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January 2022

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New Year's Day
New Year's Day All Day
General
Jan 1, 2022 (All Day)
Happy New Year!
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Holocaust 101 Teacher Workshop
Holocaust 101 Teacher Workshop 9:00am - 4:00pm (7h)
Workshops
Starts Jan 8, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 8, 2022 at 4:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for a one-day Holocaust 101 education workshop for teachers. Educators will learn how to approach the subject of the Holocaust in the classroom. The workshop will use Holocaust Museum Houston’s galleries to introduce the Holocaust and will provide a variety of resources, including the Holocaust Remembrance Toolkit to utilize in the classroom.
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Sunday Salon Series: Hollywood and the Holocaust
Sunday Salon Series: Hollywood and the Holocaust 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 9, 2022 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 9, 2022 at 5:00pm
The Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami, School of Education & Human Development is proud to announce the Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation Holocaust/Jewish themed Sunday Salon Series.
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Genocide Education Project Teacher Fellowship in Armenia Deadline
Genocide Education Project Teacher Fellowship in Armenia Deadline 7:00pm - 7:15pm (15m)
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Starts Jan 9, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Jan 9, 2022 at 7:15pm
The deadline for application submission and additional required documents is January 9, 2022 at 7:00PM CST.
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Liberation and Return to Life
Liberation and Return to Life 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 10, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 10, 2022 at 3:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for the free webinar, "Liberation and Return to Life" taking place Monday, January 10th, at 2PM CST.
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Interview with Amy Spitalnick from Integrity First for America (IFA)
Interview with Amy Spitalnick from Integrity First for America (IFA) 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 11, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Jan 11, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join IFA Executive Director and fellow 3G, Amy Spitalinick, for a conversation on this landmark court case and the broader fight against violent white supremacy.
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Common Bonds and Experiences of the African and Jewish Diasporas
Common Bonds and Experiences of the African and Jewish Diasporas 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 12, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Jan 12, 2022 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for a talk entitled, "Common Bonds and Experiences of the African and Jewish Diasporas".
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Holocaust Education in Catholic Schools
Holocaust Education in Catholic Schools 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jan 12, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 12, 2022 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections Program Manager Jesse Tannetta, former Catholic school educator and scholar of the Holocaust and Catholic theology, to discuss the history of antisemitism, best practices for teaching about the Holocaust, and some of the complex moral questions underpinning successful teaching of the Holocaust in a Catholic school.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Office Closed)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Jan 17, 2022 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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Exploring USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive
Exploring USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jan 18, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Jan 18, 2022 at 8:00pm
Join the USC Shoah Foundation on January 18 as they take a deep dive into their Visual History Archive, which is home to nearly 55,000 testimonies from survivors and witnesses of the Holocaust. This session will be a hands-on tutorial for how to use the archive to deepen your exploration of survivors' histories.
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Confederate Heroes Day (Office Closed)
Confederate Heroes Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Jan 19, 2022 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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The Righteous Among the Nations: People Like You and Me?
The Righteous Among the Nations: People Like You and Me? 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 19, 2022 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 19, 2022 at 5:00pm
Join Mrs. Wenker, who is currently curating a new permanent exhibit on the Holocaust at the museum in Santiago, as she tries to show, among other aspects, the socioeconomic diversity of the almost 28,000 recognized rescuers and the multiple ways they helped the Jews.
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Community Gathering to Honor Congregation Beth Israel and Thank Law Enforcement and First Responders
Community Gathering to Honor Congregation Beth Israel and Thank Law Enforcement and First Responders 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 20, 2022 at 7:00pm
Ends Jan 20, 2022 at 8:00pm
The Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas' Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County invite you to come together to honor Congregation Beth Israel, thank law enforcement and the first responders, and recognize all who stand against antisemitism and hate.
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Rwanda Then & Now: Milestones in Rebirth & Growth
Rwanda Then & Now: Milestones in Rebirth & Growth 6:00pm - 8:30pm (2h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 21, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 21, 2022 at 8:30pm
The Rwandan community in San Antonio, Texas, in collaboration with DreamWeek, cordially invites you to a conversation with H.E. The Ambassador of The Republic of Rwanda and distinguished panelists about Rwanda's journey of post-genocide nation building.
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A Night in Rwanda
A Night in Rwanda 6:00pm - 11:00pm (5h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 22, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 22, 2022 at 11:00pm
The Rwandan community of San Antonio, Texas cordially invites you to "A Night in Rwanda," a celebration showcasing the cultural heritage and highlights of economic progress of Rwanda.
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 2022
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 2022 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 23, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 23, 2022 at 3:00pm
Marking the liberation of Auschwitz, International Holocaust Remembrance Day allows us to reflect upon the profound tragedy of the Holocaust.
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Silvia Foti, author of The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal
Silvia Foti, author of The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal 2:00pm - 3:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 23, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 23, 2022 at 3:30pm
In 2000, award-winning investigative journalist, Silvia Foti traveled to Lithuania for a ceremony to honor her late grandfather Jonas Noreika. Raised on stories of his heroism in World War II, Foti was disturbed by rumors she began hearing - her grandfather had been a "Jew killer."
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Holocaust Remembrance Week
Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 24, 2022
Ends Jan 28, 2022
The 3rd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 24-28, 2022. The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission is charged with developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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2022 Holocaust Educators Conference Series - Art
2022 Holocaust Educators Conference Series - Art 4:30pm - 5:30pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 24, 2022 at 4:30pm
Ends Jan 24, 2022 at 5:30pm
Consider joining the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University's 2022 Holocaust Educators Conference Series featuring Amanda Coven, Amanda Greenbacker-Mitchell, and the Azrieli Foundation's Holocaust Survivor Memoirs Project.
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Into The Forest: Ruth Lazowski's Holocaust Survival Story
Into The Forest: Ruth Lazowski's Holocaust Survival Story 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 24, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 24, 2022 at 7:00pm
Voices of Hope and Connecticut's Jewish Federations present "Into the Forest: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love." Join Elizabeth Lazowski, granddaughter of Ruth Lazowski, in conversation with New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Frankel.
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A Family Affair: The Untold Story of the Jewish Resisters Who Helped the Allies Win World War II
A Family Affair: The Untold Story of the Jewish Resisters Who Helped the Allies Win World War II 7:30pm - 8:30pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 24, 2022 at 7:30pm
Ends Jan 24, 2022 at 8:30pm
When the Allies landed in North Africa in November 1942, it marked a global turning point of World War II. Few know, however, that their path into the capital of Algiers was paved by a band of largely Jewish resisters who teamed with Far Right French military brass and businessmen to take control of the city.
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 24, 2022
Ends Jan 28, 2022
The 3rd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 24-28, 2022. The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission is charged with developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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Holocaust Survivors' Legacies and Preserving the Past
Holocaust Survivors' Legacies and Preserving the Past 12:00pm - 12:45pm (45m)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 25, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Jan 25, 2022 at 12:45pm
Join the National Museum of American Diplomacy in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day with Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Ellen Germain and NMAD’s Collections Manager Eric Duyck.
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Help Students Confront Antisemitism Online: Hate & Extremism in Gaming & Social Media
Help Students Confront Antisemitism Online: Hate & Extremism in Gaming & Social Media 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 25, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 25, 2022 at 3:00pm
Join ADL’s Center for Technology and Society, Director of Strategy and Operations, Daniel Kelley, to discuss tools and resources to build safe and positive spaces for young people's online interactions.
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Park East Synagogue Holocaust Commemoration Service
Park East Synagogue Holocaust Commemoration Service 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 25, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Jan 25, 2022 at 6:00pm
Park East Synagogue will host a virtual Holocaust Commemoration Service marking the 77th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz.
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On the Avenue: Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week
On the Avenue: Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 25, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 25, 2022 at 7:00pm
Participate in Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week by learning how museums and the arts can investigate history, honor survivors, and uphold the memory of those whose lives were lost. To mark the occasion, Florida International University's (FIU) three Washington Avenue-based arts outposts—Jewish Museum of Florida, Miami Beach Urban Studios, and The Wolf—are raising awareness through a series of presentations.
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 24, 2022
Ends Jan 28, 2022
The 3rd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 24-28, 2022. The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission is charged with developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day #EVERYNAMECOUNTS Challenge
International Holocaust Remembrance Day #EVERYNAMECOUNTS Challenge 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 26, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Jan 26, 2022 at 12:00pm
Become part of an international community that actively helps build the largest digital memorial to the victims of National Socialism. During this 48 hour challenge, we will help index documents from the Central Location Index (CLI) at Yad Vashem, which have never been indexed before.
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Why Are We Still Teaching the Holocaust? Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Why Are We Still Teaching the Holocaust? Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jan 26, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 26, 2022 at 3:00pm
On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, this Echoes & Reflections webinar will explore why the lessons of the most pervasive genocide in human history still need to be taught in our classrooms.
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Introducing the Project on Bioethics and the Holocaust: Using Testimony in Medical and Health Professions Education
Introducing the Project on Bioethics and the Holocaust: Using Testimony in Medical and Health Professions Education 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 26, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 26, 2022 at 4:00pm
Join the Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust and the USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for Visual History and Education as they commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day with the official launch of the "Project on Bioethics and the Holocaust: Using Testimony in Medical and Health Professions Education."
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2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration
2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 26, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Jan 26, 2022 at 6:00pm
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum hopes you will join them as survivors reflect on and honor the lives of Europe’s Jews—who were targeted for annihilation—other victims of Nazi persecution, and individuals who chose to help.
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MEMENTO MORI: Preserving Archives & Memory with Rodney Obien
MEMENTO MORI: Preserving Archives & Memory with Rodney Obien 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 26, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 26, 2022 at 7:00pm
Join the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College for their commemoration for International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 24, 2022
Ends Jan 28, 2022
The 3rd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 24-28, 2022. The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission is charged with developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day
International Holocaust Remembrance Day All Day
Commemorations
Jan 27, 2022 (All Day)
International Holocaust Remembrance Day is an international memorial day on 27 January that commemorates the victims of the Holocaust, the genocide of European Jews by Nazi Germany between 1941 and 1945.
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United Nations Chamber Music Society Virtual Concert
United Nations Chamber Music Society Virtual Concert 8:00am - 9:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 8:00am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 9:00am
The United Nations Chamber Music Society of the United Nations Staff Recreation Council will perform a virtual concert in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
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Our martyr artists: the book of memory of the Jewish artists of the Ecole de Paris
Our martyr artists: the book of memory of the Jewish artists of the Ecole de Paris 8:00am - 9:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 8:00am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 9:00am
Highlighting the work and legacy of Jewish artists before and during the Second World War, UNESCO and the Musée d’art et d’histoire de Judaïsme (MAHJ) are organizing an online round table on 27 January 2022 from 8AM to 9AM.
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The Difference between Life and Death: Choices That Saved a Young Boy
The Difference between Life and Death: Choices That Saved a Young Boy 8:30am - 9:30am (1h)
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Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 9:30am
As the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day, learn how others took risks and sacrificed to help Arye survive the Holocaust.
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Live from Dubai
International Holocaust Remembrance Day Live from Dubai 8:30am - 9:30am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 9:30am
The Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Yeshiva University is proud to present an International Holocaust Remembrance Day Event.
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Echoes in Ink: A Liberation Day Reading of Short Stories From the Holocaust
Echoes in Ink: A Liberation Day Reading of Short Stories From the Holocaust 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 10:00am
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join the Museum for a reading of two such short stories: “The Road of No Return” written by Rachel Häring Korn and read by Mili Avital and “A Wedding in Brownsville” written by Isaac Bashevis Singer and read by Eleanor Reissa.
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UN Annual Holocaust Commemoration: Memory, Dignity and Justice
UN Annual Holocaust Commemoration: Memory, Dignity and Justice 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 10:00am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 11:00am
Ms. Melissa Fleming, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications will host the virtual ceremony. The ceremony will include testimonies from the Holocaust survivors from Canada, Israel, South Africa and the United States.
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UNESCO Commemoration Ceremony: Remembering the Holocaust
UNESCO Commemoration Ceremony: Remembering the Holocaust 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
The ceremony will include high-level remarks by the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, H.E. Mr Olaf Scholz, Federal Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, and H.E. Mr. Isaac Herzog, President of the State of Israel.
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Florida International University's 7th Annual Remembrance Ceremony
Florida International University's 7th Annual Remembrance Ceremony 11:30am - 12:30pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 11:30am
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 12:30pm
Join Florida International University (FIU) for their 7th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony.
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Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors
Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
Join the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College for a live virtual tour from the Imperial War Museum in London on the opening day of the exhibit on Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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Yellow Star, Red Star: The Appropriation of Holocaust Memory in Post-Communist Eastern Europe
Yellow Star, Red Star: The Appropriation of Holocaust Memory in Post-Communist Eastern Europe 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 12:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 1:30pm
This short talk explores the ways in which the visual and symbolic repertoire of cosmopolitan Holocaust memory has become appropriated to represent other types of historical crimes.
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Lest We Forget: Combating Holocaust Denial and Distortion
Lest We Forget: Combating Holocaust Denial and Distortion 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 1:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 2:00pm
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join Irwin Cotler, an acclaimed scholar, human rights advocate, and Canada's Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism, in conversation with Felice Gaer, Director of AJC's Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights, to answer questions about Holocaust denial and distortion.
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Nazi Laws: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Genocide
Nazi Laws: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Genocide 3:30pm - 5:00pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 3:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 5:00pm
In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Senior Instructor in Law Cathy Mansfield will discuss the Nazi Party’s rise to power in Germany in the years preceding the Holocaust, the legislative means by which the party and its leader, Adolph Hitler, took the country from the democratic Weimar Republic to the dictatorship it became, the anti-Jewish Nazi laws of the time, and the Nazi court system.
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Makers of Memories: Holocaust Remembrance and the Creative Process
Makers of Memories: Holocaust Remembrance and the Creative Process 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 6:00pm
In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Arnold Mittelman, President of the National Jewish Theater Foundation (NJTF), will speak with the artistic leader of the Manhattan Theatre Club, director Lynne Meadow, and Broadway star, actress and author Tovah Feldshuh on the role of theatre in Holocaust Remembrance.
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From Awareness to Action: Confronting Antisemitism at Home and Abroad
From Awareness to Action: Confronting Antisemitism at Home and Abroad 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 5:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 6:00pm
In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College and Dr. Robert Williams, Deputy Director for International Affairs at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for a discussion about how current conspiracy theories and tropes fuel antisemitism domestically and internationally, as well as how and why Holocaust education is one of many ways to combat it.
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sephardic Jews and the Holocaust
International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sephardic Jews and the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 7:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) for their virtual commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, featuring Dr. Devin Naar, Isaac Alhadeff Professor in Sephardic Studies and Associate Professor of History at the University of Washington.
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Community-Wide Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration
Community-Wide Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 7:00pm
Join the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College for this special online event as they honor Tova Friedman and Maud Dahme for their dedication and tireless efforts to further Holocaust education.
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Lappin Foundation International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration
Lappin Foundation International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 6:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 7:30pm
The community is invited to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day with the Lappin Foundation.
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All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen
All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen 6:30pm - 8:00pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 6:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 8:00pm
In this author’s talk, Dr. Lerner will discuss events that led Rachel and Hughes to Bergen-Belsen, and why their narratives tell larger, little-known, stories—about the suffering of victims, the struggles of liberators, and about the human capacity for fortitude and redemption.
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Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies (UMN): International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies (UMN): International Holocaust Remembrance Day 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 6:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 7:30pm
Join the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota for their 2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration.
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Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer
Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer 9:00pm - 10:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 9:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 10:00pm
Holocaust Center Seattle and The Defiant Requiem Foundation present Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer.
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Rachael Cerrotti: We Share the Same Sky
Rachael Cerrotti: We Share the Same Sky 9:00pm - 10:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 27, 2022 at 9:00pm
Ends Jan 27, 2022 at 10:00pm
USC Shoah Foundation Storyteller-in-Residence Rachael Cerrotti will join a live Zoom session to share her grandmother’s story using photographs, video, testimony, and clips from the critically-acclaimed podcast "We Share the Same Sky."
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 24, 2022
Ends Jan 28, 2022
The 3rd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 24-28, 2022. The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission is charged with developing or approving materials for a statewide Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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Through the Eyes of a Friend: A Living Voices Production
Through the Eyes of a Friend: A Living Voices Production 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 28, 2022 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 28, 2022 at 10:00am
Please join the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University and Montclair Public Schools for the upcoming virtual program "Through the Eyes of a Friend."
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The "New" Antisemitism in Europe, Latin America and the US
The "New" Antisemitism in Europe, Latin America and the US 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 28, 2022 at 11:00am
Ends Jan 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
What is the nature of contemporary global antisemitism, and how can governments and civil society confront it as a real and urgent crisis? Join Florida International University for a conversation with Rabbi Baker, Holly Huffnagle, Dina Siegal Vann, and moderator Brian Siegal confront contemporary global antisemitism.
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Countering Antisemitism and Hate in Primary Grades
Countering Antisemitism and Hate in Primary Grades 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 28, 2022 at 12:00pm
Ends Jan 28, 2022 at 1:00pm
USC Shoah Foundation and partners The Conscious Kid, ADL, and Liberation75 will host a panel discussion about countering antisemitism and other forms of hate in the primary classroom.
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Hans and Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Anti-Nazi Resistance Movement
Hans and Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Anti-Nazi Resistance Movement 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 30, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Jan 30, 2022 at 4:00pm
Meet Holocaust historian and anthropologist Dr. Jud Newborn, the world’s leading authority on Hans and Sophie Scholl, who will inspire you and motivate you to speak truth to power.
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The Legacy of Resilience
The Legacy of Resilience 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 30, 2022 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 30, 2022 at 5:00pm
Join this USC Shoah Foundation webinar to learn about the trauma, legacy and impact of being a descendant of a Holocaust refugee or survivor.
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Voices of Hope: 12th Annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day
Voices of Hope: 12th Annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Jan 30, 2022 at 6:00pm
Ends Jan 30, 2022 at 7:00pm
Voices of Hope invites you to attend their 12th Annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day program.
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The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal
The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Feb 3, 2022 at 2:00pm
Ends Feb 3, 2022 at 3:00pm
This is a story about perpetrators, collaborators, Holocaust distortion and justice. While writing a book about her famous World War II hero grandfather, Sylvia Foti, a high school teacher, discovered that her grandfather, Jonas Noreika, was actually a Lithuanian war criminal.
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Civil Society Briefing “The Future of Memory: Holocaust Remembrance, History and New Media”
Civil Society Briefing “The Future of Memory: Holocaust Remembrance, History and New Media” 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 3, 2022 at 3:00pm
Ends Feb 3, 2022 at 4:00pm
The briefing will examine how memories of the Holocaust are kept and discussed through new media, and the implications for Holocaust history.
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January 2022

New Year's Day

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  • Sat, Jan 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Holocaust 101 Teacher Workshop

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  • Sat, Jan 8, 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Sunday Salon Series: Hollywood and the Holocaust

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  • Sun, Jan 9, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Genocide Education Project Teacher Fellowship in Armenia Deadline

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  • Sun, Jan 9, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops

Liberation and Return to Life

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  • Mon, Jan 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Interview with Amy Spitalnick from Integrity First for America (IFA)

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  • Tue, Jan 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Common Bonds and Experiences of the African and Jewish Diasporas

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  • Wed, Jan 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education in Catholic Schools

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  • Wed, Jan 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Office Closed)

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  • Mon, Jan 17 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Exploring USC Shoah Foundation's Visual History Archive

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  • Tue, Jan 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Confederate Heroes Day (Office Closed)

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  • Wed, Jan 19 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

The Righteous Among the Nations: People Like You and Me?

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  • Wed, Jan 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Community Gathering to Honor Congregation Beth Israel and Thank Law Enforcement and First Responders

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  • Thu, Jan 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Rwanda Then & Now: Milestones in Rebirth & Growth

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  • Fri, Jan 21, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

A Night in Rwanda

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  • Sat, Jan 22, 6:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  San Antonio Shrine Auditorium

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration 2022

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  • Sun, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Silvia Foti, author of The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal

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  • Sun, Jan 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Evelyn Rubenstein JCC Kaplan Theatre

Holocaust Remembrance Week

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  • Mon, Jan 24 - Fri, Jan 28, 2022
  • Calendar:   Commemorations

2022 Holocaust Educators Conference Series - Art

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  • Mon, Jan 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Into The Forest: Ruth Lazowski's Holocaust Survival Story

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  • Mon, Jan 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

A Family Affair: The Untold Story of the Jewish Resisters Who Helped the Allies Win World War II

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  • Mon, Jan 24, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Survivors' Legacies and Preserving the Past

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  • Tue, Jan 25, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Help Students Confront Antisemitism Online: Hate & Extremism in Gaming & Social Media

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  • Tue, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Park East Synagogue Holocaust Commemoration Service

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  • Tue, Jan 25, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  YouTube

On the Avenue: Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week

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  • Tue, Jan 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

International Holocaust Remembrance Day #EVERYNAMECOUNTS Challenge

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  • Wed, Jan 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Why Are We Still Teaching the Holocaust? Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Wed, Jan 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Introducing the Project on Bioethics and the Holocaust: Using Testimony in Medical and Health Professions Education

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  • Wed, Jan 26, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

2022 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

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  • Wed, Jan 26, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

MEMENTO MORI: Preserving Archives & Memory with Rodney Obien

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  • Wed, Jan 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Thu, Jan 27 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Commemorations

United Nations Chamber Music Society Virtual Concert

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 8:00am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  UN Web TV & YouTube

Our martyr artists: the book of memory of the Jewish artists of the Ecole de Paris

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 8:00am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  YouTube

The Difference between Life and Death: Choices That Saved a Young Boy

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Live from Dubai

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Echoes in Ink: A Liberation Day Reading of Short Stories From the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

UN Annual Holocaust Commemoration: Memory, Dignity and Justice

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

UNESCO Commemoration Ceremony: Remembering the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Facebook & YouTube

Florida International University's 7th Annual Remembrance Ceremony

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 11:30am - 12:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Yellow Star, Red Star: The Appropriation of Holocaust Memory in Post-Communist Eastern Europe

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Lest We Forget: Combating Holocaust Denial and Distortion

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Nazi Laws: From Democracy to Dictatorship to Genocide

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  In Person & Virtual

Makers of Memories: Holocaust Remembrance and the Creative Process

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

From Awareness to Action: Confronting Antisemitism at Home and Abroad

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Sephardic Jews and the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Community-Wide Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Lappin Foundation International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, a British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies (UMN): International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Hours of Freedom: The Story of the Terezín Composer

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 9:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

Rachael Cerrotti: We Share the Same Sky

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  • Thu, Jan 27, 9:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

Through the Eyes of a Friend: A Living Voices Production

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  • Fri, Jan 28, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

The "New" Antisemitism in Europe, Latin America and the US

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  • Fri, Jan 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Countering Antisemitism and Hate in Primary Grades

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  • Fri, Jan 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

Hans and Sophie Scholl and the White Rose Anti-Nazi Resistance Movement

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  • Sun, Jan 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual Event

The Legacy of Resilience

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  • Sun, Jan 30, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Virtual Event

Voices of Hope: 12th Annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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  • Sun, Jan 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

The Nazi's Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was a War Criminal

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  • Thu, Feb 3, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Civil Society Briefing “The Future of Memory: Holocaust Remembrance, History and New Media”

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  • Thu, Feb 3, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

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