21st Annual Martin and Doris Rosen Symposium, 2023

The Holocaust and Lessons For Today

“The Holocaust is not just Jewish history; it is humanity’s history and we must understand it if we are to prevent it from happening again."

Save the Date! July 7-13th

Registration Forms and Scholarship Applications Open February 15, 2023.

Welcome to the archives of the Center's Symposium events. This years symposium will be guided by the theme "The Holocaust and Lessons For Today." Find Registration and Scholarship Details here soon. 

Why should I attend the Symposium? 

  • Acquire 4 CEU credits (for 40-contact hours).
  • Develop multiple lesson plans on the Holocaust and social justice issues.
  • Receive a starter set of Holocaust-related texts.
  • Gain knowledge on the facts of the Holocaust and Judaism and issues of censorship and social justice.
  • Make connections to experts willing to help during the school year
  • Learn how to use multimedia and experiential learning to enhance lessons on the Holocaust, ie, field trips, incorporate art, film
  • Learn how to evaluate the best Holocaust-related texts for your students.
  • Gain access to survivor testimony and expert support over the year.
  • Earn a certificate of completion. 

Location: Appalachian State University Campus

Dates: July 7-13

Cost: $1575—full scholarships available

Scholarship: Full scholarships available for 35 attendees. To apply visit the link here:

Cost Includes: Books, all speakers and workshops, meals, lodging, limited transportation fees, and more

Symposium Directors: Lee Holder and Amy Hudnall

RegistrationVisit this site to register:

$30 registration fee. Partial registration or attendance possible, please contact the Center at

CJHPS partners with the leading Holocaust teaching and research institutions worldwide, including Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

This Conference is supported in part by the Claims Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany and the Martin and Doris Rosen Symposium Endowment.