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2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory"
2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory" 8:30am - 10:30am (2h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 10:30am
Join the American Society for Yad Vashem for their 2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory"
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Holocaust Remembrance Around the World: Guatemala
Holocaust Remembrance Around the World: Guatemala 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
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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Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Transport of 999 Jewish Women to Auschwitz: The Beginning of the Systematic Annihilation of the Jews
Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Transport of 999 Jewish Women to Auschwitz: The Beginning of the Systematic Annihilation of the Jews 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 2:00pm
Heather Dune Macadam, author of the book "999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz," will speak about her research for the book and the soon to be released film "999."
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Teaching Antisemitism: The Challenges
Teaching Antisemitism: The Challenges 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 2:00pm
In keeping with his devotion to the fight against antisemitism, Dr. Charles Asher Small explores the challenges confronting educators who would bring that battle to the schools on all levels. In doing so, he sounds a warning to us all in this time of increasing antisemitism.
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Student Day at the (Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights) Museum
Student Day at the (Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights) Museum 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2h)
Exhibits
Starts Mar 27, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 27, 2022 at 4:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum's Junior Board for a free afternoon of learning! Students can explore the museum's permanent and special exhibitions, attend an interactive session in our Dimensions in Testimony Theater, and hear from a special guest speaker.
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Technology and New Media in Holocaust Education
Technology and New Media in Holocaust Education 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 28, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 28, 2022 at 7:00pm
Featuring Video Game Director and 3G Luc Bernard and his immersive gaming experience "The Light in the Darkness" that evolves the way current and future generations think and learn about the Holocaust and antisemitism. Luc is the Founder & Executive Director of Voices of the Forgotten.
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Home-school Day
Home-school Day 9:30am - 2:30pm (5h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 9:30am
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 2:30pm
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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Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America
Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) & Pedro Gonzále for a discussion entitled "Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America."
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Gendered Memories: The Legacy of Wartime Sexual Violence in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Gendered Memories: The Legacy of Wartime Sexual Violence in Bosnia & Herzegovina 11:00am - 12:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 12:30pm
Join the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center for a conversation about the devastating impact that this deliberate war waged on women’s bodies has had at the individual, communal, and national levels.
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Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism
Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 29, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 29, 2022 at 4:00pm
Participate in this Echoes & Reflections webinar to gain resources for teaching about antisemitism in today’s world and to access strategies for promoting action and agency among students in the fight against antisemitism and hate.
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Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided at Wannsee?
Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided at Wannsee? 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 30, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 30, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Austin for the second of their annual Spring Lecture Series. Dr. Amy Kerner will present "Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided At Wannsee?"
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César Chávez Day
César Chávez Day All Day
General
Mar 31, 2022 (All Day)
It is possible that Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe César Chávez Day will be out of the office.
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The “Citizen Other”: Citizenship Stripping in Nazi Germany and the United States
The “Citizen Other”: Citizenship Stripping in Nazi Germany and the United States 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 31, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 31, 2022 at 7:00pm
What were the similarities and differences between the United States & Germany's views of race, rights, and belonging?
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Film Screening: "Three Minutes - A Lengthening"
Film Screening: "Three Minutes - A Lengthening" 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Films
Starts Mar 31, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 31, 2022 at 9:00pm
Holocaust Museum Houston is proud to present this film screening of "Three Minutes - A Lengthening" as part of the ERJCC Houston Jewish Film Festival.
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Ukrainian Scholars on War, Genocide, and the Holocaust
Ukrainian Scholars on War, Genocide, and the Holocaust 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 1, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College and Ukrainian scholars Yulia Abibok, Ihor Dvorkin, Artem Kharchenko, and Anatoly Podolsky, whose lives have been disrupted by Russia's aggression, in a discussion of their work and their experiences of war.
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"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course
"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course All Day
Workshops
Apr 4, 2022 (All Day)
Explore Echoes & Reflections resources to support creating context for teaching Elie Wiesel’s memoir "Night."
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"Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry": A Guide for Teachers
"Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry": A Guide for Teachers 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 5, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 5, 2022 at 3:00pm
In this webinar, Beth Krasemann will provide invaluable guidance on how to teach this difficult history through effective inquiry-based learning.
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Powell Professional Development Series on Holocaust Education
Powell Professional Development Series on Holocaust Education 6:40pm - 7:40pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 5, 2022 at 6:40pm
Ends Apr 5, 2022 at 7:40pm
This series of online workshops will provide teachers with an opportunity to explore topics in-depth and gain practical ideas and activities that can be easily implemented in the classroom.
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The Upstander: An Evening with Jori Epstein
The Upstander: An Evening with Jori Epstein 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 5, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 5, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for an evening with Jori as she discusses her book, "The Upstander: How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben's Mission to Dismantle Hate."
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Fires of Hate: How the Nazis Targeted Books and Free Thinking
Fires of Hate: How the Nazis Targeted Books and Free Thinking 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 9:00am
The Nazi regime’s early efforts to control the thoughts and lives of its citizens foreshadowed more brutal threats on the horizon. As campaigns to ban books and control information resurface today, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum invites you to join us for this timely program.
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Making Holocaust Memory Relevant: Inspiring the Next Generation of Community Changemakers
Making Holocaust Memory Relevant: Inspiring the Next Generation of Community Changemakers 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 11:00am
Thought Partnerships invites you to commemorate Genocide Awareness month by joining the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College for an engaging roundtable discussion spotlighting how two different Holocaust Centers are using memorialization and Holocaust education to make the issues of antisemitism, racism, and polarization relevant to the next generation of community changemakers.
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The Current State of Antisemitism
The Current State of Antisemitism 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 8:00pm
Josh Lipowsky, a senior research analyst with the Counter Extremism Project and a fellow 3G, will guide us on this topic as he unpacks the “new antisemitism” and the modern incarnations of the world’s oldest hatred.
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Japanese American Incarceration: Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II
Japanese American Incarceration: Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 6, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 6, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they invite Stephanie D. Hinnershitz, author of "Japanese American Incarceration: The Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II," to discuss how the U.S. government used incarceration to address labor demands during World War II and how Japanese Americans responded to the stripping of their rights.
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28th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
28th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda 3:00am - 4:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 7, 2022 at 3:00am
Ends Apr 7, 2022 at 4:00am
The overall purpose of this annual commemoration is to continuously awaken greater awareness of the African peoples and the international community about the value of life and humanity, and to renew our collective commitment to protect and uphold fundamental human rights.
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Commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 7, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 7, 2022 at 10:00am
This year the United Nations Department of Global Communications and the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Rwanda to the United Nations will host the virtual commemoration to mark the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
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Auschwitz Virtual Live Tour
Auschwitz Virtual Live Tour 12:00pm - 2:00pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 7, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Apr 7, 2022 at 2:00pm
The tour of the death camp, led live by a professional guide from Poland, includes historical footage, aerial pictures, drone recordings, modern animation, and testimonies of survivors combined with virtual reality tools to teach people throughout the world about the horrors that happened in the world’s most infamous concentration camp.
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Holocaust Survivors Stories: The Amazing Journey of Linda and Morris I. Penn and Riva Kremer
Holocaust Survivors Stories: The Amazing Journey of Linda and Morris I. Penn and Riva Kremer 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 7, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 7, 2022 at 7:00pm
Hy presents this program at Holocaust Museum Houston in honor of what would have been his father’s 100th birthday this month.
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Kwibuka28 Commemoration featuring Omar Ndizeye
Kwibuka28 Commemoration featuring Omar Ndizeye 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 8, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 8, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) for their Kwibuka28 Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda featuring Omar Ndizeye.
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Apr 11, 2022 (All Day)
Participate in this online course for a guided, facilitator-led exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support the teaching of historical and contemporary antisemitism in today’s classrooms.
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Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa
Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 11, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 11, 2022 at 10:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for a symposium on contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Movie Monday Film Discussion: Who Will Write Our History
Movie Monday Film Discussion: Who Will Write Our History 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Apr 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 11, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a discussion on Holocaust and human rights films moderated by museum historians and educators.
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28th Commemoration of Genocide Against Tutsis in Rwanda
28th Commemoration of Genocide Against Tutsis in Rwanda 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 11, 2022 at 9:00pm
In cooperation with the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio and the Jewish Community Relations Council, join to learn about the genocide and remember the victims of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
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The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 12, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 12, 2022 at 3:00pm
Liz Elsby, educator at Yad Vashem, will explain the significance behind this inspiring event of the Holocaust.
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The Visual Archive: Documenting the Holocaust and Genocide Through Photography
The Visual Archive: Documenting the Holocaust and Genocide Through Photography 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 12, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Apr 12, 2022 at 4:00pm
This event explores the importance of using photography to document the existence and destruction of Jewish and Native American communities.
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"In Spite of Everything": How the Popular Focus on Anne Frank Obscures Holocaust Remembrance and Foments Distortions
"In Spite of Everything": How the Popular Focus on Anne Frank Obscures Holocaust Remembrance and Foments Distortions 7:00pm - 7:45pm (45m)
Workshops
Starts Apr 12, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 12, 2022 at 7:45pm
Join THGAAC Director of Education Dr. J.E. Wolfson as he presents at Congregation Agudas Achim as part of Shalom Austin's YOMS Educational Electives.
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Art Against War, Art Against Hate: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski
Art Against War, Art Against Hate: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College for a special conversation with Polish poet/post-rock musician Grzegorz Kwiatkowski who was born into a very particular history.
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Book Talk: "Plunder" with Menachem Kaiser
Book Talk: "Plunder" with Menachem Kaiser 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for the first lecture in the Genocide Awareness Month lecture series, with the author of "Plunder," Menachem Kaiser.
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Love, Lies, & Justice: From "East West Street" to "The Ratline"
Love, Lies, & Justice: From "East West Street" to "The Ratline" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 7:00pm
Professor Sand’s book "East West Street" examines the stories of the two men who, simultaneously, in the same city, and unknown to each other, originated the concepts of “genocide” and “crimes against humanity.”
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"Germans Must Not Bury Their History": The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary
"Germans Must Not Bury Their History": The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas for the third and final talk of their annual Spring Lecture Series. Dr. Pedro Gonzalez Corona will present "'Germans Must Not Bury Their History: The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary."
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Good Friday Holiday
Good Friday Holiday All Day
General
Apr 15, 2022 (All Day)
It is possible that Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe Good Friday will be out of the office.
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Passover Begins
Passover Begins All Day
General
Apr 15, 2022 (All Day)
It is possible that Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe Passover will be out of the office.
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APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust All Day
Workshops
Apr 18, 2022 (All Day)
April 18, 2022 is the application deadline for the 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust.
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Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Remembrance with Maud Dahme
Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Remembrance with Maud Dahme 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 19, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 19, 2022 at 10:00am
This program is taking place online on the actual date of liberation for Maud Dahme, a Holocaust survivor from The Netherlands. You will hear testimony from Maud and see a virtual tour of the Montreal Holocaust Museum exhibit.
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The "Final Solution" in the East and West
The "Final Solution" in the East and West 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 20, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Apr 20, 2022 at 4:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, an educator from Yahad – In Unum, an organization dedicated to identifying sites of mass execution and gathering evidence of these massacres in Eastern Europe, will share classroom resources for sharing this history with students.
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An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander
An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 20, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 20, 2022 at 7:00pm
The Tennessee Holocaust Commission welcomes Mr. Joseph Alexander as a guest speaker. He endured five long years of Nazi occupation, surviving the Warsaw Ghetto and 12 concentration camps, including Auschwitz and Dachau.
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San Jacinto Day (Office Closed)
San Jacinto Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Apr 21, 2022 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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Passover Ends
Passover Ends All Day
General
Apr 23, 2022 (All Day)
It is possible that Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe Passover will be out of the office.
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Eva and the Angel of Death
Eva and the Angel of Death 8:04pm - 10:00pm (1h 56m)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 23, 2022 at 8:04pm
Ends Apr 23, 2022 at 10:00pm
Density512 announces the world premiere of the new Holocaust Remembrance opera "Eva and the Angel of Death."
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Eva and the Angel of Death
Eva and the Angel of Death 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 24, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 24, 2022 at 4:00pm
Density512 announces the world premiere of the new Holocaust Remembrance opera "Eva and the Angel of Death."
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Holocaust Day of Remembrance
Holocaust Day of Remembrance 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 24, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 24, 2022 at 4:00pm
In recognition of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), the public is invited to a special presentation by author Anna Salton Eisen at the Georgetown Public Library, Hewlett Room on Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 2:00PM.
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Annual Yom HaShoah Observance
Annual Yom HaShoah Observance 3:00pm - 4:30pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 24, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Apr 24, 2022 at 4:30pm
Please join Holocaust Museum Houston in observance of Yom HaShoah, a day of remembrance for the 6 million Jewish people who lost their lives during the Holocaust.
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Armenian Genocide Remembrance
Armenian Genocide Remembrance 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 24, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 24, 2022 at 7:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) for their annual Armenian Genocide Remembrance Program, featuring Dr. Henry Theriault.
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2022 Yom HaShoah Commemoration
2022 Yom HaShoah Commemoration 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 24, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 24, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join Voices of Hope at 6:00PM* CDT to honor the memory of the six million who perished during the Shoah and for a panel discussion with Holocaust survivor Ruth "Tutti" Fishman and her son, Peter and grandson, Garrett. Tutti's daughter Heidi will moderate.
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Untold Stories: The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project
Untold Stories: The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 25, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 25, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a moderated discussion of the The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project, a collaboration between the University of Houston and Holocaust Museum Houston’s Latino Initiatives Program. The project explores Sephardic Latinx history using oral histories led by students at the University of Houston.
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Home-school Day
Home-school Day 9:30am - 2:30pm (5h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 9:30am
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 2:30pm
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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The Abuse and Trivialization of Holocaust Memory
The Abuse and Trivialization of Holocaust Memory 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 3:00pm
On the eve of Israel's Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah), this Echoes & Reflections webinar will address how the Holocaust is being misused and abused in everyday references, to the point where it is losing significance.
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HMMSA Elementary Curriculum Launch
HMMSA Elementary Curriculum Launch 4:30pm - 6:30pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 4:30pm
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 6:30pm
The Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio is excited to launch our first K-5 curriculum on April 26, 2022. They are hosting a FREE two-hour virtual event to celebrate.
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2022 Days of Remembrance Commemoration
2022 Days of Remembrance Commemoration 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 26, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Apr 26, 2022 at 6:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for their annual commemoration of the Holocaust.
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Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories
Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
Revisiting the provincial histories of the Ottoman state through local and regional perspectives, David Gutman will highlight the Armenian migration to North America and Umit Kurt will discuss processes of dispossession and economics of genocide.
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Meet the author with Menachem Rosensaft, "Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen"
Meet the author with Menachem Rosensaft, "Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen" 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme invites you to a book signing and discussion event at the United Nations Bookshop with Menachem Z. Rosensaft, author of “Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen”.
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Zikaron BaSalon
Zikaron BaSalon 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 8:00pm
Zikaron BaSalon (In Hebrew- “remembrance in the living room”), offers a meaningful and intimate way to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day and address its implications through discussions at home among family, friends, and guests. Join a living room in your area on Wednesday, April 27, and listen to a story from a holocaust survivor or their family member.
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Yom HaShoah with the Music of Rabbi Simi Lam
Yom HaShoah with the Music of Rabbi Simi Lam 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 9:00pm
Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, is observed by the Jewish community each spring, and is a national memorial day in Israel. The San Antonio Community observes Yom Hashoah at a different San Antonio synagogue every year. This observance uses Jewish traditions to remember the victims of the Holocaust, we invite all San Antonio Community members to join in remembering those whose lives were lost during the Holocaust.
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Yom HaShoah Remembrance Event
Yom HaShoah Remembrance Event 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join Shalom Austin for this special community Yom HaShoah remembrance event.
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Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2022
Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2022 7:15pm - 8:45pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 27, 2022 at 7:15pm
Ends Apr 27, 2022 at 8:45pm
Yom HaShoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorates the six million Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust and celebrates the lives of those who survived. Join the Dallas area community to reflect upon this tragedy, remember those who perished, and honor our Survivors.
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Yom HaShoah
Yom HaShoah All Day
General
Apr 28, 2022 (All Day)
Yom HaShoah is observed as a day of commemoration for the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany and its collaborators, and for the Jewish resistance in that period.
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Uncovering the Legacy of the Holocaust in Bulgaria
Uncovering the Legacy of the Holocaust in Bulgaria 8:30am - 10:00am (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 10:00am
Please join Columbia University in the City of New York for a virtual symposium co-convened by Harriman Institute Adjunct Assistant Professor Tanya Domi and Laura Cohen, Executive Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, CUNY.
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Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance
Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 10:00am
Join the Center fro Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) for their annual commemoration of Yom HaShoah with featured speaker Eli Rosenbaum.
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2022 Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration
2022 Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 10:00am
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education (Chhange) for their annual commemoration of Yom HaShoah with featured speaker Eli Rosenbaum.
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Fleeing a Home, Seeking a Home: Jewish Refugees in Modern Times
Fleeing a Home, Seeking a Home: Jewish Refugees in Modern Times 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
This panel grapples with migrations of Jews displaced by war in three different geopolitical contexts: Ukraine, Central Asia, and the Middle East.
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The Fates of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust in the Former Yugoslavia
The Fates of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust in the Former Yugoslavia 11:00am - 12:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 12:30pm
Please join Columbia University in the City of New York for a virtual symposium co-convened by Harriman Institute Adjunct Assistant Professor Tanya Domi and Laura Cohen, Executive Director of the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, CUNY.
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Holocaust Remembrance Day
Holocaust Remembrance Day 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas as they gather to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah).
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The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past to Today
The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past to Today 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar will help educators integrate the topic of refugees into their Holocaust instruction by making connections between the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and refugee experiences today.
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What They Left Behind: Preservation of Holocaust Memory Today
What They Left Behind: Preservation of Holocaust Memory Today 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 6:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College for a discussion about how institutions and scholars are finding new ways to preserve and document Holocaust memory.
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The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt
The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 28, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 28, 2022 at 7:30pm
In his newest book, Dr. Avinoam Patt examines the heroic saga of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, analyzing how the revolt was mythologized in a way that captured the attention of Jews around the world, allowing them to imagine what it might have been like to be there, engaged in the struggle against the Nazi oppressor.
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Genocide on Our Watch
Genocide on Our Watch 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 29, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Apr 29, 2022 at 10:00am
Join the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) for a timely and informative online series addressing current-day genocides during Genocide Awareness Month. (Darfur)
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April 2022

2022 Arfa Professional Development Conference, "Without a Trace: the Obligation of Memory"

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Remembrance Around the World: Guatemala

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Marking the 80th Anniversary of the Transport of 999 Jewish Women to Auschwitz: The Beginning of the Systematic Annihilation of the Jews

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching Antisemitism: The Challenges

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Student Day at the (Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights) Museum

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  • Sun, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Technology and New Media in Holocaust Education

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  • Mon, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Home-school Day

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 9:30am - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Distortion and Negation of the Shoah in Latin America

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Gendered Memories: The Legacy of Wartime Sexual Violence in Bosnia & Herzegovina

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Mar 29, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Was the Nazi Final Solution Decided at Wannsee?

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  • Wed, Mar 30, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  UT Dallas, Davidson Auditorium

César Chávez Day

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

The “Citizen Other”: Citizenship Stripping in Nazi Germany and the United States

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  • Thu, Mar 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Film Screening: "Three Minutes - A Lengthening"

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  • Thu, Mar 31, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Ukrainian Scholars on War, Genocide, and the Holocaust

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  • Fri, Apr 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course

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  • Mon, Apr 4 (all day)
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  • Location:  Zoom

"Teaching the Holocaust by Inquiry": A Guide for Teachers

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  • Tue, Apr 5, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Powell Professional Development Series on Holocaust Education

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  • Tue, Apr 5, 6:40pm - 7:40pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Upstander: An Evening with Jori Epstein

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  • Tue, Apr 5, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Barshop Jewish Community Center

Fires of Hate: How the Nazis Targeted Books and Free Thinking

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Making Holocaust Memory Relevant: Inspiring the Next Generation of Community Changemakers

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online

The Current State of Antisemitism

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Japanese American Incarceration: Camps and Coerced Labor during World War II

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  • Wed, Apr 6, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

28th Commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

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  • Thu, Apr 7, 3:00am - 4:00am
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  • Location:  Zoom

Commemoration of the International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

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  • Thu, Apr 7, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual

Auschwitz Virtual Live Tour

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  • Thu, Apr 7, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Survivors Stories: The Amazing Journey of Linda and Morris I. Penn and Riva Kremer

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  • Thu, Apr 7, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Kwibuka28 Commemoration featuring Omar Ndizeye

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  • Fri, Apr 8, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Apr 11 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Contemporary Jewry in Sub-Saharan Africa

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  • Mon, Apr 11, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Movie Monday Film Discussion: Who Will Write Our History

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  • Mon, Apr 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

28th Commemoration of Genocide Against Tutsis in Rwanda

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  • Mon, Apr 11, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Campus of San Antonio JCC

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

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  • Tue, Apr 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Visual Archive: Documenting the Holocaust and Genocide Through Photography

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  • Tue, Apr 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"In Spite of Everything": How the Popular Focus on Anne Frank Obscures Holocaust Remembrance and Foments Distortions

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  • Tue, Apr 12, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Congregation Agudas Achim Education Building

Art Against War, Art Against Hate: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Book Talk: "Plunder" with Menachem Kaiser

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Love, Lies, & Justice: From "East West Street" to "The Ratline"

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"Germans Must Not Bury Their History": The Wannsee Conference in the Latin American Imaginary

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  • Wed, Apr 13, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Erik Jonsson Academic Center, JO 4.614

Good Friday Holiday

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  • Fri, Apr 15 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Passover Begins

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  • Fri, Apr 15 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2022 Annual Seminar on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Apr 18 (all day)
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Yom HaShoah Commemoration and Remembrance with Maud Dahme

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  • Tue, Apr 19, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The "Final Solution" in the East and West

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  • Wed, Apr 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Joseph Alexander

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  • Wed, Apr 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

San Jacinto Day (Office Closed)

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  • Thu, Apr 21 (all day)
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Passover Ends

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  • Sat, Apr 23 (all day)
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Eva and the Angel of Death

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  • Sat, Apr 23, 8:04pm - 10:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Austin Central Public Library Special Events Center

Eva and the Angel of Death

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  • Sun, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Austin Central Public Library Special Events Center

Holocaust Day of Remembrance

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  • Sun, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Georgetown Public Library

Annual Yom HaShoah Observance

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  • Sun, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Congregation Beth Israel

Armenian Genocide Remembrance

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  • Sun, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Facebook Live

2022 Yom HaShoah Commemoration

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  • Sun, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual

Untold Stories: The Sephardic Latinx Oral History Project

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  • Mon, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Home-school Day

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 9:30am - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

The Abuse and Trivialization of Holocaust Memory

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

HMMSA Elementary Curriculum Launch

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

2022 Days of Remembrance Commemoration

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  • Tue, Apr 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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  • Location:  Virtual

Armenian Genocide and Provincial Histories

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Meet the author with Menachem Rosensaft, "Poems Born in Bergen-Belsen"

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Zikaron BaSalon

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  TBD

Yom HaShoah with the Music of Rabbi Simi Lam

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Congregation Rodfei Sholom

Yom HaShoah Remembrance Event

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Congregation Agudas Achim

Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2022

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  • Wed, Apr 27, 7:15pm - 8:45pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Congregation Shearith Israel

Yom HaShoah

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  • Thu, Apr 28 (all day)
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Uncovering the Legacy of the Holocaust in Bulgaria

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 8:30am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual

2022 Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Fleeing a Home, Seeking a Home: Jewish Refugees in Modern Times

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Fates of the Roma and Sinti during the Holocaust in the Former Yugoslavia

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  University of Texas at Dallas

The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past to Today

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

What They Left Behind: Preservation of Holocaust Memory Today

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

The Jewish Heroes of Warsaw: The Afterlife of the Revolt

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  • Thu, Apr 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Genocide on Our Watch

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  • Fri, Apr 29, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

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