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Answering the Call of My Father, Elie Wiesel

Event details
Calendar   Commemorations
Location Zoom
Date Sun, Jun 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Duration   1h

The Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami, School of Education & Human Development and The Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation, together with The Miami-Dade County Public Schools, Division of Academics, Department of Social Sciences present the 20th Anniversary Holocaust Teacher Institute Opening Reception Sunday, June 13th 3PM-6PM. The Holocaust Institute continues Monday, June 14th, and Tuesday, June 15th, 7:30AM - 2:30PM.

Keynote Speaker
Elisha Wiesel is the only child of Holocaust survivor, professor, author, and Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel. In this program, Elisha will reflect on the legacy passed onto him by his father, Elie Wiesel who is often referred to as "the witness for the 6-million murdered Jews." A successful American businessman, Elisha has organized fundraisers for Good Shepherd Services, an after-school program charity in Brooklyn, since 2013. He has spoken to the participants of the March of the Living at Auschwitz and also has spoken at many relevant venues including the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Museum of Jewish Heritage; and he frequently speaks out against various global human rights violations.

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