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Global Education Through Film: Identity Building in Israel

Global Education Through Film: Identity Building in Israel

Sylvia Frankel, an adjunct member of the faculty of the Religious Studies Department at Lewis and Clark College, speaks at a workshop for educators focused on the use of film to teach about international topics in the K-12 classroom. Frankel served as director of the Oregon Holocaust Resource Center from 1983-1995. In that capacity she built up an oral history archive of Holocaust survivors, refugees, and concentration camp liberators. Frankel continues to be engaged in oral history activities under the aegis of the Oregon Jewish Museum. She is also on the faculty of the local Florence Melton Adult Mini School, a program developed by Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Frankel has taught classes on Jewish History, the Holocaust, and Israeli literature at Portland State University, Reed College, and Marylhurst. she organizes an annual Women's Day of Jewish Learning, in the Jewish community, with a focus on biblical women. She has directed and produced two videos based on her oral histories.