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October 2022

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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah All Day
General
Sep 26, 2022 (All Day)
Shana tova!
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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah All Day
General
Sep 27, 2022 (All Day)
Shana tova!
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Helen Marks
Holocaust Speaker Series: Helen Marks 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Sep 28, 2022 at 11:00am
The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 10:00AM (Central), features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Join Holocaust & Humanity Center on Wednesday, September 28 at 10:00AM via Zoom with Helen Marks.
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The Enduring Legacy of Chaim Gross
The Enduring Legacy of Chaim Gross 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Sep 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
This program delves into Gross’s biography, work, and the legacy that the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation continues to preserve for the public benefit. Featuring Mimi Gross, President of the Foundation and daughter of Renee and Chaim Gross, and Sasha Davis, Executive Director of the Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation.
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The Digitization of Genocide Memory: Consequences and Contestation
The Digitization of Genocide Memory: Consequences and Contestation 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Sep 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center as Dr. David J. Simon, Director of the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University, discusses the memorialization of mass atrocities and genocide across a vast array of digital technologies, including both academic settings and unexpected virtual spaces like Minecraft, YouTube, and TikTok.
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"Forgotten, Ignored, and Distorted Histories of Romani People: Past and Present"
"Forgotten, Ignored, and Distorted Histories of Romani People: Past and Present" 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 29, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Sep 29, 2022 at 12:00pm
Groundbreaking scholars Ethel Brooks, Ioanida Costache, and László Csősz move between past and present and draw upon testimonies and documents as they plumb the history of anti-Roma racist violence, and the erasure of that history even as the violence persists.
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Foundations of Holocaust Education (Part 1 of 3)
Foundations of Holocaust Education (Part 1 of 3) 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Sep 29, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 29, 2022 at 7:30pm
This is the first session of a three-part program sponsored by Yahad-In Unum and Echoes & Reflections. *Registration and attendance for all sessions is required, and sessions will not be recorded. Registration is limited to in-classroom teachers only.*
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Disability Awareness Month: “Science” That Maimed
Disability Awareness Month: “Science” That Maimed 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 3, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Oct 3, 2022 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum during Disability Awareness Month to learn about the innocent women subjected to experiments in the name of science.
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Fighting Back: Commemorating the Jewish Uprisings at Sobibór and Auschwitz
Fighting Back: Commemorating the Jewish Uprisings at Sobibór and Auschwitz 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 3, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 3, 2022 at 3:00pm
The month of October marks the anniversaries of the uprisings that Jewish prisoners carried out at two Nazi death camps. In commemoration of these stunning acts of bravery, Echoes & Reflections will discuss these events, and resistance more broadly.
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HMMSA Workshop: Choices Matter: Complicity and Action During the Holocaust
HMMSA Workshop: Choices Matter: Complicity and Action During the Holocaust 5:30pm - 7:30pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 3, 2022 at 5:30pm
Ends Oct 3, 2022 at 7:30pm
Examine the consequences of inaction and the courage and difficult choices of those who rescued and resisted during the Holocaust. Educators also learn how to support students to implement an action-oriented project influenced by the lessons of this history.
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Latino Americans Sacrificing to Serve Their Country
Latino Americans Sacrificing to Serve Their Country 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 3, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 3, 2022 at 7:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a special presentation by Christina Chavarría, Program Coordinator, Education Initiatives, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, on the experience of Tony Acevedo, a devoted American despite his Mexican heritage discrimination.
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Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur All Day
General
Oct 5, 2022 (All Day)
It is possible that Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe Yom Kippur will be out of the office.
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Holocaust by Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe (Part 2 of 3)
Holocaust by Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe (Part 2 of 3) 7:00pm - 8:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 6, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Oct 6, 2022 at 8:30pm
This is the second session of a three-part program sponsored by Yahad-In Unum and Echoes & Reflections. *Registration and attendance for all sessions is required, and sessions will not be recorded. Registration is limited to in-classroom teachers only.*
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Hidden Children in Catholic France: Between Trauma and Normalcy
Hidden Children in Catholic France: Between Trauma and Normalcy 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 11, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 11, 2022 at 3:00pm
During the Holocaust, Jewish children of all ages were at times hidden among other students within Catholic institutions as seen in films such as "Au Revoir Les Enfants." Their lives were completely uprooted as they were placed in a religious environment completely different from what they knew.
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Live Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger & Filmmaker Lynn Novick
Live Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger & Filmmaker Lynn Novick 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 11, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
With the international debut of "The U.S. and the Holocaust," filmmaker Lynn Novick will be joined by featured Holocaust survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger to discuss the importance of first-person testimony in teaching about Holocaust history, as well as American history.
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Teaching About Americans and the Holocaust Using Historical Newspapers
Teaching About Americans and the Holocaust Using Historical Newspapers 3:30pm - 5:00pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 12, 2022 at 3:30pm
Ends Oct 12, 2022 at 5:00pm
Join the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn about how to utilize historical newspapers to teach about the American response to the Holocaust.
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Mapping the Holocaust by Bullets
Mapping the Holocaust by Bullets 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 13, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Oct 13, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join Dr. Ewa Schaller, Senior Program Officer, Educator and Education Coordinator at American Friends of Yahad-In Unum, for a discussion about investigations into the fate of the Jewish communities in the former Soviet Union.
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It Happened in a Village in Eastern Europe - A Case Study (Part 3 of 3)
It Happened in a Village in Eastern Europe - A Case Study (Part 3 of 3) 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 13, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 13, 2022 at 7:30pm
This is the final session of a three-part program sponsored by Yahad-In Unum and Echoes & Reflections. *Registration and attendance for all sessions is required, and sessions will not be recorded. Registration is limited to in-classroom teachers only.*
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Home-school Day
Home-school Day 9:00am - 12:30pm (3h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 18, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Oct 18, 2022 at 12:30pm
Join the Education Staff of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a day of learning for home-school students!
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Foundations of Holocaust Education
Foundations of Holocaust Education 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 19, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 19, 2022 at 3:00pm
Participants will explore testimonies, maps, poems, and artwork to teach about antisemitism and intolerance, resistance and resilience, memory & justice after the Holocaust, while gaining a range of instructional strategies to support students' study and reflection of Holocaust and its ongoing meaning in the world today.
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Confronting the Past for the Sake of the Future
Confronting the Past for the Sake of the Future 5:00pm - 6:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 19, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Oct 19, 2022 at 6:30pm
Join the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College for "Confronting the Past for the Sake of the Future." Introducing "New Voices": An Innovative Approach to Holocaust Education
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Author Speaker Series featuring HMMSA: A Conversation with Dan Grunfeld
Author Speaker Series featuring HMMSA: A Conversation with Dan Grunfeld 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 20, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Oct 20, 2022 at 8:00pm
Author Speaker Series Co-presented with Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio: "By The Grace of The Game" by Dan Grunfeld
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PATCHES: The White Rose Society
PATCHES: The White Rose Society 1:00pm - 4:00pm (3h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 23, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends Oct 23, 2022 at 4:00pm
Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio annually hosts its PATCHES – Others Deemed Dangerous or Inferior program, which highlights other groups outside of the Jewish people victimized by the Nazis during the Holocaust.
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The Inextinguishable Symphony
The Inextinguishable Symphony 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 23, 2022 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 23, 2022 at 5:00pm
The Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami, School of Education & Human Development is proud to announce the Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation Holocaust/Jewish themed Sunday Salon Series.
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Antisemitism: Educating About the Dangers of Hate
Antisemitism: Educating About the Dangers of Hate 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 25, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Oct 25, 2022 at 4:00pm
In Echoes & Reflections' new online activities for students, Explore the Past, Shape the Future, they explore this question and the role antisemitism played in the escalation of the Holocaust.
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White Supremacy in 2022: The Landmark Charlottesville Trial & The Path Forward
White Supremacy in 2022: The Landmark Charlottesville Trial & The Path Forward 7:00pm - 8:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 25, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Oct 25, 2022 at 8:30pm
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Stories from Ukraine Webinar
Stories from Ukraine Webinar 4:30pm - 6:00pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 26, 2022 at 4:30pm
Ends Oct 26, 2022 at 6:00pm
In this 90-minute online exploration of stories from Ukraine, Centropa will share user-friendly resources for teaching about Ukraine in the 20th and 21st centuries.
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Chroniclers and Smugglers: Documenting History and Preserving Culture as Resistance in the Warsaw and Vilna Ghettos
Chroniclers and Smugglers: Documenting History and Preserving Culture as Resistance in the Warsaw and Vilna Ghettos 4:00pm - 5:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 27, 2022 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 27, 2022 at 5:30pm
Please join The Defiant Requiem Foundation on Thursday, October 27, 2022, from 4:00-5:30PM (CT) for a special online event focusing on two bold and meaningful acts of defiance carried out by Jews during the Holocaust.
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The Einsatzgruppen Trial: The Biggest Murder Trial in History
The Einsatzgruppen Trial: The Biggest Murder Trial in History 6:30pm - 8:00pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 27, 2022 at 6:30pm
Ends Oct 27, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center with John Geiringer, a partner at Barack Ferrazzano law firm and a Co-Director of the Center for National Security and Human Rights Law at Chicago-Kent School of Law, as he delivers a compelling account of how the prosecution and defense responded to the challenge of prosecuting mass murder in a world where the concept of “genocide” was still in flux.
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Media Literacy and the Holocaust: Inquiry-Learning
Media Literacy and the Holocaust: Inquiry-Learning 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 1, 2022 at 4:00pm
Ends Nov 1, 2022 at 5:00pm
In Echoes & Reflections' new online activities for students, Explore the Past, Shape the Future, they invite students to identify the importance of media literacy today through an examination of the impact of Nazi propaganda.
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Legacies of Genocide: Mauthausen and its Memorialization
Legacies of Genocide: Mauthausen and its Memorialization 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 2, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 2, 2022 at 12:00pm
Do we have an ethical responsibility toward “violated spaces” like those of a former concentration camp? What legacy do such spaces create for us? And how might cultural differences alter our perceptions of the memorial in our 21st-century?
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Author Talk: Dara Horn
Author Talk: Dara Horn 7:30pm - 9:30pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 2, 2022 at 7:30pm
Ends Nov 2, 2022 at 9:30pm
Award-winning novelist Dara Horn will discuss her book, "People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present."
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Understanding What We Are Remembering When We Remember the Holocaust
Understanding What We Are Remembering When We Remember the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Nov 3, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 3, 2022 at 7:30pm
This talk will offer guidance towards a clearer perspective on the Holocaust by identifying Nazism’s goals, describing the murderous endeavor’s stages and components, giving voice to the victims, and distinguishing between historical facts and popular myths.
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October 2022

Rosh Hashanah

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  • Mon, Sep 26 (all day)
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Rosh Hashanah

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  • Tue, Sep 27 (all day)
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Helen Marks

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  • Wed, Sep 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Enduring Legacy of Chaim Gross

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  • Wed, Sep 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Digitization of Genocide Memory: Consequences and Contestation

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  • Wed, Sep 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"Forgotten, Ignored, and Distorted Histories of Romani People: Past and Present"

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  • Thu, Sep 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Foundations of Holocaust Education (Part 1 of 3)

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  • Thu, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Disability Awareness Month: “Science” That Maimed

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  • Mon, Oct 3, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Fighting Back: Commemorating the Jewish Uprisings at Sobibór and Auschwitz

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  • Mon, Oct 3, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

HMMSA Workshop: Choices Matter: Complicity and Action During the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Oct 3, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Virtual

Latino Americans Sacrificing to Serve Their Country

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  • Mon, Oct 3, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Yom Kippur

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  • Wed, Oct 5 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Holocaust by Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe (Part 2 of 3)

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  • Thu, Oct 6, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Hidden Children in Catholic France: Between Trauma and Normalcy

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  • Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Live Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger & Filmmaker Lynn Novick

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  • Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Teaching About Americans and the Holocaust Using Historical Newspapers

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  • Wed, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Mapping the Holocaust by Bullets

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  • Thu, Oct 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

It Happened in a Village in Eastern Europe - A Case Study (Part 3 of 3)

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  • Thu, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Home-school Day

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  • Tue, Oct 18, 9:00am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Foundations of Holocaust Education

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  • Wed, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Confronting the Past for the Sake of the Future

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  • Wed, Oct 19, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Author Speaker Series featuring HMMSA: A Conversation with Dan Grunfeld

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  • Thu, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Barshop Jewish Community Center 12500 NW Military Hwy San Antonio, TX 78231

PATCHES: The White Rose Society

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  • Sun, Oct 23, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio

The Inextinguishable Symphony

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  • Sun, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Antisemitism: Educating About the Dangers of Hate

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  • Tue, Oct 25, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops

White Supremacy in 2022: The Landmark Charlottesville Trial & The Path Forward

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  • Tue, Oct 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Stories from Ukraine Webinar

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  • Wed, Oct 26, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Chroniclers and Smugglers: Documenting History and Preserving Culture as Resistance in the Warsaw and Vilna Ghettos

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  • Thu, Oct 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

The Einsatzgruppen Trial: The Biggest Murder Trial in History

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  • Thu, Oct 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Media Literacy and the Holocaust: Inquiry-Learning

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  • Tue, Nov 1, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Legacies of Genocide: Mauthausen and its Memorialization

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  • Wed, Nov 2, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Author Talk: Dara Horn

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  • Wed, Nov 2, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  ERJCC Merfish Teen Center 9000 S Rice Ave Houston, TX

Understanding What We Are Remembering When We Remember the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Nov 3, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Pflugerville Public Library 1008 Pfluger St W Pflugerville, TX

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