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The Devil's Confession: The Lost Eichmann Tapes All Day (7 days)
Films
Starts Jan 19, 2024
Ends Feb 25, 2024
The architect of Hitler's Final Solution boasts about his role & motives during the Holocaust. Virtual Screening with Austin Jewish Film Festival.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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ADL: Words to Action Teen & Parent Event
ADL: Words to Action Teen & Parent Event 5:00pm - 7:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 25, 2024 at 5:00pm
Ends Feb 25, 2024 at 7:00pm
Empowering Jewish Students to Address Antisemitism in Their Lives- Meeting for teens & their parents.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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The First Olympics Under Nazi Rule in Germany: The Games of The IV Winter Olympiad- Echoes & Reflections
The First Olympics Under Nazi Rule in Germany: The Games of The IV Winter Olympiad- Echoes & Reflections 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 28, 2024 at 5:00pm
Ends Feb 28, 2024 at 6:00pm
Echoes & Reflections' facilitator Todd Hennessy looks at the Winter Olympic games played in Germany & the experiences of Jewish athletes.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Resisters: How Ordinary Jews Fought Persecution in Hitler’s Germany
Resisters: How Ordinary Jews Fought Persecution in Hitler’s Germany 6:30pm - 8:30pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 29, 2024 at 6:30pm
Ends Feb 29, 2024 at 8:30pm
Jewish resistance during the Holocaust is still understood mostly in terms of rare armed group activities in the Nazi occupied East, for example ghetto uprisings or partisan activities.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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USHMM- Irena Sendler: Risking Her Life to Save Others
USHMM- Irena Sendler: Risking Her Life to Save Others 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 1, 2024 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 1, 2024 at 12:00pm
During World War II, Polish social worker Irena Sendler leveraged her vast network to smuggle food, medicine, and supplies into the Warsaw ghetto in German-occupied Poland—and smuggle Jewish children out.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies: Annual Scholars' Conference
Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies: Annual Scholars' Conference All Day (3 days)
General
Starts Mar 2, 2024
Ends Mar 4, 2024
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas Conference March 2-4, 2024. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies: Annual Scholars' Conference All Day (3 days)
General
Starts Mar 2, 2024
Ends Mar 4, 2024
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas Conference March 2-4, 2024. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary.
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UTD: “The Legacy of the Holocaust by Bullets in Contemporary Mass Crimes and Genocides”
UTD: “The Legacy of the Holocaust by Bullets in Contemporary Mass Crimes and Genocides” 9:00am - 10:30am (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2024 at 9:00am
Ends Mar 3, 2024 at 10:30am
Marco Gonzalez, Executive Director of Yahad-In Unum, presents the Michael and Elaine Jaffe Lecture in conjunction with the 54th Annual Scholars' Conference.
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UTD: “But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust”
UTD: “But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust” 6:30pm - 8:30pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 3, 2024 at 6:30pm
Ends Mar 3, 2024 at 8:30pm
“But I Live”: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust (New Jewish Press, 2022), a collection of three graphic novellas, renders oral testimonies into distinct visual narratives. For each of the three novellas, a Holocaust survivor was paired with a comics artist to co-create a graphic narrative drawing on the survivors’ lived experiences before, during, and after the Holocaust. In this presentation, Dr. Charlotte Schallié will provide insights into the process of co-creation, the notion of relational memory, and the importance of honoring reciprocity in survivor-led testimony-sharing practices.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies: Annual Scholars' Conference All Day (3 days)
General
Starts Mar 2, 2024
Ends Mar 4, 2024
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas Conference March 2-4, 2024. This conference offers the opportunity to address the historical significance of the Holocaust through scholarship that is interfaith, international, and interdisciplinary.
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HMMSA Reads: "The Escape Artist" by Jonathan Freeland
HMMSA Reads: "The Escape Artist" by Jonathan Freeland All Day
General
Mar 4, 2024 (All Day)
The astonishing true story of Rudolf Vrba, the man who broke out of Auschwitz to warn the world of a truth too few were willing to hear.
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"Salvaged Pages": Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust- ISGAP
"Salvaged Pages": Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust- ISGAP 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 4, 2024 at 10:00am
Ends Mar 4, 2024 at 11:00am
Professor Alexandra Zapruder, National Jewish Book Awardee; Author, “Salvaged Pages”
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Women In Resistance- Echoes & Reflections
Women In Resistance- Echoes & Reflections 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 4, 2024 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 4, 2024 at 3:00pm
Sheryl Ochayon, Project Director from Yad Vashem shares the story of women who smuggled dynamite out of the factory where they were forced to work in order to stage armed resistance.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio Reads: Beneath the Scarlet Sky
Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio Reads: Beneath the Scarlet Sky 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 5, 2024 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 5, 2024 at 7:00pm
Join us on Zoom for our discussion of Beneath the Scarlet Sky.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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THGAAC March 2024 Quarterly Meeting
THGAAC March 2024 Quarterly Meeting 9:00am - 1:00pm (4h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Mar 6, 2024 at 9:00am
Ends Mar 6, 2024 at 1:00pm
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission (THGAAC) is holding its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, March 6, 2024 beginning at 8:30AM.
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Fritz- "Traces of a Jewish Artist: The Lost Life & Work of Rahel Szalit (1888-1942) A Book Talk by Kerry Wallach, Gettysburg College
Fritz- "Traces of a Jewish Artist: The Lost Life & Work of Rahel Szalit (1888-1942) A Book Talk by Kerry Wallach, Gettysburg College 11:00am - 1:00pm (2h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 6, 2024 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 6, 2024 at 1:00pm
Dallas Jewish Film Festival: One Life
Dallas Jewish Film Festival: One Life 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Films
Starts Mar 6, 2024 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 6, 2024 at 9:00pm
One Life is the story of British stockbroker Nicholas Winton who visits Czechoslovakia in the 1930s & forms plans to assist in the rescue of Jewish children before the onset of WWII.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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USHMM- A Priest in a Nazi Collar: German Military Chaplains and the Holocaust
USHMM- A Priest in a Nazi Collar: German Military Chaplains and the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 7, 2024 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 7, 2024 at 7:00pm
Christian chaplains served in the German military during WWII, what role did Catholic priests & Protestant pastors play in the Holocaust?
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024 All Day
Workshops
Starts Feb 12, 2024
Ends Mar 11, 2024
Echoes & Reflections course teaches historical & contemporary antisemitism in today's classrooms.
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DHHRM- Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series
DHHRM- Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 11, 2024 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 11, 2024 at 2:00pm
Rosian Zerner was confined to the Kovno Ghetto & escaped through a hole under the fence.
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DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series
DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 12, 2024 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 12, 2024 at 2:00pm
Bert Romberg was born in Germany, his mom planned for the family to escape to England by obtaining a visa for herself & securing spots for Bert and his sister Magie on the Kindertransport, a rescue mission that allowed thousands of Jewish children to live with English citizens.
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USC Shoah Foundation: Soviet Antisemitism
USC Shoah Foundation: Soviet Antisemitism 1:00pm - 3:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 12, 2024 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 12, 2024 at 3:00pm
Izabella Tabarovsky is the Kennan Institute Senior Advisor on Regional Partnerships and Programming.
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DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series
DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 13, 2024 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 13, 2024 at 2:00pm
Hanna Schrob was born in 1936 in Holland. The Nazis invaded Holland in 1940. 2 years later, Hanna & her family were arrested by the Gestapo & deported to Westerbork Transit Camp. The family was held in Westerbork for over 6 months fearing deportation to the East. After transfer to other camps in Western Europe, Schrob & her family were liberated by the U.S. Army in France in late 1944. The family emigrated to the U.S. afterward.
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Echoes & Reflections- Hungary: The Last Chapter of the Holocaust
Echoes & Reflections- Hungary: The Last Chapter of the Holocaust 2:00pm - 4:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 13, 2024 at 2:00pm
Ends Mar 13, 2024 at 4:00pm
March 1944 Hungarian Jews were deported, most to Auschwitz. How did it happen so late in the war?
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DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series
DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 14, 2024 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 14, 2024 at 2:00pm
Dr. Andras Lacko was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1936. In a twist of fate, Lacko contracted scarlet fever in 1944 & was saved from ghettoization & subsequent deportation to Poland. He survived the Holocaust in a military hospital and was later reunited with his mother & father after the Soviet liberation of Budapest.
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HMH- Film Screening | "999: The Forgotten Girls"
HMH- Film Screening | "999: The Forgotten Girls" 6:30pm - 8:30pm (2h)
Films
Starts Mar 14, 2024 at 6:30pm
Ends Mar 14, 2024 at 8:30pm
Film: In the spring of 1942, the Nazis ordered the Slovak government to send a slave labor force and received 999 teenage, Jewish girls. Their railway ticket was a one-way trip to Auschwitz.
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DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series
DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 15, 2024 at 1:00pm
Ends Mar 15, 2024 at 2:00pm
Magie Furst was born in Astheim, Germany in 1929. In 1938, her mother planned for the family to escape to England by obtaining a visa for herself and securing spots for Furst and her brother on the Kindertransport, a rescue mission that allowed thousands of Jewish children to live with English citizens.
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Echoes & Reflections: How Could This Happen? Answering Your Students' Toughest Questions About the Holocaust
Echoes & Reflections: How Could This Happen? Answering Your Students' Toughest Questions About the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 18, 2024 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 18, 2024 at 4:00pm
Webinar about answering & engaging in discussions between teachers and their students vital to Holocaust education.
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"Women in Art: Polish Jewish Women Who Fought the Nazis"
"Women in Art: Polish Jewish Women Who Fought the Nazis" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 18, 2024 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 18, 2024 at 7:00pm
The lives of women during the Holocaust as author Judy Batalion chronicled their remarkable lives in her book "The Light of Days". Now, based on black and white photographs that have survived, artist Paula Blumenfeld is telling their stories visually, portraying in their faces their resolve, courage, selflessness, and dedication.
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Outlawing Homosexuality in Nazi Germany: Reflections on the film, “BENT”
Outlawing Homosexuality in Nazi Germany: Reflections on the film, “BENT” 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 19, 2024 at 10:30am
Ends Mar 19, 2024 at 11:30am
A conversation about “BENT,” the 1979 play subsequently adapted for the big screen, which explores the persecution of Queer men in Nazi Germany, during and after the Night of Long Knives in 1934.
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Paragraph 175: The Contemporary Impact of Nazi-era Homophobia and Persecution
Paragraph 175: The Contemporary Impact of Nazi-era Homophobia and Persecution 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 20, 2024 at 11:00am
Ends Mar 20, 2024 at 12:00pm
Dr. Jake Newsome, Scholar and Author of Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust, for a discussion about Paragraph 175’s significance, other Nazi-era attacks against the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as how this history is reflected in contemporary anti-transgender legislation.
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Echoes & Reflections- Teaching about The Armenian Genocide
Echoes & Reflections- Teaching about The Armenian Genocide 3:30pm - 4:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 21, 2024 at 3:30pm
Ends Mar 21, 2024 at 4:30pm
The history of the Armenian Genocide is both nuanced and complex.
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JCC San Antonio- LoneStar Cinema: Reckonings
JCC San Antonio- LoneStar Cinema: Reckonings 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Films
Starts Mar 21, 2024 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 21, 2024 at 9:00pm
Film part of the San Antonio Jewish Film Festival- Reckonings recounts the tense negotiations between Jewish and German leaders.
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DHHRM: Student Film Screening: Jojo Rabbit
DHHRM: Student Film Screening: Jojo Rabbit 1:30pm - 5:00pm (3h 30m)
Films
Starts Mar 24, 2024 at 1:30pm
Ends Mar 24, 2024 at 5:00pm
Screening in person & discussion of Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire film that follows a lonely German boy named Jojo whose world is turned upside down when he discovers his mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic.
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Houston Jewish Film Festival: June Zero
Houston Jewish Film Festival: June Zero 7:00pm - 8:45pm (1h 45m)
Films
Starts Mar 24, 2024 at 7:00pm
Ends Mar 24, 2024 at 8:45pm
American Filmmaker revisits the trial of Adolf Eichmann with a gripping Hebrew language historical drama centered on three Israeli characters on the periphery of Eichmann's last days.
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MJH Commemorating Arthur Szyk's 130th Birthday
MJH Commemorating Arthur Szyk's 130th Birthday 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 25, 2024 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 25, 2024 at 7:30pm
Injustice Illuminated: The Holocaust Art of Arthur Szyk. Scholar Irvin Ungar puts on a four-part lecture series about Arthur Szyk. Szyk became the most important anti-Nazi artist in America during World War II and the leading artist for the rescue of European Jewry.
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Echoes & Reflections- Women Rescuers During the Holocaust
Echoes & Reflections- Women Rescuers During the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 26, 2024 at 3:00pm
Ends Mar 26, 2024 at 4:00pm
Rescue during the Holocaust was rare and undertaken at great risk to both the rescuer and those being rescued. One of the most well-known rescue attempts during the era of the Holocaust was that of the Frank family in Amsterdam. Join Program Manager Jennifer Goss as she provides classroom-ready resources and student activities to explore what motivated female rescuers with a focus on Miep Gies and her choice to partake in the rescue efforts for those in the Secret Annex.
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Minn State Uni, Mankato- Kwibuka 30: A Child Survivor's Account of Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 1994
Minn State Uni, Mankato- Kwibuka 30: A Child Survivor's Account of Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 1994 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Mar 27, 2024 at 6:00pm
Ends Mar 27, 2024 at 7:00pm
Commissioner Providence Nkurunziza will be speaking
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Houston Jewish Film Festival- Women's Night: "Simone: Woman of the Century"
Houston Jewish Film Festival- Women's Night: "Simone: Woman of the Century" 7:30pm - 8:30pm (1h)
Films
Starts Mar 27, 2024 at 7:30pm
Ends Mar 27, 2024 at 8:30pm
French stateswoman & Holocaust survivor Simone Veil led the fight for the legalization of abortion, women's rights & prisoner rights as she rose to lead France's health ministry. Wine & cheese @ 6:45pm
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Houston Jewish Film Festival- Martha Lieberman: A Stolen Life
Houston Jewish Film Festival- Martha Lieberman: A Stolen Life 7:30pm - 9:00pm (1h 30m)
Films
Starts Mar 28, 2024 at 7:30pm
Ends Mar 28, 2024 at 9:00pm
Biopic follows Martha Liebermann, the widow of world-famous artist Max Liebermann, who was forced to either go abroad or be deported to a concentration camp
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Good Friday Holiday
Good Friday Holiday All Day
General
Mar 29, 2024 (All Day)
Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe Good Friday may be out of the office.
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Temple Beth-El Sisterhood Holocaust Presentation & Tour
Temple Beth-El Sisterhood Holocaust Presentation & Tour 10:30am - 12:00pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Mar 31, 2024 at 10:30am
Ends Mar 31, 2024 at 12:00pm
Please join Temple Beth-El Sisterhood for a light breakfast, tour, and a presentation by a second-generation survivor at the Holocaust Memorial of San Antonio on Sunday, March 31st at 10:30 a.m.
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Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024
Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024 All Day (29 days)
Workshops
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 29, 2024
This course will deepen student understanding of the Holocaust through The U.S. and the Holocaust, a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein, examining America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century and its role in World War II.
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Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium
Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium All Day (12 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 12, 2024
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, the Department of Philosophy is organizing a Genocide Awareness Symposium. This event will see some of the most distinguished professors in Genocide Studies and Prevention from across the US and Canada addressing a range of pertinent issues.
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Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024 All Day (29 days)
Workshops
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 29, 2024
This course will deepen student understanding of the Holocaust through The U.S. and the Holocaust, a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein, examining America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century and its role in World War II.
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Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium All Day (12 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 12, 2024
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, the Department of Philosophy is organizing a Genocide Awareness Symposium. This event will see some of the most distinguished professors in Genocide Studies and Prevention from across the US and Canada addressing a range of pertinent issues.
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ISGAP - “Antisemitism in Women's Rights Movements”
ISGAP - “Antisemitism in Women's Rights Movements” 10:00am - 1:00pm (3h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 2, 2024 at 10:00am
Ends Apr 2, 2024 at 1:00pm
“Antisemitism in Women's Rights Movements”
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Performance as Witness: Recognizing the Rhetoric that Leads to Violence
Performance as Witness: Recognizing the Rhetoric that Leads to Violence 10:00am - 1:00pm (3h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 2, 2024 at 10:00am
Ends Apr 2, 2024 at 1:00pm
Join Dr. Alexander Hinton, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Director of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, and UNESCO Chair on Genocide Prevention at Rutgers University, for a discussion about how the rise of political extremism and hate speech contributes to a growing atmosphere of insecurity and dehumanization in our society.
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Echoes & Reflections- A Liberator & a Spy
Echoes & Reflections- A Liberator & a Spy 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 2, 2024 at 2:00pm
Ends Apr 2, 2024 at 3:00pm
Deborah Levine speaks about her father, Aaron Levine, an Army intelligence officer who led a career as a liberator & spy.
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Jewish and You: Classes for the Curious | Shoah and Jew Hatred
Jewish and You: Classes for the Curious | Shoah and Jew Hatred 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
General
Starts Apr 2, 2024 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 2, 2024 at 8:00pm
Learn about the Holocaust and explore the ways in which Jew-hatred animates all hatred, and the ways in which it impacts Jewish life
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Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024 All Day (29 days)
Workshops
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 29, 2024
This course will deepen student understanding of the Holocaust through The U.S. and the Holocaust, a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein, examining America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century and its role in World War II.
Click for more info
 
Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium All Day (12 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 12, 2024
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, the Department of Philosophy is organizing a Genocide Awareness Symposium. This event will see some of the most distinguished professors in Genocide Studies and Prevention from across the US and Canada addressing a range of pertinent issues.
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"Strangers in Their Own Land: Jewish Self-Awareness in Holocaust Memoirs"
"Strangers in Their Own Land: Jewish Self-Awareness in Holocaust Memoirs" 3:30pm - 4:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 3, 2024 at 3:30pm
Ends Apr 3, 2024 at 4:30pm
Professor Dorian Stuber leads a discussion on short excerpts describing the realization of what it means to be oppressed.
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2024 Genocide Awareness Lecture featuring Loung Ung
2024 Genocide Awareness Lecture featuring Loung Ung 4:30pm - 5:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 3, 2024 at 4:30pm
Ends Apr 3, 2024 at 5:30pm
Peace is not a wish. Peace is not something you want, dream of, and wait for others to deliver. Peace is an action. Many, many actions. Whether in one’s heart, community, or world, peace requires our daily actions. With over three decades of experience as a student activist, a professional agent of change working on campaigns to end violence against women, landmines, and child soldiers, Loung will explore how we can all lead in our daily lives to make a difference in our world.
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HMH Film Screening: "Love Gets A Room"
HMH Film Screening: "Love Gets A Room" 7:00pm - 8:30pm (1h 30m)
Films
Starts Apr 3, 2024 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 3, 2024 at 8:30pm
Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto perform a play while surrounded by starvation, cold, and threatening Nazis. This film offers insight into a little-known aspect of life in the Warsaw ghetto
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Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024 All Day (29 days)
Workshops
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 29, 2024
This course will deepen student understanding of the Holocaust through The U.S. and the Holocaust, a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein, examining America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century and its role in World War II.
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Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium All Day (12 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 12, 2024
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, the Department of Philosophy is organizing a Genocide Awareness Symposium. This event will see some of the most distinguished professors in Genocide Studies and Prevention from across the US and Canada addressing a range of pertinent issues.
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The Women on Stieve's List- Anatomy, Nazi Victims, Legacies
The Women on Stieve's List- Anatomy, Nazi Victims, Legacies 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 4, 2024 at 3:00pm
Ends Apr 4, 2024 at 4:00pm
Dr. Sabine Hildebrandt, who teaches the history of anatomy at Harvard Medical School, scrutinizes the biographies of medical professionals during the Nazi era and restores the histories of victims subjected to coercive medical experimentation both before and after death.
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The Vel d’Hiv Round-Up: The Largest Mass Arrest in Wartime French History
The Vel d’Hiv Round-Up: The Largest Mass Arrest in Wartime French History 3:30pm - 5:00pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 4, 2024 at 3:30pm
Ends Apr 4, 2024 at 5:00pm
On July 16-17, 1942 in Occupied Paris, more than 13,000 French Jews were arrested by French Police. The victims were held in deplorable conditions at the Vélodrome d'Hiver or Vel d'Hiv, an indoor cycling stadium until they were sent to detainment camps outside of Paris where they either died or were deported to concentration camps. Dr. Eileen Angelini’s presentation will discuss how the Vichy Government planned this round-up and how the French government and people have since dealt with the pain.
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El Paso Holocaust Museum- "Unveiling Truths: Decoding Antisemitism in Media Narratives"
El Paso Holocaust Museum- "Unveiling Truths: Decoding Antisemitism in Media Narratives" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 4, 2024 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 4, 2024 at 7:00pm
In-person panel discussion on an engaging exploration into the complexities of antisemitism in the media. The museum will delve deeply into the themes of the captivating novel, "Some Kind of Hate", by Sarah Darer Littman.
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Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024 All Day (29 days)
Workshops
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 29, 2024
This course will deepen student understanding of the Holocaust through The U.S. and the Holocaust, a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein, examining America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century and its role in World War II.
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Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium All Day (12 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 12, 2024
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, the Department of Philosophy is organizing a Genocide Awareness Symposium. This event will see some of the most distinguished professors in Genocide Studies and Prevention from across the US and Canada addressing a range of pertinent issues.
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Jewish Federation Las Cruces & El Paso: Trio Sefardi
Jewish Federation Las Cruces & El Paso: Trio Sefardi All Day (3 days)
General
Starts Apr 5, 2024
Ends Apr 7, 2024
Jewish Federation of Las Cruces & El Paso weekend concert series with Trio Sefardi, April 5-7, 2024.
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Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024 All Day (29 days)
Workshops
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 29, 2024
This course will deepen student understanding of the Holocaust through The U.S. and the Holocaust, a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein, examining America's response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century and its role in World War II.
Click for more info
 
Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium All Day (12 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 1, 2024
Ends Apr 12, 2024
Commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, the Department of Philosophy is organizing a Genocide Awareness Symposium. This event will see some of the most distinguished professors in Genocide Studies and Prevention from across the US and Canada addressing a range of pertinent issues.
Click for more info
 
Jewish Federation Las Cruces & El Paso: Trio Sefardi All Day (3 days)
General
Starts Apr 5, 2024
Ends Apr 7, 2024
Jewish Federation of Las Cruces & El Paso weekend concert series with Trio Sefardi, April 5-7, 2024.
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March 2024

The Devil's Confession: The Lost Eichmann Tapes

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  • Fri, Jan 19 - Sun, Feb 25, 2024
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Virtual Screening online

Echoes & Reflections: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, February 2024

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  • Mon, Feb 12 - Mon, Mar 11, 2024
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Interactive modules online

ADL: Words to Action Teen & Parent Event

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  • Sun, Feb 25, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Congregation Beth Israel

The First Olympics Under Nazi Rule in Germany: The Games of The IV Winter Olympiad- Echoes & Reflections

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  • Wed, Feb 28, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online webinar

Resisters: How Ordinary Jews Fought Persecution in Hitler’s Germany

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  • Thu, Feb 29, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

USHMM- Irena Sendler: Risking Her Life to Save Others

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  • Fri, Mar 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Livestreamed on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udSn4kY65_w

Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies: Annual Scholars' Conference

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  • Sat, Mar 2 - Mon, Mar 4, 2024
  • Calendar:   General
  • Location:  Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas

UTD: “The Legacy of the Holocaust by Bullets in Contemporary Mass Crimes and Genocides”

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  • Sun, Mar 3, 9:00am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  University of Texas at Dallas Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center (DGA) 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

UTD: “But I Live: Three Stories of Child Survivors of the Holocaust”

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  • Sun, Mar 3, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  University of Texas at Dallas Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center (DGA) 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson, Texas 75080-3021

HMMSA Reads: "The Escape Artist" by Jonathan Freeland

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  • Mon, Mar 4 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

"Salvaged Pages": Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust- ISGAP

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  • Mon, Mar 4, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom Webinar

Women In Resistance- Echoes & Reflections

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  • Mon, Mar 4, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online webinar

Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio Reads: Beneath the Scarlet Sky

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  • Tue, Mar 5, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

THGAAC March 2024 Quarterly Meeting

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  • Wed, Mar 6, 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  RIDA Development Corp. office

Fritz- "Traces of a Jewish Artist: The Lost Life & Work of Rahel Szalit (1888-1942) A Book Talk by Kerry Wallach, Gettysburg College

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  • Wed, Mar 6, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Dallas Jewish Film Festival: One Life

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  • Wed, Mar 6, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  LOOK Theater Dallas

USHMM- A Priest in a Nazi Collar: German Military Chaplains and the Holocaust

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

DHHRM- Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Mon, Mar 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Mar 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

USC Shoah Foundation: Soviet Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Mar 12, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online

DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Wed, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust

Echoes & Reflections- Hungary: The Last Chapter of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Mar 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online webinar

DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Thu, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

HMH- Film Screening | "999: The Forgotten Girls"

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  • Thu, Mar 14, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater

DHHRM: Spring Break Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Fri, Mar 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust Human Rights Museum

Echoes & Reflections: How Could This Happen? Answering Your Students' Toughest Questions About the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Mar 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online

"Women in Art: Polish Jewish Women Who Fought the Nazis"

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  • Mon, Mar 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Outlawing Homosexuality in Nazi Germany: Reflections on the film, “BENT”

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  • Tue, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Paragraph 175: The Contemporary Impact of Nazi-era Homophobia and Persecution

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  • Wed, Mar 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Echoes & Reflections- Teaching about The Armenian Genocide

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  • Thu, Mar 21, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online Zoom

JCC San Antonio- LoneStar Cinema: Reckonings

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  • Thu, Mar 21, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Barshop JCC

DHHRM: Student Film Screening: Jojo Rabbit

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  • Sun, Mar 24, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum

Houston Jewish Film Festival: June Zero

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  • Sun, Mar 24, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Kaplan Theatre @ JCC Houston

MJH Commemorating Arthur Szyk's 130th Birthday

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  • Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online via hyperlink

Echoes & Reflections- Women Rescuers During the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Mar 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Minn State Uni, Mankato- Kwibuka 30: A Child Survivor's Account of Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, 1994

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  • Wed, Mar 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Zoom online

Houston Jewish Film Festival- Women's Night: "Simone: Woman of the Century"

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  • Wed, Mar 27, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Kaplan Theatre

Houston Jewish Film Festival- Martha Lieberman: A Stolen Life

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  • Thu, Mar 28, 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Caroline Wiess Law Building

Good Friday Holiday

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  • Fri, Mar 29 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Temple Beth-El Sisterhood Holocaust Presentation & Tour

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  • Sun, Mar 31, 10:30am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  JCC San Antonio

Echoes & Reflections: "Examining the Holocaust and World War II: Teaching with The U.S. and the Holocaust", a film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, April 2024

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  • Mon, Apr 1 - Mon, Apr 29, 2024
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Online course for educators

Texas State University: Genocide Awareness Symposium

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  • Mon, Apr 1 - Fri, Apr 12, 2024
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Texas State University- San Marcos, Texas

ISGAP - “Antisemitism in Women's Rights Movements”

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  • Tue, Apr 2, 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual event

Performance as Witness: Recognizing the Rhetoric that Leads to Violence

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  • Tue, Apr 2, 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom online

Echoes & Reflections- A Liberator & a Spy

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  • Tue, Apr 2, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online through Zoom

Jewish and You: Classes for the Curious | Shoah and Jew Hatred

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  • Tue, Apr 2, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   General
  • Location:  Temple Emanu-El Tobian Auditorium

"Strangers in Their Own Land: Jewish Self-Awareness in Holocaust Memoirs"

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  • Wed, Apr 3, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

2024 Genocide Awareness Lecture featuring Loung Ung

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  • Wed, Apr 3, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Livestream

HMH Film Screening: "Love Gets A Room"

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  • Wed, Apr 3, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Albert & Ethel Herzstein Theatre

The Women on Stieve's List- Anatomy, Nazi Victims, Legacies

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  • Thu, Apr 4, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Online

The Vel d’Hiv Round-Up: The Largest Mass Arrest in Wartime French History

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  • Thu, Apr 4, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Online

El Paso Holocaust Museum- "Unveiling Truths: Decoding Antisemitism in Media Narratives"

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  • Thu, Apr 4, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  RSVP for Location

Jewish Federation Las Cruces & El Paso: Trio Sefardi

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  • Fri, Apr 5 - Sun, Apr 7, 2024
  • Calendar:   General
  • Location:  Community-Wide Concert

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