international activities

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2014

Yorkville, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with Simone Liebster and elementary, middle, and high school students.
November 22

2014 Yorkville, Illinois - USA

Columbia City, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with Simone Liebster and 70 middle and high school students and members of the community at Peabody Public Library.
November 1

Arizona Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference, Mesa, Arizona - USA

Held at Mesa Community College, the conference theme was "Today's Students, Tomorrow's Citizens!" Exhibitors Renee Ochsner and Kristin Walter shared information about the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses and curriculum materials from the Arnold-Liebster Foundation website.
Arizona Council for the Social Studies includes the Arnold-Liebster Foundation on its Websites of A.C.S.S. Affiliated Organizations & Classroom Resources for teachers and social studies specialists.
October 25

Arizona Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference, Mesa, Arizona - USA

 

Florida Council for the Social Studies Conference, Orlando, Florida - USA

Educators gathered at Embassy Suites Orlando-Lake Buena Vista South for the 57th annual conference. Exhibitor Carol Confehr provided information about the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses and curriculum materials on the Arnold-Liebster Foundation website.
The Florida Department of Education Task Force on Holocaust Education website includes the Arnold-Liebster Foundation on its Classroom Resources page under Resource Links.
October 24-26

Florida Council for the Social Studies Conference, Orlando, Florida - USA

Wawasee Middle School, Syracuse, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 204 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
October 20

Illinois Council for the Social Studies, Palatine,
Illinois - USA

The Fall Conference was held at Harper College. Gaye Flowers and Marge Fulton presented a teacher workshop with the theme "Standing Up, Standing Firm, Speaking Out" that included a Skype interview with Simone Liebster in France. An exhibit table featured curriculum materials related to the Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses.
October 17

Illinois Council for the Social Studies, Palatine, Illinois - USA

Florida Holocaust Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida - USA

Jehovah's Witnesses: Faith Under Fire is on exhibition from September 13, 2014 through January 11, 2015.
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Seminole, Florida - USA

Skype conference with American Sign Language students and Simone Liebster.
September 27

Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with middle and high school foreign exchange students and Simone Liebster. The students were from China, South Korea, and Ukraine.
August 6

Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois - USA Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, Illinois - USA

Moline High School, Moline, Illinois - USA

Skype conference with 11th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 22

Mountain Sky Junior High School, Phoenix, Arizona - USA

Two Skype conferences with 8th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 19

Mountain Sky Junior High School, Phoenix, Arizona - USA

Boston Latin Academy, Dorchester, Massachusetts - USA

Skype conference with 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 16

Napoleon High School, Napoleon, Ohio - USA

Two Skype conferences with 10th grade students and Simone Liebster.
May 15

Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, Rock Island, Illinois - USA

Exhibit "Jehovah's Witnesses - Faith Under Fire" The 33rd Annual Quad Cities Holocaust Remembrance
April 27

Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, Rock Island, Illinois - USA

Warsaw, Indiana - USA

Skype conference with 6th grade students and Simone Liebster.
April 24

Memphis, Tennessee - USA

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
April 19

Basalt Middle School, Basalt, Colorado - USA

Two Skype conferences with 8th grade students and Simone Liebster. April 8

>> Basalt Middle School 8th grade students interviewed a Holocaust survivor and read and wrote remarkable poetry and reflections on what they learned.

>> Article from The Aspen Times, April 21, 2014

Basalt Middle School, Basalt, Colorado - USA
Michell Cabrera, left, and Natalie Simonsen, both eighth graders at Basalt Middle School, speak with Simone Liebster via Skype. Liebster is a Holocaust survivor and addressed more than 100 students through Skype in Basalt earlier this month. She shared stories about her youth in France during the World War II German occupation

Charlotte, North Carolina - USA

Skype conference with a group of Spanish students and Simone Liebster.
March 29

Chimacum Middle School, Chimacum, Washington - USA

Skype conference with 7th grade students and Simone Liebster.
March 27

Illinois Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference, Peoria, Illinois - USA

The conference was held at Bradley University and included a session by Gaye Flowers and Marge Fulton. Their theme was "Standing Up, Standing Firm, Speaking Out" and featured a Skype interview with Simone Liebster. An exhibit table provided curriculum resources for educators.
March 21

Norwood, Massachusetts - USA

Skype conference with a group of middle and high school students and Simone Liebster.
February 20

Basalt Regional Library, Colorado - USA

The Library held a Special Author Event via Skype with Simone Liebster, author of "Facing the Lion: Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe." 100 people were in attendance from the local community and schools.
January 20
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