For Students

Guest Lectures

Some Guest Lectures may be appropriate to students. Lecturers speak on a variety of topics related to the study of the Holocaust, the promotion of tolerance and learning more about genocides. Lectures are listed on the event calendar online as well as publicized in the local media. Questions can be directed to

Covenant of Remembrance for those celebrating a Bar- or Bat-Mitzvah

A “Covenant of Remembrance” is a special addition to a Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony that connects this joyous occasion to an important event in our past. It offers a rich learning experience to the child embarking on this rite of passage into full membership in the Jewish People. It also remembers and memorializes a child who died during the Holocaust. The Bar/Bat Mitzvah candidate learns about one of the 1.5 million Jewish children who perished during the Holocaust. Participating in this program can…
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Girl Scout Patch for Museum/Center

A successful collaboration between eight Dallas history museums and the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas has resulted in the “History Museums Explorers Patch.” The patch, designed in the shape of a flag pole, is unique to Dallas and underscores (as does the previous story) how our move from the basement of the JCC to the heart of downtown Dallas has changed the way that we are perceived and the way that we interact with the community. The History Museums Explorers Patch is a progressive patch designed to help girls discover about history museums and their influences and impacts on society. It adheres to the Girl Scout’s national organization’s values. Participants earn the patch by visiting each museum, answering questions, and fulfilling other educational tasks. Flags of each Museum can be added until they all eight are collected.
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