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May 2022

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"A Daughter's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust" with Anna Salton Eisen Book Talk
"A Daughter's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust" with Anna Salton Eisen Book Talk 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 1, 2022 at 10:30am
Ends May 1, 2022 at 11:30am
The presentation includes her father’s Holocaust artwork, original documents from the Arolsen Nazi Archives, and the surprising reunion of Anna with families of her father’s fellow concentration camp prisoners.
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Oral Histories of War and Holocaust in Kharkiv: On Methods, Parallels, and Autoethnography
Oral Histories of War and Holocaust in Kharkiv: On Methods, Parallels, and Autoethnography 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 10, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends May 10, 2022 at 1:00pm
Professor Gelinada Grinchenko will talk about oral history as the source and method of researching wartime in Kharkiv (Ukraine).
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Friends of the Boniuk Library Book Group
Friends of the Boniuk Library Book Group 11:00am - 1:30pm (2h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 11, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends May 11, 2022 at 1:30pm
Bring your lunch and enjoy a special brown bag luncheon with Anna Salton Eisen, daughter of a Holocaust survivor and the author of "Pillar of Salt."
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In the East: The Neglected History of Holocaust Refugees in Soviet Gulags, Central Asia, and the Middle East
In the East: The Neglected History of Holocaust Refugees in Soviet Gulags, Central Asia, and the Middle East 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 11, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends May 11, 2022 at 1:00pm
Join the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme for a conversation with two eminent scholars about Mikhal Dekel's book, "In the East: How My Father and a Quarter Million Polish Jews Survived the Holocaust".
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From Professor to Ambassador: Reflections on Combating Global Antisemitism
From Professor to Ambassador: Reflections on Combating Global Antisemitism 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 12, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends May 12, 2022 at 2:00pm
In her first public event as US Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Ambassador Deborah E. Lipstadt will be welcomed by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Chairman Stuart E. Eizenstat and join a conversation with USHMM Director Sara J. Bloomfield about the significant global rise in antisemitism, violent extremism, and Holocaust distortion and denial—and our nation’s leadership in combating these trends.
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Combatting Hate by Teaching the Holocaust and Other Hard Histories
Combatting Hate by Teaching the Holocaust and Other Hard Histories 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 16, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends May 16, 2022 at 1:00pm
Join the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Holocaust Museum Houston for an online panel discussion that explores the power of personal narrative and personal identity as a tool for teaching and understanding history.
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2022 First Person Series: Allan Firestone
2022 First Person Series: Allan Firestone 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 18, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends May 18, 2022 at 1:00pm
In one day in January 1942, Allan Firestone’s father was taken by Nazis and Ukrainian auxiliaries, then his mother, his sister, and her husband, all presumably murdered in a nearby forest. Allan was left with three surviving sisters. He was eight years old. Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn about Allan's traumatic losses and miraculous survival.
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The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive
The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 22, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends May 22, 2022 at 3:00pm
"The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive" powerfully chronicles the stories of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes in an extraordinary fashion workshop within the Auschwitz concentration camp.
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How Putin's 'Denazification' Has Devastated Ukrainian Jewry
How Putin's 'Denazification' Has Devastated Ukrainian Jewry 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 24, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends May 24, 2022 at 11:00am
Join Sam Sokol and Natan Sharansky to discuss the launch of the latest ISGAP book, ‘Putin’s Hybrid War and the Jews: Antisemitism, Propaganda, and the Displacement of Ukrainian Jewry’ and learn how a war ostensibly fought to defend Jews and other minorities ended up devastating communities across Ukraine.
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Profits and Persecution: German Big Business and the Holocaust with Dr. Peter Hayes
Profits and Persecution: German Big Business and the Holocaust with Dr. Peter Hayes 6:00pm - 8:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 24, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends May 24, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston as they invite Dr. Peter Hayes to speak on the topic of German big business and the Holocaust.
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May 2022

"A Daughter's Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust" with Anna Salton Eisen Book Talk

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  • Sun, May 1, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Beth-El Congregation

Oral Histories of War and Holocaust in Kharkiv: On Methods, Parallels, and Autoethnography

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  • Tue, May 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Friends of the Boniuk Library Book Group

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  • Wed, May 11, 11:00am - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

In the East: The Neglected History of Holocaust Refugees in Soviet Gulags, Central Asia, and the Middle East

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  • Wed, May 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

From Professor to Ambassador: Reflections on Combating Global Antisemitism

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  • Thu, May 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Combatting Hate by Teaching the Holocaust and Other Hard Histories

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  • Mon, May 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

2022 First Person Series: Allan Firestone

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  • Wed, May 18, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  YouTube

The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive

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  • Sun, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

How Putin's 'Denazification' Has Devastated Ukrainian Jewry

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  • Tue, May 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Profits and Persecution: German Big Business and the Holocaust with Dr. Peter Hayes

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  • Tue, May 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

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