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May 2020

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THGC April Quarterly Meeting
THGC April Quarterly Meeting 8:30am - 3:30pm (7h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Apr 27, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 27, 2020 at 3:30pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) is holding its quarterly meeting on Monday, April 27, 2020 beginning at 8:30 A.M. Every quarter the THGC holds a meeting, open to the public, in order to review its current projects and initiatives. The Commission invites any member of the public who might be interested in its mission to this meeting.
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Virtual iRead Book Club for Adults: "Survival in Auschwitz" by Primo Levi
Virtual iRead Book Club for Adults: "Survival in Auschwitz" by Primo Levi 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 27, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Apr 27, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a virtual book discussion led by museum historians. In "Survival in Auschwitz", Levi describes his arrest as a member of the Italian anti-fascist resistance during World War II and his incarceration at Auschwitz from February 1944 until the camp was liberated on January, 27 1945.
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Bearing Witness: Ike and the Liberators
Bearing Witness: Ike and the Liberators 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 28, 2020 at 10:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2020 at 11:00am
Join the Texas Historical Commission and the Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site for a virtual workshop on April 28th at 10 A.M. From April to May of 1945, the United States Army liberated twelve concentration camps throughout Germany. Many of the men who liberated the camps hailed from Texas, including Dwight Eisenhower.
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A Look into the Museum: Texas Upstanders
A Look into the Museum: Texas Upstanders 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 28, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends Apr 28, 2020 at 12:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a virtual lecture by the museum's historians. This week, learn about some of the Texas Upstanders featured in the Museum’s Pivot to America gallery.
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Antisemitism: Here and Now with Deborah Lipstadt
Antisemitism: Here and Now with Deborah Lipstadt 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 29, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 29, 2020 at 9:00am
The Mandel Center is thrilled to provide instead an in-depth discussion with Deborah Lipstadt online. This will be a reflection upon Lipstadt’s book Antisemitism: Here and Now, particularly what has changed in the world, as well as her thoughts on antisemitism, since the book was published.
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Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust
Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 29, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Apr 29, 2020 at 7:00pm
New assets added! Join colleagues on a guided exploration of the Echoes & Reflections Timeline of the Holocaust to view expanded entries examining the experiences of other victim groups, including the persecution of homosexuals, Sinti-Roma, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and people with disabilities.
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Understanding Holocaust History: Deportation
Understanding Holocaust History: Deportation 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Apr 30, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Apr 30, 2020 at 2:00pm
Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum Director of Education, Dr. Charlotte Decoster, will discuss the history of deportation during the Holocaust.
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Viruses and Violence: Addressing Antisemitism in the Shadow of COVID-19
Viruses and Violence: Addressing Antisemitism in the Shadow of COVID-19 1:30pm - 2:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 30, 2020 at 1:30pm
Ends Apr 30, 2020 at 2:30pm
As the COVID-19 pandemic intersects with a historic surge of antisemitism, blaming Jews is back in style—from coronavirus protestors, right-wing European politicians, ultra-conservative American pastors, anti-Zionist intellectuals and Iranian state authorities among others.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students All Day
Workshops
May 4, 2020 (All Day)
Learn from Home, Stay Connected: Join Echoes & Reflections' May Online Course
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Teaching with Holocaust Films
Teaching with Holocaust Films 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 4, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends May 4, 2020 at 3:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections to learn which films are best to use when discussing the Holocaust, which are not recommended, and skills for sharing and assigning Holocaust films in a virtual environment with students.
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A Look into the Museum: "New Homes, New World" Film & Discussion
A Look into the Museum: "New Homes, New World" Film & Discussion 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 5, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends May 5, 2020 at 12:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum for a virtual lecture by museum historians. After liberation, many Holocaust survivors had to rebuild their lives, often traveling to new places for a fresh start. Join DHHRM for a screening of the short film “New Homes, New World” from their permanent exhibition, followed by a discussion of its content.
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Virtual Program: German Propaganda in Children's Books
Virtual Program: German Propaganda in Children's Books 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 5, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends May 5, 2020 at 8:00pm
The Nazi propaganda machine did not stop at the indoctrination of adults. Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum's Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson, Chief Education Officer, and Felicia Williamson, Director of Library & Archives, for an inside look at two children’s books published in Nazi Germany in 1936 to teach children about the Aryan ideal and its Jewish counterpart. These books and their illustrations were rooted in a unique brand of Nazi antisemitism and a key part of the Nazis’ propaganda plan.
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Understanding Holocaust History: Artifact Interaction - The Kuchler Collection
Understanding Holocaust History: Artifact Interaction - The Kuchler Collection 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 7, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 7, 2020 at 2:00pm
Lena Kuchler ran an orphanage and worked to rescue more than a hundred Polish-Jewish children after the Holocaust. She eventually smuggled many of them into France and then Palestine, after the orphanage was subjected to antisemitic violence. Join Felicia Williamson, Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum Director of Library & Archives, for a discussion of this important artifact.
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Conversations with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth
Conversations with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 7, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends May 7, 2020 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar is open to educators and their students, Holocaust survivor Irving Roth will share his powerful story.
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Ambassador Samantha Power: Upstanding in a Time of Crisis
Ambassador Samantha Power: Upstanding in a Time of Crisis 7:00pm - 8:15pm (1h 15m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 7, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends May 7, 2020 at 8:15pm
Samantha Power joins Echoes & Reflections for their last conversation in this series. Power is a Professor of Practice at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School.
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THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Opens
THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Opens All Day
Grants & Contests
May 8, 2020 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission offers to fund a variety of programs through its THGC Grant program.
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Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "Salvaged Pages" by Alexandra Zapruder
Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "Salvaged Pages" by Alexandra Zapruder 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 8, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 8, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum for a virtual book discussion led by their museum educators. This week, they will discuss "Salvaged Pages" by Alexandra Zapruder. "Salvaged Pages" is a stirring collection of diaries written by young people, ages 12 to 22, during the Holocaust.
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Virtual iRead Book Club for Adults: "Holocaust by Bullets" by Patrick Desbois
Virtual iRead Book Club for Adults: "Holocaust by Bullets" by Patrick Desbois 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 11, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 11, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum for a virtual book discussion led by DHHRM historians. In "Holocaust by Bullets," Father Patrick Desbois documents the daunting task of identifying and examining all the sites where Jews were exterminated by Nazi mobile killing units in Eastern Europe during World War II.
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Holocaust Education and Remembrance with the iWalk App
Holocaust Education and Remembrance with the iWalk App 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 11, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends May 11, 2020 at 4:00pm
Echoes & Reflections invites families, teachers, students, and community members from around the country to take a virtual visit to the Horwitz-Wasserman Memorial Plaza located in Philadelphia with the support of the new iWalk app from USC Shoah Foundation.
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A Look into the Museum: Beyond Tolerance - Understanding Unconscious Bias
A Look into the Museum: Beyond Tolerance - Understanding Unconscious Bias 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 12, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends May 12, 2020 at 12:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum for a virtual lecture by museum historians. This week, learn about the concept of unconscious bias, the feature of the Beyond Tolerance theater in DHHRM's permanent exhibition.
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The Power of the Human Story
The Power of the Human Story 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 12, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends May 12, 2020 at 7:00pm
Echoes & Reflections invites you to learn how to incorporate Holocaust testimony from Echoes & Reflections and new iWitness testimony-based activities into your virtual instruction to help students gain a deeper understanding of the human story behind this challenging topic.
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NEXTGen's Virtual Tacos & Tours
NEXTGen's Virtual Tacos & Tours 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 12, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends May 12, 2020 at 7:00pm
Holocaust Museum Houston's young professionals group, NEXTGen, invites you to Tacos & Tours featuring an virtual exhibition tour of the Museum’s Samuel Bak Gallery and Learning Center, In Loving Memory of Hope Silber Kaplan.
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New Discoveries from the Film "Shoah"
New Discoveries from the Film "Shoah" 8:30am - 9:30am (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 13, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends May 13, 2020 at 9:30am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) during this live digital program centered around the film "Shoah."
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Understanding Holocaust History: Jewish Faith & the Holocaust
Understanding Holocaust History: Jewish Faith & the Holocaust 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 14, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 14, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum and Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson, Chief Education, Programs, & Exhibitions Officer, for a discussion about the Jewish faith and the Holocaust.
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Exploring Artifacts with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC
Exploring Artifacts with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 14, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends May 14, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for a webinar examining artifacts from the Holocaust. Examining these artifacts can enrich students’ understanding of this history and provide a unique perspective about the individuals and communities involved.
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Choosing to Participate: Civic Engagement in a Digital Age
Choosing to Participate: Civic Engagement in a Digital Age 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends May 14, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for a webinar with Henry Jenkins, Professor of Communication, Journalism, Cinematic Arts and Education at the University of Southern California, where they will discuss the relationship between technology, learning, and civic engagement.
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Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "The Children of Willesden Lane" by Mona Golabek
Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "The Children of Willesden Lane" by Mona Golabek 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 15, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 15, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum for a virtual book discussion led by their museum educators. This week, they will discuss "The Children of Willesden Lane" (Young Reader's Edition) by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen.
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A Look into the Museum: Persecution of Karankawas in Texas
A Look into the Museum: Persecution of Karankawas in Texas 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 19, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends May 19, 2020 at 12:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a virtual lecture by their historians. This week, learn about the persecution of the Karankawa Indians in Texas.
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Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Our People: Discovering Lithuania's Hidden Holocaust"
Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Our People: Discovering Lithuania's Hidden Holocaust" 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts May 19, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends May 19, 2020 at 3:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and meet the author of "Our People: Discovering Lithuania's Hidden Holocaust."
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Doctors Who Dared
Doctors Who Dared 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts May 20, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends May 20, 2020 at 9:00am
Some doctors, nurses, and scientists—including Jews who were Nazi targets themselves—risked their safety to care for those being persecuted during the Holocaust. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum historians will examine how front line health workers responded to starvation, trauma, and the spread of disease in ghettos and camps during the war.
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Connecting Communities: Learning about the "Holocaust by Bullets" with Yahad-in Unum
Connecting Communities: Learning about the "Holocaust by Bullets" with Yahad-in Unum 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 20, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends May 20, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections as they speak with Yahad-in Unum about the "Holocaust by Bullets" model.
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Understanding Holocaust History: Rescue - Hope & Action
Understanding Holocaust History: Rescue - Hope & Action 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 21, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 21, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum's Dr. Sara Abosch-Jacobson and Dr. Charlotte Decoster for a discussion about rescue during the Holocaust.
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Teaching Through This Pandemic: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Teaching Through This Pandemic: Looking Back, Looking Forward 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 21, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends May 21, 2020 at 7:00pm
The COVID-19 pandemic upended schooling and sparked a massive, ongoing experiment in remote learning. As the end of the school year approaches, join Facing History and Ourselves and a panel of teacher leaders to look back and look ahead.
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Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "Maus" by Art Spiegelman
Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "Maus" by Art Spiegelman 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 22, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 22, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a virtual book discussion led by their museum educators. This week, they will discuss "Maus" by Art Spiegelman.
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Memorial Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Memorial Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
May 25, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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A Look into the Museum: "Rise of Nazism" Film & Discussion
A Look into the Museum: "Rise of Nazism" Film & Discussion 11:00am - 1:00pm (2h)
Films
Starts May 26, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends May 26, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a screening of exhibition film “Rise of Nazism,” followed by a discussion of the film with museum educators.
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The New Americans: Immigrants Who Served
The New Americans: Immigrants Who Served 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts May 27, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends May 27, 2020 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the United States Military Academy at West Point to explore the lesser known stories of individuals who escaped the Nazis and later returned to Europe to fight.
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Understanding Holocaust History: Artifact Interaction - The Loeb Katz Collection
Understanding Holocaust History: Artifact Interaction - The Loeb Katz Collection 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts May 28, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends May 28, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum's Felicia Williamson, Director of Library and Archives, for a discussion of Ellen Loeb Katz’s rich legacy.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Jun 1, 2020 (All Day)
Echoes & Reflections' June Online Course offers you a chance to continue learning about Holocaust education and stay connected with colleagues during a time when we cannot all meet face to face.
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Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg)
Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg) All Day
Exhibits
Jun 1, 2020 (All Day)
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Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust
Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 3, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 3, 2020 at 3:00pm
Join colleagues on a guided exploration of the Echoes & Reflections Timeline of the Holocaust.
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Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith
Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 3, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Jun 3, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join Facing History & Ourselves for a conversation with writer and educator, Dr. Clint Smith, where you will hear his poetry and reflections on working for justice, equity, and civic agency in our schools.
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The Importance of Teaching "Return to Life"
The Importance of Teaching "Return to Life" 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 4, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 4, 2020 at 3:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for a webinar focused on life after the conclusion of World War II.
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May 2020

THGC April Quarterly Meeting

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  • Mon, Apr 27, 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual iRead Book Club for Adults: "Survival in Auschwitz" by Primo Levi

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  • Mon, Apr 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Bearing Witness: Ike and the Liberators

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  • Tue, Apr 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

A Look into the Museum: Texas Upstanders

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  • Tue, Apr 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Antisemitism: Here and Now with Deborah Lipstadt

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  • Wed, Apr 29, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Apr 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Understanding Holocaust History: Deportation

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  • Thu, Apr 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Viruses and Violence: Addressing Antisemitism in the Shadow of COVID-19

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  • Thu, Apr 30, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students

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  • Mon, May 4 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Teaching with Holocaust Films

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  • Mon, May 4, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

A Look into the Museum: "New Homes, New World" Film & Discussion

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  • Tue, May 5, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Program: German Propaganda in Children's Books

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  • Tue, May 5, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Understanding Holocaust History: Artifact Interaction - The Kuchler Collection

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  • Thu, May 7, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Conversations with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth

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  • Thu, May 7, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Ambassador Samantha Power: Upstanding in a Time of Crisis

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  • Thu, May 7, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  ON24

THGC Non-Profit Grant Summer Cycle Opens

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  • Fri, May 8 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Grants & Contests

Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "Salvaged Pages" by Alexandra Zapruder

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  • Fri, May 8, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual iRead Book Club for Adults: "Holocaust by Bullets" by Patrick Desbois

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  • Mon, May 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education and Remembrance with the iWalk App

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  • Mon, May 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

A Look into the Museum: Beyond Tolerance - Understanding Unconscious Bias

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  • Tue, May 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Power of the Human Story

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  • Tue, May 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

NEXTGen's Virtual Tacos & Tours

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  • Tue, May 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

New Discoveries from the Film "Shoah"

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  • Wed, May 13, 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Understanding Holocaust History: Jewish Faith & the Holocaust

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  • Thu, May 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Exploring Artifacts with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC

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  • Thu, May 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Choosing to Participate: Civic Engagement in a Digital Age

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  • Thu, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "The Children of Willesden Lane" by Mona Golabek

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  • Fri, May 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

A Look into the Museum: Persecution of Karankawas in Texas

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  • Tue, May 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: Meet the Author of "Our People: Discovering Lithuania's Hidden Holocaust"

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  • Tue, May 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Doctors Who Dared

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  • Wed, May 20, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Connecting Communities: Learning about the "Holocaust by Bullets" with Yahad-in Unum

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  • Wed, May 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Understanding Holocaust History: Rescue - Hope & Action

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  • Thu, May 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching Through This Pandemic: Looking Back, Looking Forward

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  • Thu, May 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Family-Friendly iRead Book Club: "Maus" by Art Spiegelman

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  • Fri, May 22, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Memorial Day Holiday (Office Closed)

  • Mon, May 25 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

A Look into the Museum: "Rise of Nazism" Film & Discussion

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  • Tue, May 26, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

The New Americans: Immigrants Who Served

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  • Wed, May 27, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Understanding Holocaust History: Artifact Interaction - The Loeb Katz Collection

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  • Thu, May 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Jun 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Texas Liberator Exhibit Closes (Fredericksburg)

  • Mon, Jun 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  National Museum of the Pacific War

Exploring the Timeline of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Jun 3, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Working for Justice, Equity and Civic Agency in Our Schools: A Conversation with Clint Smith

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  • Wed, Jun 3, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

The Importance of Teaching "Return to Life"

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  • Thu, Jun 4, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

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