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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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APPLICATION DEADLINE: HMH Silverman Latin American Institute
APPLICATION DEADLINE: HMH Silverman Latin American Institute All Day
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Sep 9, 2022 (All Day)
Friday, September 9, 2022 is the application deadline for the 2023 Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute at Holocaust Museum Houston.
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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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HMMSA Reads "What She Lost"
HMMSA Reads "What She Lost" 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
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Starts Sep 13, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 13, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for their discussion of What She Lost by Melissa Hunter.
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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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Hispanic Americans Sacrificing to Serve Their Country
Hispanic Americans Sacrificing to Serve Their Country 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Sep 15, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Sep 15, 2022 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum during Hispanic Heritage Month as they recognize the courageous contributions Tony and other Mexican Americans made to help the Allies defeat Nazi Germany and win the war.
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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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Exploring America & The Holocaust
Exploring America & The Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Sep 20, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 20, 2022 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and USHMM as they explore how to teach about America and the Holocaust, incorporating features of the new upcoming Florentine films documentary from the new film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein: The U.S. and the Holocaust.
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A Divided America Responds to Nazi Persecution
A Divided America Responds to Nazi Persecution 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Sep 21, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Sep 21, 2022 at 9:00am
Reports out of Germany in the late 1930s and early 1940s showed that life was increasingly dangerous for Jews. Some Americans urged the US government to offer refuge to those attempting to flee, but most did not want to open the doors. Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn how our divided nation responded to Nazi persecution in Europe.
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Foundations of Holocaust Education (Part 1 of 3)
Foundations of Holocaust Education (Part 1 of 3) 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
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Starts Sep 29, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 29, 2022 at 7:30pm
This is the first session of a three-part program sponsored by Yahad-In Unum and Echoes & Reflections. *Registration and attendance for all sessions is required, and sessions will not be recorded. Registration is limited to in-classroom teachers only.*
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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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: HMH Silverman Latin American Institute

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  • Fri, Sep 9 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops

The Fate of Jewish Children Under Nazi Control

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

HMMSA Reads "What She Lost"

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  • Tue, Sep 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio

Exploring Antisemitism and Holocaust Survivor Itka Zygmuntowicz’s Story

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

Hispanic Americans Sacrificing to Serve Their Country

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  • Thu, Sep 15, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

The Establishment of Ghettos

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

Exploring America & The Holocaust

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  • Tue, Sep 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

A Divided America Responds to Nazi Persecution

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  • Wed, Sep 21, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Foundations of Holocaust Education (Part 1 of 3)

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  • Thu, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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