Yad Vashem launches English on-line course

Yad Vashem launched its first on-line Holocaust-education course in English on Monday, Israel's Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority said. The 20-week course, which is open to educators and the public at large around the world, will cover Jewish life throughout Europe during the two hundred years prior to World War Two; Germany 1918-1939; Jewish life in the Ghettos; The "Final Solution"; Commemoration and Remembrance. Eligible graduates will receive a certificate for the completion of the course, which has previously only been available in Hebrew.