Day of Learning

Presented each spring in San Francisco, the Day of Learning had more than 750 student and educator participants in 2015.

Join us for next year’s event. Check back in January 2016 to register.


Galileo High School in San Francisco
1150 Francisco Street
FREE! Pre-registration required. Lunch provided.
For students (grades 8 – 12) and educators

Students and educators from all public and private schools throughout California are invited to gain a deeper understanding of the Holocaust and patterns of genocide in order to inspire moral courage and social responsibility in the future. At last year’s event, over 750 students and teachers participated from 100 different schools.

Meet the Day of Learning 2015 faculty >

See  Day of Learning 2015 workshop descriptions >

Download the Day of Learning Flyer >


The JFCS Holocaust Center invites schools and youth groups to join us as partners for the Day of Learning. To learn more about this partnership opportunity, contact Morgan Blum Schneider at 415-449-1289 or

The Day of Learning is a program of the Preisler Shorenstein Institute for Holocaust Education. The Day of Learning is co-presented by Bishop O’Dowd High School; Central Valley Holocaust Educators’ Network; Contemporary Jewish Museum; the Curriculum Initiative; Facing History and Ourselves; Galileo Academy of Science and Technology; the Genocide Education Project; Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School; Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation; Lehrhaus Judaica; Mercy High School’s Helen and Joe Farkas Center for the Study of the Holocaust; San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition; San Francisco Unified School District; USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education; Yad Vashem: The International School for Holocaust Studies.