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September 2022

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The Role of Media Literacy in Understanding Today
The Role of Media Literacy in Understanding Today 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Aug 31, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Aug 31, 2022 at 4:00pm
Build understanding of the role media plays in shaping narratives around representations and stereotypes in this special session with the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) and Echoes & Reflections.
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Lunch & Learn - Highlights from the Archives: Maxey Liberator Collection
Lunch & Learn - Highlights from the Archives: Maxey Liberator Collection 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 1, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Sep 1, 2022 at 1:00pm
Join Felicia Williamson, Director of Library and Archives, to learn more about Henry Lee Maxey through selected artifacts from the Maxey Liberator Collection in the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum’s archives, including a 42nd Infantry Division Campaign Map, Service Record Book, U.S. Army Combat Medical Badge, and Bronze Star medal.
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Labor Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Labor Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Sep 5, 2022 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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THGAAC September 2022 Quarterly Meeting
THGAAC September 2022 Quarterly Meeting 8:30am - 4:00pm (7h 30m)
Commission Meetings
Starts Sep 7, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Sep 7, 2022 at 4:00pm
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission (THGAAC) is holding its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 beginning at 1:00 P.M.
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The Fate of Jewish Children Under Nazi Control
The Fate of Jewish Children Under Nazi Control 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 12, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Sep 12, 2022 at 3:00pm
Dr. Sharon Kangisser Cohen of Yad Vashem, will present some of the experiences of Jewish children under Nazi rule. Based on primary sources and post-war testimonies, this presentation will explore some of the challenges children faced and ways in which they attempted to cope with their increasingly violent reality.
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Exploring Antisemitism and Holocaust Survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz’s Story
Exploring Antisemitism and Holocaust Survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz’s Story 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 14, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 14, 2022 at 4:00pm
In Echoes & Reflections' new online activities for students, Explore the Past, Shape the Future, they highlight the story of a single survivor, Itka, and take a virtual ‘field trip’ through her hometown of Ciechanow, Poland, to explore early experiences with antisemitism and Nazi terror, to her time in Auschwitz.
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The Establishment of Ghettos
The Establishment of Ghettos 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 19, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Sep 19, 2022 at 3:00pm
Why did the Germans create ghettos throughout Eastern Europe? What functions did they fulfill for the Germans? For two-and-a-half years, Jews from all over Poland were herded into ghettos and forced to live in terrible conditions of overcrowding, hunger and disease.
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Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death
Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death 6:00pm - 8:30pm (2h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 21, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 21, 2022 at 8:30pm
Join Dr. David Marwell, author of Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death, for an in-depth look at Mengele’s life and his role in the Holocaust. 
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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah All Day
General
Sep 26, 2022 (All Day)
Shana tova!
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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah All Day
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Sep 27, 2022 (All Day)
Shana tova!
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September 2022

The Role of Media Literacy in Understanding Today

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  • Wed, Aug 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Lunch & Learn - Highlights from the Archives: Maxey Liberator Collection

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  • Thu, Sep 1, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Labor Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Mon, Sep 5 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

THGAAC September 2022 Quarterly Meeting

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  • Wed, Sep 7, 8:30am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

The Fate of Jewish Children Under Nazi Control

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  • Mon, Sep 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Exploring Antisemitism and Holocaust Survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz’s Story

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  • Wed, Sep 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Establishment of Ghettos

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  • Mon, Sep 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death

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  • Wed, Sep 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Rosh Hashanah

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  • Mon, Sep 26 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Rosh Hashanah

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  • Tue, Sep 27 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

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