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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Mar 1, 2021 (All Day)
Sign up for a 3-Part Online Course: "Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism," for a self-paced and facilitator-guided exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support the teaching of historical and contemporary antisemitism in today’s classrooms.
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Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred – Introduction and Guided Inquiry
Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred – Introduction and Guided Inquiry 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 1, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Mar 1, 2021 at 1:00pm
The goal of Holocaust Museum Houston's Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred Program is to cultivate upstanders who are aware of the power of hatred in human decision making and to provide community members an opportunity to learn important concepts of history, civic awareness, and social justice.
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Texas Independence Day (Office Closed)
Texas Independence Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Mar 2, 2021 (All Day)
The THGAAC office will be closed.
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A Recipe for a Better Future: Holocaust Education & Civic Engagement
A Recipe for a Better Future: Holocaust Education & Civic Engagement 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 2, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 2, 2021 at 4:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, educators will learn about how the Holocaust and civic engagement can be taught side by side to help students gain an understanding of how words, actions, and policies matter and prepare them to be effective global citizens.
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Peacebuilding in Troubled Times: A Dialogue on Hate & Extremism
Peacebuilding in Troubled Times: A Dialogue on Hate & Extremism 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 2, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 2, 2021 at 7:00pm
Holocaust Museum Houston, Houston Coalition Against Hate, Congregation Beth Israel, and the Anti-Defamation League will collaborate on a panel discussion on peacebuilding and combating hate and extremism.
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Holocaust Museum Houston's 25th Anniversary
Holocaust Museum Houston's 25th Anniversary 10:00am - 5:00pm (7h)
Commemorations
Starts Mar 3, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Mar 3, 2021 at 5:00pm
Help the Museum celebrate our 25th Anniversary and take advantage of FREE admission. Patrons will also receive complimentary cookies, along with 25% off on all HMH branded gifts in the Museum’s store. The first 25 visitors will earn a free one-year Director level membership good for two people.
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The Holocaust Letter: Our Last and Only Chance
The Holocaust Letter: Our Last and Only Chance 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 3, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join the USC Shoah Foundation for a discussion with Faris Cassell about "The Unanswered Letter."
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Italian Internment during World War II and the Limits of Racism in America
Italian Internment during World War II and the Limits of Racism in America 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 3, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join Dr. Laura Ruberto, Humanities professor at Berkeley City College, as she reflects on how political pressure, cultural visibility, and an emerging position of whiteness helped build public acceptance of this immigrant (Italian American) community.
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Nazi Crimes and Legal Ethics
Nazi Crimes and Legal Ethics 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2021 at 5:00pm
Ends Mar 3, 2021 at 6:00pm
Join the Center for National Security and Human Rights Law for a discussion of the role of lawyers during the Nazi regime as the foundation for a review of the history of modern legal ethics, a summary of relevant requirements, and an analysis of how those requirements can help guide lawyers in today’s climate to help our society avoid the mistakes of history.
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Muslim Rescuers of Jews: Discovering the Righteous Among Arabs
Muslim Rescuers of Jews: Discovering the Righteous Among Arabs 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Mar 3, 2021 at 7:30pm
Northern Arizona University's Martin-Springer Institute presents "Muslims and the Shoah: A Martin-Springer Institute Zoom Series" comprised of four different speaker events. Join Robert Satloff as the second speaker of this series.
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3GNY Stories Live: WEDU Wednesdays
3GNY Stories Live: WEDU Wednesdays 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 3, 2021 at 8:00pm
Alyssa will focus on the story of her grandmother, Stefi Greengrass. Alyssa is the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors who passionately dedicates her time volunteering for numerous non-profit organizations to help educate and combat antisemitism.
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The Holocaust at the Crossroad of Empire: West & Sub-Saharan African Approaches to African, Holocaust, and Jewish Studies
The Holocaust at the Crossroad of Empire: West & Sub-Saharan African Approaches to African, Holocaust, and Jewish Studies 11:00am - 2:30pm (3h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Mar 4, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 4, 2021 at 2:30pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for a half-day workshop exploring the history of the Jews of West and Sub-Saharan Africa and the importance of African perspectives to Holocaust history.
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Behind the Spectacle: Jews, Circuses, and Nazi Germany
Behind the Spectacle: Jews, Circuses, and Nazi Germany 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 4, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 4, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust for a program exploring the lives and legacies of Jewish circus artists between 1860 and 1945.
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The Female Voice: Women in the Holocaust
The Female Voice: Women in the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 4, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 4, 2021 at 3:00pm
To mark Women's History Month in March, this Echoes & Reflections webinar explores the female responses to the challenges that they faced during the Holocaust and examines and the struggle to hold on to identity.
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HMMSA Reads
HMMSA Reads 5:30pm - 6:30pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 4, 2021 at 5:30pm
Ends Mar 4, 2021 at 6:30pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for their HMMSA Reads program as they discuss "Mila 18" by Leon Uris.
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What is the Role of Yiddish in Holocaust Education
What is the Role of Yiddish in Holocaust Education 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 4, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 4, 2021 at 7:00pm
What is the role of Yiddish in Holocaust education, and: what role does the Holocaust as an event play in Yiddish studies curricula today? Meyer Weinshel will provide some examples that speak to the challenges in answering both of these questions.
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51st Annual Scholars’ Conference
51st Annual Scholars’ Conference All Day
Workshops
Mar 7, 2021 (All Day)
Please join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas on March 7th as they continue the important legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke more than fifty years ago. Rather than a traditional multi-day conference, this year’s Annual Scholars' Conference will feature three distinguished speakers that will address the past, present, and future of Holocaust studies.
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History Repeats Itself: Making Sure Our Students Are Listening
History Repeats Itself: Making Sure Our Students Are Listening 8:00am - 10:00am (2h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 7, 2021 at 8:00am
Ends Mar 7, 2021 at 10:00am
Join the American Society for Yad Vashem for their 2021 Professional Development Conference.
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Beyond Exile: German-Jewish Encounters in Latin America
Beyond Exile: German-Jewish Encounters in Latin America 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 8, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Mar 8, 2021 at 1:00pm
The three presentations in this panel explore various facets in the lives of displaced Central-European Jews in Latin America, highlighting interactions with their new surroundings, cultural transfers, and everyday experiences.
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Dimensions in Testimony: Exploring the Newest Technology in Holocaust Education
Dimensions in Testimony: Exploring the Newest Technology in Holocaust Education 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 8, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 8, 2021 at 3:00pm
Pairing Dimensions in Testimony with Echoes & Reflections helps educators pair historical context and effective pedagogical principles with this new and impactful technology. During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, teachers will discover the variety of ways that they can meet and interact with Holocaust survivor, Pinchas Gutter.
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American Rescue Efforts during the Holocaust
American Rescue Efforts during the Holocaust 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 8, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Mar 8, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Curator Dr. Susan Goldstein Snyder as she explores the ways Americans, Jews and non-Jews, attempted to help the Jews of Europe who were increasingly living under the Nazi cloud.
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2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Ruth Rotkowitz: "Escaping the Whale"
2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Ruth Rotkowitz: "Escaping the Whale" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 8, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 8, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Voices of Hope for a discussion with Ruth Rotkowitz. Ruth's first published novel, "Escaping the Whale," addresses the issue of inherited trauma on children of Holocaust survivors.
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Justice, Truth, and Memory in Jewish Argentina
Justice, Truth, and Memory in Jewish Argentina 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 9, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Mar 9, 2021 at 5:00pm
Explore issues of justice, truth, and memory in Argentina in this virtual program, which will be co-presented with the Museo del Holocausto de Buenos Aires.
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"La Nona Kanta:" The Remarkable Life of Flory Jagoda
"La Nona Kanta:" The Remarkable Life of Flory Jagoda 6:30pm - 8:30pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 9, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Mar 9, 2021 at 8:30pm
This United States Holocaust Memorial Museum program is a celebration of the life and work of Flory Altarac Jagoda (1923-2021), the National Heritage Award–winning, Bosnian-born, Sephardic singer and composer, with live music by Susan Gaeta, Tina Chancey, and Howard Bass of Sephardic ensemble Trio Sefardi.
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Women in World War II: The Spies They Never Saw Coming
Women in World War II: The Spies They Never Saw Coming 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Mar 10, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Mar 10, 2021 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn how three women turned prejudice and society’s low expectations of women into weapons that hid their critical work to defeat the Nazis.
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Auschwitz: Place, Memory, and Education
Auschwitz: Place, Memory, and Education 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 10, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 10, 2021 at 2:00pm
Paul Salmons Associates' guest speakers will discuss the impact and efficacy of Holocaust education, the role of memorial sites and museum exhibitions, and explore the development of interdisciplinary approaches to these contemporary issues.
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The Memory of Goodness: Eva Fleischner and Her Contributions to Holocaust Studies
The Memory of Goodness: Eva Fleischner and Her Contributions to Holocaust Studies 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 10, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education at Seton Hill for the Eva Fleischner Lecture featuring guest speaker John K. Roth.
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The Holocaust and North Africa: A Forgotten History
The Holocaust and North Africa: A Forgotten History 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 10, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Mar 10, 2021 at 7:30pm
Northern Arizona University's Martin-Springer Institute presents "Muslims and the Shoah: A Martin-Springer Institute Zoom Series" comprised of four different speaker events. Join Aomar Boum as the third speaker of this series.
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A New Perspective on the Rescue of Denmark's Jews
A New Perspective on the Rescue of Denmark's Jews 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 11, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 11, 2021 at 2:00pm
More than 7,000 Danish Jews were evacuated to Sweden in October 1943. Join Therkel Straede, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense, for a discussion of the police records and what they reveal about this extraordinary feat of rescue.
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Teacher Seminar with Artist & Educator Evelyn Rauch
Teacher Seminar with Artist & Educator Evelyn Rauch 3:00pm - 5:00pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 11, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 11, 2021 at 5:00pm
During this workshop sponsored by the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College, Evelyn Rauch will instruct teachers step by step on how to teach the "Light from the Yellow Star" Workshop to their own students.
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"Salvaged Pages" Educators Workshop with Alexandra Zapruder
"Salvaged Pages" Educators Workshop with Alexandra Zapruder 3:30pm - 4:30pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 11, 2021 at 3:30pm
Ends Mar 11, 2021 at 4:30pm
Join the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University and Alexandra Zapruder for a workshop on her collection of children's diaries "Salvaged Pages."
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Björn Krondorfer "Unsettling Empathy: Working with Groups in Conflict"
Björn Krondorfer "Unsettling Empathy: Working with Groups in Conflict" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 11, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 11, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Manhattan College's Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center for a book discussion of Björn Krondorfer's Unsettling Empathy: Working with Groups in Conflict with Mehnaz Afridi, PhD.
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Islam, Nazi Germany, and World War II
Islam, Nazi Germany, and World War II 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 14, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 14, 2021 at 2:00pm
Northern Arizona University's Martin-Springer Institute presents "Muslims and the Shoah: A Martin-Springer Institute Zoom Series" comprised of four different speaker events. Join David Motadel as the fourth, and final, speaker of this series.
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THGAAC Non-Profit Grant Spring 2021 Cycle Opens
THGAAC Non-Profit Grant Spring 2021 Cycle Opens All Day
Grants & Contests
Mar 15, 2021 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Committee offers to fund a variety of programs through its THGAAC Non-Profit Grant program.
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10 Years of Mass Atrocities in Syria: A Decade of Civilian Suffering
10 Years of Mass Atrocities in Syria: A Decade of Civilian Suffering 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Mar 15, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Mar 15, 2021 at 1:00pm
March 15 marks the 10th anniversary of the deadly conflict in Syria. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum comes together at this somber moment to stand in solidarity with the Syrian people and let them know they have not been forgotten.
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2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Esther Safran Foer: "I Want You to Know We're Still Here"
2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Esther Safran Foer: "I Want You to Know We're Still Here" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 15, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 15, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Voices of Hope and hear Esther Safran Foer discuss "I Want You to Know: We're Still Here," the story of her journey to uncover her family's history.
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Heroines of the Holocaust
Heroines of the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 16, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 16, 2021 at 7:00pm
During the Holocaust, more than 3,000 women fought back against the Nazis in ghettos, forced labor camps, concentration camps, and partisan units. Join Dr. Lori Weintrob, Director of the Wagner College Holocaust Center, for a program exploring the heroic lives and legacies of these female resistance fighters.
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Technology and the Future of Holocaust Education in Asia
Technology and the Future of Holocaust Education in Asia 6:30am - 7:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 17, 2021 at 6:30am
Ends Mar 17, 2021 at 7:30am
In honour of Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre's 10th Anniversary, they are presenting Dimension: Insights to the Past, Present and Future of Lessons from the Holocaust webinar series.
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Gender, Sex and Violence: Race Defilement in Nazi Germany
Gender, Sex and Violence: Race Defilement in Nazi Germany 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 18, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Mar 18, 2021 at 11:00am
On March 18-19, Appalachian State University's Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies will be host to the 2021 Southeast German Studies Workshop that will shed light on the latest research in German-Jewish and Forced Migration Studies.
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Trans-Atlantic Dialogues II: Teaching the Holocaust in Challenging Times
Trans-Atlantic Dialogues II: Teaching the Holocaust in Challenging Times 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 18, 2021 at 10:30am
Ends Mar 18, 2021 at 11:30am
The State Department’s Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues cordially invites you to a webinar on the challenges European and American educators face in teaching about the Holocaust to a new generation of learners.
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Interactive Journey through Jewish History of Eastern Europe: Beba Epstein's Story
Interactive Journey through Jewish History of Eastern Europe: Beba Epstein's Story 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 18, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 18, 2021 at 3:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, educators will receive a tour of this online exhibition and discover the ways that this interactive resource can complement the new Echoes & Reflections lesson on prewar Jewish life of Eastern Europe.
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"My Name Is Sara" Film Screening and Panel Discussion
"My Name Is Sara" Film Screening and Panel Discussion 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Mar 18, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 18, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum during Women’s History Month for a live conversation about the strength and determination of one young woman to survive the Holocaust and the challenges that women faced then—and still encounter today in war-torn societies.
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Drop-In Virtual Tour | Human Rights and Bak Galleries
Drop-In Virtual Tour | Human Rights and Bak Galleries 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 20, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Mar 20, 2021 at 1:00pm
In response to the need for distance learning options, Holocaust Museum Houston has created virtual tours for classrooms and community groups. Participants can tour the Museum’s galleries virtually and interact live with a certified HMH Docent.
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Remembering the Holocaust: The Dominican Republic
Remembering the Holocaust: The Dominican Republic 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 21, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 21, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join the Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Yeshiva University as they tour the globe to meet and highlight those who promise to Never Forget, wherever they are in the world.
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Mending Fragments of Time: How the Lives of Jewish Merchants Shape Our Understanding of the Medieval Islamic World
Mending Fragments of Time: How the Lives of Jewish Merchants Shape Our Understanding of the Medieval Islamic World 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 21, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 21, 2021 at 3:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas for a guest lecture by Dr. Ali Alibhai of The Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History at UT Dallas.
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Sunday Salon Series: Holocaust Refugees - Latin America
Sunday Salon Series: Holocaust Refugees - Latin America 4:00pm - 5:15pm (1h 15m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 21, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Mar 21, 2021 at 5:15pm
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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Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred – Antisemitism: Its History and Legacy
Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred – Antisemitism: Its History and Legacy 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 22, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Mar 22, 2021 at 1:00pm
The goal of Holocaust Museum Houston's Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred Program is to cultivate upstanders who are aware of the power of hatred in human decision making and to provide community members an opportunity to learn important concepts of history, civic awareness, and social justice.
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A Hard Look in the Mirror: Nostra Aetate and Catholic Self-Examination after the Holocaust
A Hard Look in the Mirror: Nostra Aetate and Catholic Self-Examination after the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 22, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 22, 2021 at 4:00pm
Join Bristol Community College Holocaust & Genocide Center and Dr. Arthur Urbano for a discussion on Catholic self-examination after the Holocaust.
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Nazis, Monsters, Fairytales? Holocaust Plays for Younger Audiences
Nazis, Monsters, Fairytales? Holocaust Plays for Younger Audiences 3:30pm - 4:30pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 23, 2021 at 3:30pm
Ends Mar 23, 2021 at 4:30pm
Join the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University and Holocaust theatre historian and educator Dr. Samantha Mitschke to discuss key questions regarding Holocaust plays for younger audiences.
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Edward Westermann on "Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany"
Edward Westermann on "Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany" 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 23, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Mar 23, 2021 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and author Edward Westermann as he discusses his book, "Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany."
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How Did Young Americans Respond to the Nazi Threat?
How Did Young Americans Respond to the Nazi Threat? 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Mar 24, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Mar 24, 2021 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as they explore the range of actions young Americans took to speak out and act during the Holocaust.
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A Virtual Tour of the Yad Vashem Museum: Through the Eyes of the Child
A Virtual Tour of the Yad Vashem Museum: Through the Eyes of the Child 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 24, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 24, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for a virtual tour of the Yad Vashem museum as they focus on stories of children and youth in the Holocaust using artifacts and imagery from the exhibits.
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Media Literacy for Today's World: Lessons Learned from Nazi Propaganda
Media Literacy for Today's World: Lessons Learned from Nazi Propaganda 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 24, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Mar 24, 2021 at 5:00pm
This year, Echoes & Reflections is proud to be a part of Share My Lesson's Virtual Conference 2021! In this webinar, gain the tools to facilitate classroom discussions on the role and impact of Nazi propaganda during the Holocaust and support students to critically analyze media in today’s world.
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Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House
Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 25, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 25, 2021 at 12:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar, open to teachers and their students, offers a virtual tour of the Anne Frank House and exploration of online resources that can be used to prepare students to read and comprehend "The Diary of a Young Girl" within the larger historical framework of the Holocaust.
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Reclaiming History: Non-Jewish Victims of the Holocaust
Reclaiming History: Non-Jewish Victims of the Holocaust 5:30pm - 7:30pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 25, 2021 at 5:30pm
Ends Mar 25, 2021 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Center for Humanity for a workshop in which teachers will explore Nazi ideology and how and why Nazi policy singled out these groups and how the racist belief system became encoded into law.
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2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Ewa Callahan: The Holocaust through Film
2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Ewa Callahan: The Holocaust through Film 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 25, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 25, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Voices of Hope for a discussion with Ewa Callahan. Learn about how she uses all types of film to educate her students about the Holocaust to increase their understanding about how knowledge of the past influences responsibility today and in the future.
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A Conversation: White Nationalism, Antisemitism and Racism
A Conversation: White Nationalism, Antisemitism and Racism 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 25, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 25, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Manhattan College's Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Education Center for a discussion on white nationalism, antisemitism, and racism.
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Bilingual Pre-Service Teacher Conference: Spanish-Language Resources and the Holocaust
Bilingual Pre-Service Teacher Conference: Spanish-Language Resources and the Holocaust 7:45am - 11:00am (3h 15m)
Workshops
Starts Mar 26, 2021 at 7:45am
Ends Mar 26, 2021 at 11:00am
Join the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and History Unfolded during this bilingual pre-service teacher conference where panelists will share Spanish-language resources available for Holocaust education.
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Passover Begins
Passover Begins All Day
General
Mar 27, 2021 (All Day)
It is possible that THGAAC staff who observe Passover will be out of the office.
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Virtual Tour: Museum of Jewish Heritage
Virtual Tour: Museum of Jewish Heritage 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 30, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Mar 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust for a virtual tour of the groundbreaking exhibition "Auschwitz: Not long ago."
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César Chávez Day
César Chávez Day All Day
General
Mar 31, 2021 (All Day)
It is possible that THGAAC staff who observe César Chávez Day will be out of the office.
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Language and Trauma: Yiddish in Post-Dictatorship Argentina
Language and Trauma: Yiddish in Post-Dictatorship Argentina 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 31, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Mar 31, 2021 at 5:00pm
Please join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas for the first of three speakers in their annual Spring Lecture Series: Jewish and National Memory of Dictatorships in Latin America.
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Genocide Awareness Month Begins
Genocide Awareness Month Begins All Day
Commemorations
Apr 1, 2021 (All Day)
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Good Friday Holiday
Good Friday Holiday All Day
General
Apr 2, 2021 (All Day)
It is possible that THGAAC staff who observe Good Friday will be out of the office.
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March 2021

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Mar 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred – Introduction and Guided Inquiry

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  • Mon, Mar 1, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Texas Independence Day (Office Closed)

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  • Tue, Mar 2 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

A Recipe for a Better Future: Holocaust Education & Civic Engagement

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  • Tue, Mar 2, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Peacebuilding in Troubled Times: A Dialogue on Hate & Extremism

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  • Tue, Mar 2, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Museum Houston's 25th Anniversary

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  • Wed, Mar 3, 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

The Holocaust Letter: Our Last and Only Chance

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  • Wed, Mar 3, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Italian Internment during World War II and the Limits of Racism in America

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  • Wed, Mar 3, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Nazi Crimes and Legal Ethics

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  • Wed, Mar 3, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Muslim Rescuers of Jews: Discovering the Righteous Among Arabs

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  • Wed, Mar 3, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

3GNY Stories Live: WEDU Wednesdays

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  • Wed, Mar 3, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Holocaust at the Crossroad of Empire: West & Sub-Saharan African Approaches to African, Holocaust, and Jewish Studies

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  • Thu, Mar 4, 11:00am - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Behind the Spectacle: Jews, Circuses, and Nazi Germany

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  • Thu, Mar 4, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Female Voice: Women in the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Mar 4, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

HMMSA Reads

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  • Thu, Mar 4, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

What is the Role of Yiddish in Holocaust Education

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  • Thu, Mar 4, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

51st Annual Scholars’ Conference

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  • Sun, Mar 7 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

History Repeats Itself: Making Sure Our Students Are Listening

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  • Sun, Mar 7, 8:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Beyond Exile: German-Jewish Encounters in Latin America

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  • Mon, Mar 8, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Dimensions in Testimony: Exploring the Newest Technology in Holocaust Education

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  • Mon, Mar 8, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

American Rescue Efforts during the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Mar 8, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Ruth Rotkowitz: "Escaping the Whale"

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  • Mon, Mar 8, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Justice, Truth, and Memory in Jewish Argentina

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  • Tue, Mar 9, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"La Nona Kanta:" The Remarkable Life of Flory Jagoda

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  • Tue, Mar 9, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Women in World War II: The Spies They Never Saw Coming

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  • Wed, Mar 10, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Auschwitz: Place, Memory, and Education

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  • Wed, Mar 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

The Memory of Goodness: Eva Fleischner and Her Contributions to Holocaust Studies

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  • Wed, Mar 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Holocaust and North Africa: A Forgotten History

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  • Wed, Mar 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

A New Perspective on the Rescue of Denmark's Jews

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  • Thu, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Teacher Seminar with Artist & Educator Evelyn Rauch

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  • Thu, Mar 11, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

"Salvaged Pages" Educators Workshop with Alexandra Zapruder

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  • Thu, Mar 11, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Björn Krondorfer "Unsettling Empathy: Working with Groups in Conflict"

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  • Thu, Mar 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Islam, Nazi Germany, and World War II

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  • Sun, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

THGAAC Non-Profit Grant Spring 2021 Cycle Opens

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  • Mon, Mar 15 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Grants & Contests

10 Years of Mass Atrocities in Syria: A Decade of Civilian Suffering

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  • Mon, Mar 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Webinar

2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Esther Safran Foer: "I Want You to Know We're Still Here"

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  • Mon, Mar 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Heroines of the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Mar 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Technology and the Future of Holocaust Education in Asia

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  • Wed, Mar 17, 6:30am - 7:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Facebook & YouTube

Gender, Sex and Violence: Race Defilement in Nazi Germany

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  • Thu, Mar 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Trans-Atlantic Dialogues II: Teaching the Holocaust in Challenging Times

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  • Thu, Mar 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Interactive Journey through Jewish History of Eastern Europe: Beba Epstein's Story

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  • Thu, Mar 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

"My Name Is Sara" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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  • Thu, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Drop-In Virtual Tour | Human Rights and Bak Galleries

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  • Sat, Mar 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Remembering the Holocaust: The Dominican Republic

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  • Sun, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Mending Fragments of Time: How the Lives of Jewish Merchants Shape Our Understanding of the Medieval Islamic World

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  • Sun, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Sunday Salon Series: Holocaust Refugees - Latin America

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  • Sun, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Creating Possibility | Disallowing Hatred – Antisemitism: Its History and Legacy

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  • Mon, Mar 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

A Hard Look in the Mirror: Nostra Aetate and Catholic Self-Examination after the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Mar 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Nazis, Monsters, Fairytales? Holocaust Plays for Younger Audiences

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  • Tue, Mar 23, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Edward Westermann on "Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany"

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  • Tue, Mar 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

How Did Young Americans Respond to the Nazi Threat?

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  • Wed, Mar 24, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

A Virtual Tour of the Yad Vashem Museum: Through the Eyes of the Child

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  • Wed, Mar 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Media Literacy for Today's World: Lessons Learned from Nazi Propaganda

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  • Wed, Mar 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Tour of the Anne Frank House

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  • Thu, Mar 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Reclaiming History: Non-Jewish Victims of the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Mar 25, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

2021 Voices of Hope Virtual Speaker Series: Ewa Callahan: The Holocaust through Film

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  • Thu, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

A Conversation: White Nationalism, Antisemitism and Racism

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  • Thu, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Bilingual Pre-Service Teacher Conference: Spanish-Language Resources and the Holocaust

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  • Fri, Mar 26, 7:45am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Passover Begins

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  • Sat, Mar 27 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Virtual Tour: Museum of Jewish Heritage

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  • Tue, Mar 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

César Chávez Day

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  • Wed, Mar 31 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Language and Trauma: Yiddish in Post-Dictatorship Argentina

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  • Wed, Mar 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Genocide Awareness Month Begins

  • Thu, Apr 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Commemorations

Good Friday Holiday

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  • Fri, Apr 2 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

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