Getting to know the history of Kaunas Jews in a one–day seminar

At the beginning of August there was a seminar for teachers and educators held in Kaunas. The subject of the seminar – the history of Kaunas Jews: life before war, the Nazi occupation and the Holocaust.

The teachers visited Kaunas Seventh fort where they learnt about the 1941 July  Jewish massacre that began in this location. Later, the group of educators went to Kaunas synagogue to have a lecture about the Jewish religious traditions.

Thirty teachers and educators from Tolerance Education Centres participated in the seminar organised and funded by the Secretariat of the International Commission.