Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education Application 2024 Instructions


The Holocaust Commission of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater wishes to honor teachers in Hampton Roads public or private schools who have demonstrated excellence in Holocaust education. Out of area teachers are also welcome to apply, with adjustments to the locally focused segments of the award. 


  • A full scholarship, including accommodations (if we are back to in person programs), to attend the Alexander Lebenstein Teacher Education Institute at the Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond, Virginia, or the Belfer Conference at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
  • Funds for a bus for their students to take a field trip to the Virginia Holocaust Museum, once field trips are safe again. (Admission is free).




If you have had the opportunity to teach the lessons of the Holocaust, we encourage you to apply.



If you have questions, please contact:

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Suite 200
Virginia Beach, VA  23462
Attn: Holocaust Commission