30 teaching hours, equivalent to 2 ECTS
Yoni Berrous was born in France and made Aliyah with his family in 1992. He has a MA in International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2007 he began working as a guide for students and Israeli security personnel at Yad Vashem. Currently he is the Head of the European Jewish Programming in the International School for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem. He is responsible for Holocaust educational training for formal and informal educators from Jewish communities in Europe.
Yad Vashem Seminar series consists of two parts. The first part takes place in Stockholm during the autumn and it serves as an introduction to the Yad Vashem Seminar, which will take place in Jerusalem in January. The autumn session focuses on the Educational Approach of Yad Vashem, on the definition of the terms that will be used, and on the challenges related to the topic of the Holocaust. In Yad Vashem, the students will join the Seminar ‘Teaching about the Holocaust, Antisemitism and Jewish Identity’. It is based on a multidisciplinary approach that will be presented by professors and experts from Yad Vashem and other institutions on History, Art, Philosophy, Theology, Sociology, Politics and Pedagogy.