written for different age groups, are stories of courage, perseverance, and resilience, centered on how Lisa Jura, Mona’s mother and a teenage refugee…

In the echoes of history, a story of humanity, hope

  ‘Follow your dreams. Be someone who stands up for what’s right in life.’ As published in The Boston Globe   The archbishop of Boston sits serenely and wordlessly beneath [...]


(Grades 3-9) Join us for a Virtual Field Trip that will dive into the history and legacy of the Kindertransport and explore with students what it means to be a […]

Concert Pianist Mona Golabek Brings Mother’s Story to Generation of Young Readers

Two new books published capture the extraordinary story of Lisa Jura, an Austrian Jewish refugee who survived the Holocaust and then pursued her dream to become a concert pianist. Hold […]

USC Shoah Foundation Partners with Hold On To Your Music to Create Groundbreaking Resources in Holocaust Education with $10 Million Koret Foundation Grant

USC Shoah Foundation —The Institute for Visual History and Education (USC Shoah Foundation) today announced a $10 million grant from the Koret Foundation…

TheatreWorks’ ‘The Pianist of Willesden Lane’: A one-woman musical celebration of humanity

“I feel I need another day or two to simply process the excellence and the intensely personal story I’ve just been told,” confided the lady I had befriended at the post show…

Teaching the Holocaust Is More Important Than Ever

Two recent studies show that the need for educational programs about the Holocaust has never been greater. Both the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany study and the Echoes & Reflections U.S. […]