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A Readers Theater & Discussion of the events leading up to Kristallnacht

Karen Shawn, Editor-in-Chief of PRISM Journal and a Professor at Azrieli

Join us on January 27, 2021 for an event exploring the events of Kristallnacht

A Readers Theater by the students of Fruitport High School and our guest Karen Sawn

Karen Shawn, Ph.D., is associate professor of Jewish education and administration at the Azrieli Graduate School of Yeshiva University (YU) and founding editor of YU’s publication PRISM: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Holocaust Educators. She taught Holocaust education in the Yad Vashem Summer Seminars for a decade and served as educational consultant for the American Friends of the Ghetto Fighters’ House. She is co-editor, with Dr. Keren Goldfrad, of the anthology The Call of Memory: Learning about the Holocaust Through Narrative (2008) and its companion teacher’s guide. Her most recent presentation was in Israel at the 2019 Future of Holocaust Testimonies V conference, and her current research is focused on alternatives to traditional Holocaust curricula in American schools.

There will be two zoom sessions available: 10:00AM and 7:00PM. Register by visiting