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Sunday, September 11 • 5:45pm - 6:45pm
Holocaust Education: How some assignments fuel antisemitism and what we can do to make a positive difference

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As the author of The Assignment, Liza Wiemer has done extensive research into Holocaust education, revealing and stopping numerous inappropriate assignments that promote antisemitism and other forms of hatred, including in schools. Through her work, she is helping educators and students connect the past with what is transpiring in society today. In this session, Liza will share behind-the-scenes information, the broad impact these assignments have on the world, and how her novel is changing parents', teachers’, and students’ perspectives, empowering them to be upstanders for a better world.

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Liza Wiemer

Liza is an award-winning educator with over 25 years of teaching experience. Her crossover novel, The Assignment, was published by Delacorte Press and has received numerous honours, including being named a 2021 Sydney Taylor Notable Book. To date, The Assignment has also been published... Read More →

Sunday September 11, 2022 5:45pm - 6:45pm AEST
Room 6

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