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Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games
Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 31, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Oct 31, 2021 at 4:00pm
Jesse Owens, the son of Alabama sharecroppers, was the Olympic champion who defeated Nazi ideology in Hitler’s stadium. He later served on the Board of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Meet his grandson, Stuart Owen Rankin, who will be in dialogue with Lori Weintrob, historian and Director of the Wagner College Holocaust Center.
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Sounds from Silence: Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Author, Psychiatrist, and Professor
Sounds from Silence: Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Author, Psychiatrist, and Professor 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 31, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 31, 2021 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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Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Australia
Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Australia 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Oct 31, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 31, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies 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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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course All Day
Workshops
Nov 1, 2021 (All Day)
Join Echoes & Reflections' November Three-Module Online Course—the final opportunity of this kind in 2021— to prepare to effectively teach about the history of the Holocaust and its powerful lessons for today.
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The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death
The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 2, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 2, 2021 at 4:00pm
Of the over 1000 ghettos in Nazi occupied Europe, the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest, with almost half a million Jews trapped inside at its high point. In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, Yael Eaglstein - Yad Vashem educator – will provide you with deeper insight into how the Jews struggled to survive in this dark place.
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Meet the Author: Rebecca Erbelding
Meet the Author: Rebecca Erbelding 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 2, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 2, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and author Rebecca Erbelding, PhD as she speaks about her book "Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America's Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe."
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Tom Schaumberg
Holocaust Speaker Series: Tom Schaumberg 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 3, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 3, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era
'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era 2:15pm - 3:15pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 4, 2021 at 2:15pm
Ends Nov 4, 2021 at 3:15pm
Drawing on her own creative practice and research, fiction writer and academic Dr. Emma Venables will guide participants through aspects to consider when representing lesbian characters and relationships in fiction set during the Holocaust/Nazi era.
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Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art
Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art 3:00pm - 4:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Nov 4, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 4, 2021 at 4:30pm
Evelyn Rauch will instruct the teachers step by step on how to teach this workshop to their own students. Teachers will each create artwork and participate in a discussion about its meaning.
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Virtual Launch of Morris Schnitzer’s Memoir, "Escape from the Edge"
Virtual Launch of Morris Schnitzer’s Memoir, "Escape from the Edge" 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 4, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Nov 4, 2021 at 7:30pm
The Azrieli Foundation’s Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Program, along with the Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies, invites you to the virtual launch of Morris Schnitzer’s memoir, Escape from the Edge.
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Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat
Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 8, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 8, 2021 at 12:00pm
On 8 November, the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) will present the twelve-minute explanatory film "Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat" and the publication "Understanding Holocaust Distortion: Contexts, Backgrounds, and Examples."
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Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning (Day 1)
Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning (Day 1) 11:30am - 1:30pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 8, 2021 at 11:30am
Ends Nov 8, 2021 at 1:30pm
Join the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota for a two-day virtual symposium.
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Defying Expectations: Women Resistance Fighters during the Holocaust
Defying Expectations: Women Resistance Fighters during the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Nov 8, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 8, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) to learn more about women in the Jewish resistance's motivations and contributions and the role of gender in Jewish resistance.
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Remembering Krystallnacht: A Lecture by Robert Watson
Remembering Krystallnacht: A Lecture by Robert Watson 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 11:00am
Remembering Krystallnacht is a historical, artistic program commemorating the horrific night of November 9-10, 1938, and the violence committed by the Nazis throughout Germany and Austria against Jews and their property, which initiated the horrors of Nazi Germany and culminated in concentration camps across Europe.
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Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning (Day 2)
Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning (Day 2) 11:30am - 1:30pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 11:30am
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 1:30pm
Join the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota for a two-day virtual symposium.
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Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment
Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 1:00pm
Students and their teachers are invited to join this special Echoes & Reflections webinar, presented by Sheryl Ochayon of Yad Vashem, to explore the issues surrounding Kristallnacht.
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Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University Kristallnacht Commemorative Program
Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University Kristallnacht Commemorative Program 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 4:00pm
Please join the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University for an afternoon of poetry and conversation with the Polish poet and musician, Grzegorz Kwiatkowski, and historian, Dr. Joanna Sliwa.
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Cohen Center Kristallnacht Rememberance
Cohen Center Kristallnacht Rememberance 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 7:00pm
As a community committed to the welfare of all its citizens, the Cohen Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Keene State College remembers the events of November 9, 1938, also known as the “Night of Broken Glass”. This year’s pre-recorded event will be live streamed.
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Question & Answer with Pinchas Blitt
Question & Answer with Pinchas Blitt 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 7:30pm
Classes from York University, University of Ottawa, and Trent University will meet virtually with their latest author, Pinchas Blitt, to ask questions and share reflections on how reading his memoir, A Promise of Sweet Tea, has shaped their understanding of the Holocaust. Professor Rebecca Margolis from Monash University (Australia) will give a keynote lecture to open the event.
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Commemoration of Kristallnacht: Kristallnacht and the Tulsa Race Massacre
Commemoration of Kristallnacht: Kristallnacht and the Tulsa Race Massacre 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Baltimore Jewish Council and the Jewish Museum of Maryland for their upcoming Kristallnacht commemoration entitled Kristallnacht and The Tulsa Race Massacre, taking place Tuesday, November 9th at 6:00PM CT on Zoom.
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Virtual International Kristallnacht Commemoration
Virtual International Kristallnacht Commemoration 9:00am - 10:30am (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 10:30am
Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies with the Montreal Holocaust Museum will host an International Kristallnacht Commemoration. This special event will include the Virtual Kick-off Tour of the Montreal Holocaust Museum Exhibit, And in 1948, I Came to Canada: The Holocaust in Six Dates, located at RVCC.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Al Miller
Holocaust Speaker Series: Al Miller 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Intersecting Identities: Growing Up Asian and Jewish
Intersecting Identities: Growing Up Asian and Jewish 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join Drs. Kim and Leavitt, along with Dr. Trevor Milton, Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology at Queensborough Community College at the City University of New York, for a discussion about the layered multicultural identities of new spouses and their offspring.
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The Cartoon Crusader Comes to America: Arthur Szyk’s Battle against the Nazis in the New World
The Cartoon Crusader Comes to America: Arthur Szyk’s Battle against the Nazis in the New World 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 12:00pm
This is an event of the Fritz Ascher Society's online project “Identity, Art and Migration” in which they investigate US immigration of European refugees during the first half of the 20th century through the lens of seven artist case studies: Anni Albers, Friedel Dzubas, Eva Hesse, Rudi Lesser, Lily Renee, Arthur Szyk and Fritz Ascher.
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Teaching the Human Story: Connections to AAPI History and the Holocaust
Teaching the Human Story: Connections to AAPI History and the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Ting-Yi Oei, Education Director from the 1882 Foundation, an organization that raises awareness and curates education materials to support instruction on Chinese American history to gain resources to support teaching of AAPI History in the U.S., and engage in conversations about connections to Holocaust education.
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Resilience in the Face of Impossible Odds: Jewish WWI Veterans in the November Pogrom
Resilience in the Face of Impossible Odds: Jewish WWI Veterans in the November Pogrom 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education for their annual commemoration of the November Pogrom featuring Dr. Michael Geheran, Assistant Professor and Deputy Director of the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the United States Military Academy.
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6th Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht and the SS St. Louis
6th Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht and the SS St. Louis 6:00pm - 8:00pm (2h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 8:00pm
The Wagner College Holocaust Center welcomes you to join the 6th annual Egon J. Salmon and Family Commemoration of Kristallnacht and the S.S. St. Louis on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 via Zoom at 6:00PM CDT.
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BOYKOTT April 1, 1933: Spectatorship and the Exclusion of Jews from the German Community
BOYKOTT April 1, 1933: Spectatorship and the Exclusion of Jews from the German Community 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
On the anniversary of the Kristallnacht pogrom, Dr. Peter Fritzsche will examine the ­first major step toward the persecution and exclusion of German Jews: the boycott of April 1, 1933—Day 62 of the Thousand Year Reich.
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A Virtual Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors
A Virtual Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 10, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) virtually for a special live event to meet survivors who volunteer at USHMM, as the Washington Next Generation Board hosts an annual evening for our community to come together to honor Holocaust survivors.
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Veterans Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Veterans Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Nov 11, 2021 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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Stories from the Violins of Hope
Stories from the Violins of Hope 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 11, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 11, 2021 at 1:00pm
To mark the anniversary of November 1938 Pogrom, the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme together with The Braid will host an online discussion about the moving theatrical performance, Stories from the Violins of Hope, and the remarkable story it portrays.
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Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference
Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 11, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 11, 2021 at 7:00pm
The next instalment of Yahad-in Unum's #BeyondMemory autumn online conference series will be taking place on Thursday, November 11th at 6PM. They are delighted to welcome Esther Safran Foer, author of "I Want You To Know We're Still Here."
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Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Marguerite Barankitse
Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Marguerite Barankitse 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 11, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 11, 2021 at 8:00pm
During the Burundian civil war in 1993, Marguerite Barankitse, a Tutsi, attempted to prevent the murder of more than 70 Hutus, who were hiding in a Ruyigi diocese.
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2021 Jewish Book & Arts Festival: Leah Garrett, author of "X Troop"
2021 Jewish Book & Arts Festival: Leah Garrett, author of "X Troop" 7:30pm - 8:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 11, 2021 at 7:30pm
Ends Nov 11, 2021 at 8:30pm
X-Troop tells the riveting true-life story of a motley group of intellectuals, artists and athletes, who stopped at nothing to defeat the Nazis. This group of Jewish refugees escaped to Britain from Germany, only to return to stop at nothing to defeat the Nazis. Little has been written previously about their top-secret missions, but Leah Garrett brings this story to life by drawing from extensive research and gripping interviews she conducted with surviving members of the group.
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The Legacy of Aristides
The Legacy of Aristides 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 14, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 14, 2021 at 2:00pm
The documentary film The Legacy of Aristides asks the question: What is the legacy of Aristides de Sousa Mendes today? We are presenting a bilingual dialogue with the filmmaker, Patrick Séraudie. He will be in conversation with two of the subjects of the film: Gerald Mendes, grandson of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, and Cookie Fischer, whose mother was a Sousa Mendes visa recipient.
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Tools for Breaking Hate
Tools for Breaking Hate 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 15, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 15, 2021 at 11:00am
The Tennessee Holocaust Commission welcomes Christian Picciolini, an Emmy award-winning director and producer, a public speaker, author, peace advocate, and a former violent extremist, for his talk "Tools for Breaking Hate".
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Narrating Srebrenica: Conducting Oral Histories with Genocide Survivors
Narrating Srebrenica: Conducting Oral Histories with Genocide Survivors 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 16, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 16, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College for a conversation about the practical, ethical, and gendered challenges involved in conducting oral history interviews with and obtaining consent from genocide survivors.
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How Was it Humanly Possible?
How Was it Humanly Possible? 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 16, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Nov 16, 2021 at 3:00pm
This interactive Echoes & Reflections workshop will use primary sources to examine the motivations of the perpetrators, bystanders and collaborators. Noam Gitin, Head of the Overseas Groups and Youth Leadership Department in the Educational Department at Yad Vashem, will facilitate this workshop.
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2021 First Person Series: Frank Liebermann
2021 First Person Series: Frank Liebermann 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 17, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
Learn about Frank’s experiences as a Jewish student in Nazi Germany and how his family worked together to secure visas so they could immigrate to a new life in the United States.
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60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media & Memory
60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media & Memory 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 17, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota for a panel discussion on the Adolf Eichmann trial.
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MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar
MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 17, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Nov 17, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation and the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center for an informational webinar. Learn about programs that are available for you to use in your classroom and how you can afford to bring them in. Open to teachers and educators. For more information about the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation visit www.mshefoundation.org
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Meet the Author: Dan Grunfeld
Meet the Author: Dan Grunfeld 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 18, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 18, 2021 at 7:00pm
Dan Grunfeld, once a basketball standout himself at Stanford University, shares the remarkable story of his family, a delicately interwoven narrative that doesn't lack in heartbreak yet remains as deeply nourishing as his grandmother's Hungarian cooking.
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Power, Intoxication, and Masculinity: Fueling the Nazi War Machine
Power, Intoxication, and Masculinity: Fueling the Nazi War Machine 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Nov 19, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Nov 19, 2021 at 9:00am
On and off the battlefield, some Nazis and their collaborators were intoxicated by alcohol—and their own power. Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn about what fueled mass murder as the Nazis advanced through Europe and eastward into the Soviet Union.
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Virtual Tour of the Tenement Museum: An Examination of the Jewish American Post-Holocaust Story
Virtual Tour of the Tenement Museum: An Examination of the Jewish American Post-Holocaust Story 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 23, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 23, 2021 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Kathryn Lloyd from the Tenement Museum as they explore the experience of one Jewish family rebuilding their lives post-Holocaust, in New York City.
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Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Nov 25, 2021 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference
Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 25, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 25, 2021 at 1:00pm
The final installment of Yahad-in Unum's #BeyondMemory autumn online conference series will be taking place on Thursday, November 25th at 12PM CST.
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Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Nov 26, 2021 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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Fleeing Mussolini: Italian-Jewish Refugees in the United States
Fleeing Mussolini: Italian-Jewish Refugees in the United States 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 28, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 28, 2021 at 4:00pm
This program is about the exile of Italian Jews to America. Fleeing Mussolini’s racial laws, roughly two thousand Italian Jews landed in America in the 1930s and 40s. They didn’t fit in with either the Italian-American community or the Jewish-American community, yet many Italian Jewish refugees became leaders in their professions and productive contributors to American life.
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Saints and Liars: American Relief and Rescue Workers during the Nazi Era
Saints and Liars: American Relief and Rescue Workers during the Nazi Era 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 30, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
A number of Americans — Quakers, Unitarians, secular people, Jews — traveled to points around the globe to offer relief, and to rescue victims of Nazi Germany. Exploring the derring-do and the daily grind of these intrepid souls, Debórah Dwork opens a window on the role of the unpredictable and the irrational.
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Faith During the Holocaust
Faith During the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Dec 1, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Dec 1, 2021 at 3:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar Dr. David Deutsch, Yad Vashem educator, will explore Jewish observance and how it adapted in the darkness of the ghettos and the camps.
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Ethics, Justice and the Holocaust
Ethics, Justice and the Holocaust 11:00am - 12:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Dec 2, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Dec 2, 2021 at 12:30pm
The virtual panel discussion Ethics, Justice and the Holocaust will consider the issue of medical ethics during, and in response to, the Holocaust. The panelists will discuss educational initiatives that draw on the history of the Holocaust to develop ethical leadership in the contemporary context.
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Teach the Human Story: The Life of Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes Kor
Teach the Human Story: The Life of Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes Kor 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Dec 2, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Dec 2, 2021 at 1:00pm
Teaching the Human Story is a core principle of pedagogy for Echoes & Reflections. Students and their teachers are invited to join Echoes & Reflections as they examine the life of Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor in partnership with the organization she founded, CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center of Terre Haute, IN.
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November 2021

Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

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  • Sun, Oct 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Sounds from Silence: Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Author, Psychiatrist, and Professor

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  • Sun, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Australia

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  • Sun, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course

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

The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death

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  • Tue, Nov 2, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Meet the Author: Rebecca Erbelding

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

Holocaust Speaker Series: Tom Schaumberg

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  • Wed, Nov 3, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era

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  • Thu, Nov 4, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art

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  • Thu, Nov 4, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Launch of Morris Schnitzer’s Memoir, "Escape from the Edge"

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  • Thu, Nov 4, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Distortion: Understanding a Growing Threat

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  • Mon, Nov 8, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Virtual

Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning (Day 1)

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  • Mon, Nov 8, 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Defying Expectations: Women Resistance Fighters during the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Nov 8, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Remembering Krystallnacht: A Lecture by Robert Watson

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  YouTube & Facebook

Antisemitism and Racism in a Moment of Reckoning (Day 2)

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 11:30am - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University Kristallnacht Commemorative Program

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Cohen Center Kristallnacht Rememberance

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Question & Answer with Pinchas Blitt

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Commemoration of Kristallnacht: Kristallnacht and the Tulsa Race Massacre

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  • Tue, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual International Kristallnacht Commemoration

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 9:00am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Speaker Series: Al Miller

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

Intersecting Identities: Growing Up Asian and Jewish

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Cartoon Crusader Comes to America: Arthur Szyk’s Battle against the Nazis in the New World

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Human Story: Connections to AAPI History and the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Resilience in the Face of Impossible Odds: Jewish WWI Veterans in the November Pogrom

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

6th Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht and the SS St. Louis

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

BOYKOTT April 1, 1933: Spectatorship and the Exclusion of Jews from the German Community

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

A Virtual Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors

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  • Wed, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual

Veterans Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Thu, Nov 11 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Stories from the Violins of Hope

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  • Thu, Nov 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual

Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference

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  • Thu, Nov 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Marguerite Barankitse

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  • Thu, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

2021 Jewish Book & Arts Festival: Leah Garrett, author of "X Troop"

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  • Thu, Nov 11, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Kaplan Theatre

The Legacy of Aristides

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  • Sun, Nov 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Tools for Breaking Hate

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  • Mon, Nov 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Narrating Srebrenica: Conducting Oral Histories with Genocide Survivors

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  • Tue, Nov 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

How Was it Humanly Possible?

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  • Tue, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

2021 First Person Series: Frank Liebermann

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  • Wed, Nov 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  YouTube

60 Years Later: The Eichmann Trial in Media & Memory

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  • Wed, Nov 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar

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  • Wed, Nov 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Meet the Author: Dan Grunfeld

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  • Thu, Nov 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Power, Intoxication, and Masculinity: Fueling the Nazi War Machine

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  • Fri, Nov 19, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Virtual Tour of the Tenement Museum: An Examination of the Jewish American Post-Holocaust Story

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  • Tue, Nov 23, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Thu, Nov 25 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Yahad-in Unum #BeyondMemory Autumn Conference

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  • Thu, Nov 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Fri, Nov 26 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Fleeing Mussolini: Italian-Jewish Refugees in the United States

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  • Sun, Nov 28, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Saints and Liars: American Relief and Rescue Workers during the Nazi Era

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  • Tue, Nov 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Faith During the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Dec 1, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Ethics, Justice and the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Dec 2, 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

Teach the Human Story: The Life of Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes Kor

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  • Thu, Dec 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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