The Ruth Fajerman Markowicz Holocaust Resource Center of Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo provides information, materials, workshops, speakers, and scholarships to teachers, students and the general public. The Resource Center, housed at JFGT, includes a lending library of books, periodicals, curricula and audio-visual materials (oral histories) dealing with the Holocaust and anti-semitism. The Resource Center also supports community events including the Diversity Program for area high school students and the annual Toledo area Yom HaShoah Observance.
For more information, please contact Hindea Markowicz, Resource Center Coordinator at email@example.com or Wendy Goldstein, Jewish Community Relations Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-724-0360.
Holocaust education programs and resources
Through a generous gift of the Markowicz family and others, the Toledo Jewish community has a significant collection of Holocaust education materials, archival information, periodicals and books related to the history of the Holocaust and the impact on six million Jews and millions of others including Seventh Day Adventists, Gypsies (Roma), Poles, homosexuals and other minorities or enemies of Nazi Germany.
These materials are available for loan by any member of the Toledo Jewish community, schools and teachers within the Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo service area, or others seeking to access research, biographical, or historical information on the Holocaust. For access to these materials please contact Wendy Goldstein, Jewish Community Relations Council Director at 419-724-0360 or email@example.com
Ruth Fajerman Markowicz Holocaust Resource Center Fund
A designated fund within the Toledo Jewish Community Foundation, the fund provides resources for the acquisition of additional materials for the Resource Center or for sponsorship of community Holocaust education programs and commemorative events. To make a contribution to the Fund please contact Arleen Levine, Toledo Jewish Community Foundation Director at 419-724-0355 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Holocaust Education Committee of the JFGT Jewish Community Relations Council
The Holocaust Education Committee is responsible for the coordination of Toledo’s Annual Holocaust Remembrance program coinciding with Yom HaShoah. Yom HaShoah was established by Israeli law in 1959 and has become synonymous with world wide gatherings in memory of those that perished in the Holocaust.
The Committee is also responsible for planning an Annual Diversity Program offered to area high school students that focuses on the Holocaust, Holocaust education, and/or the relevance of the Holocaust to contemporary historical events. Committee members may also be available to work with educators, students, or other interested parties in accessing the materials available from the Ruth Fajerman Markowicz Holocaust Resource Center, and/or the planning of activities, educational programs, or providing speakers on the Holocaust.
Staff and Volunteer Resources
The Director of the JFGT Jewish Community Relations Council is the primary contact for those seeking additional information on Holocaust events, commemorations, resource materials or speakers. The Director provides staff support for the UJC Toledo-JCRC Holocaust Education Committee.
Members of the Holocaust Education Committee are volunteers from the Toledo Jewish community. The chairperson of the Committee is also a member of the JFGT Community Relations Council.
Please contact Wendy Goldstein, Director of the UJC Toledo Jewish Community Relations Committee for additional information or to learn more about volunteer opportunities and programs within the JCRC. 419-724-0360 or email@example.com