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February 2023

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Jewish Pride: A Jewish Revolution: Session 4 of 4 (“Jewish Pride: A Jewish Revolution“)
Jewish Pride: A Jewish Revolution: Session 4 of 4 (“Jewish Pride: A Jewish Revolution“) 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jan 29, 2023 at 10:00am
Ends Jan 29, 2023 at 11:00am
This course will offer an understanding of historical and contemporary Jew-hatred as well as its impact on Jews, while focusing on inspiring and empowering Jews to see their Jewishness as a source of pride and not shame.
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The Rehearsal: Jewishness, Psychoanalysis and Repetition
The Rehearsal: Jewishness, Psychoanalysis and Repetition 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 31, 2023 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 31, 2023 at 10:00am
As part of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism & Policy's (ISGAP) landmark Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute, ISGAP is pleased to announce the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Series titled “Creating a Conceptual Framework for the Critical Study of Contemporary Antisemitism.”
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The Life and Art of Alice Lok Cahana
The Life and Art of Alice Lok Cahana 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Exhibits
Starts Feb 2, 2023 at 6:00pm
Ends Feb 2, 2023 at 7:30pm
Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH) will celebrate Cahana, not only as an artist, but as a devoted friend, loving mother and resilient survivor, with the opening of The Life and Art of Alice Lok Cahana, on view February 3 through April 9, 2023, in the Josef and Edith Mincberg Gallery.
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Rachel's Mandolin"
Rachel's Mandolin" 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Exhibits
Starts Feb 5, 2023 at 3:00pm
Ends Feb 5, 2023 at 4:00pm
Sunday's concert focuses on the touching story of Rachela Zelmanowicz-Olewski, a Jewish mandolin player from Poland who, as a young woman, played in the Auschwitz women’s orchestra under the famous violinist and conductor Alma Rose.
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Hitler's Furies: A Virtual Evening with Scholar & Author Dr. Wendy Lower
Hitler's Furies: A Virtual Evening with Scholar & Author Dr. Wendy Lower 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 5, 2023 at 4:00pm
Ends Feb 5, 2023 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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The Final Stage of Hatred is Denial: Blaming Jews for Antisemitism
The Final Stage of Hatred is Denial: Blaming Jews for Antisemitism 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 7, 2023 at 9:00am
Ends Feb 7, 2023 at 10:00am
As part of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism & Policy's (ISGAP) landmark Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute, ISGAP is pleased to announce the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Series titled “Creating a Conceptual Framework for the Critical Study of Contemporary Antisemitism.”
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The U.S. and the Holocaust: Understanding History Using Media
The U.S. and the Holocaust: Understanding History Using Media 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Feb 7, 2023 at 6:00pm
Ends Feb 7, 2023 at 7:00pm
Join this one hour conversation that will spotlight PBS LearningMedia lessons supporting the documentary. Panelists will share tools and techniques for integrating video clips and other media into your classroom to deepen student understanding of the Holocaust.
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HMMSA Reads "The Light of Days"
HMMSA Reads "The Light of Days" 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Feb 7, 2023 at 6:00pm
Ends Feb 7, 2023 at 7:30pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for their discussion of "The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos" by Judy Batalion.
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Deconstructing Atrocity Imagery: A Conversation with Dr. Wendy Lower
Deconstructing Atrocity Imagery: A Conversation with Dr. Wendy Lower 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 8, 2023 at 11:00am
Ends Feb 8, 2023 at 12:00pm
Join the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center for a timely conversation with Dr. Wendy Lower, Professor of History at Claremont McKenna College, about the impact that both historical and contemporary atrocity imagery and traumatic videos have upon our collective psyche.
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Dr. Joel Finkelstein and Dr. Lee Jussim, Title TBA
Dr. Joel Finkelstein and Dr. Lee Jussim, Title TBA 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 14, 2023 at 9:00am
Ends Feb 14, 2023 at 10:00am
As part of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism & Policy's (ISGAP) landmark Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute, ISGAP is pleased to announce the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Series titled “Creating a Conceptual Framework for the Critical Study of Contemporary Antisemitism.”
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Maxine Cohen Hope for Humanity Educator Award DEADLINE
Maxine Cohen Hope for Humanity Educator Award DEADLINE All Day
Grants & Contests
Feb 15, 2023 (All Day)
Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio is requesting applications for the 2023 Maxine Cohen Hope for Humanity Educator Award.
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Teaching "The Beauty in Breaking": A Workshop for Educators
Teaching "The Beauty in Breaking": A Workshop for Educators 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 15, 2023 at 1:00pm
Ends Feb 15, 2023 at 2:00pm
Join Queensborough Community College (QCC) professors Dr. Angela Ridinger-Dotterman and Dr. Ilse Schrynemakers as they share pedagogical strategies for integrating the KHC’s Nazi Concentration Camps virtual and in-person exhibition into the teaching of this year’s QCC Common Read text, "The Beauty in Breaking" by Dr. Michelle Harper.
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History Highlights: La Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos
History Highlights: La Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Feb 15, 2023 at 7:00pm
Ends Feb 15, 2023 at 8:00pm
Acompañe a Maria Castaneda, Educadora del Museo, para aprender acerca de como este documento histórico fue creado y como continúa impactando a las personas alrededor del mundo.
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When Extremist Ideas Are No Longer Considered "Extreme"
When Extremist Ideas Are No Longer Considered "Extreme" 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 16, 2023 at 6:00pm
Ends Feb 16, 2023 at 7:30pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to discuss the dangers posed when extremist ideas are normalized and what is being done to challenge them.
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Presidents' Day (Office Closed)
Presidents' Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Feb 20, 2023 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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Faculty Rights and Responsibilities in Conflict with Antisemitism
Faculty Rights and Responsibilities in Conflict with Antisemitism 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 21, 2023 at 9:00am
Ends Feb 21, 2023 at 10:00am
As part of the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism & Policy's (ISGAP) landmark Fellowship Training Programme on Critical Antisemitism Studies, Discrimination and Human Rights at the Woolf Institute, ISGAP is pleased to announce the ISGAP-Woolf Institute Series titled “Creating a Conceptual Framework for the Critical Study of Contemporary Antisemitism.”
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The Essence of Antisemitism: Session 1 of 4 (Historical Patterns and Modern Manifestations)
The Essence of Antisemitism: Session 1 of 4 (Historical Patterns and Modern Manifestations) 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Mar 1, 2023 at 10:00am
Ends Mar 1, 2023 at 11:00am
This course begins by exploring the motifs that have defined antisemitism both over the centuries and into our own time. Moving then into the contemporary world, we will consider the three primary sources of the phenomenon of Jew hatred: the political right, the political left, and political Islam. Finally, the course will end with a discussion of how one might response to the rising tide of antisemitism and what might be done about it.
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Texas Independence Day (Office Closed)
Texas Independence Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Mar 2, 2023 (All Day)
The Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission office will be closed.
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53rd Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches
53rd Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches All Day (3 days)
Workshops
Starts Mar 4, 2023
Ends Mar 6, 2023
The Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas invites you to join scholars March 4-6, 2023, as they celebrate the 53rd anniversary of this important conference and continue the legacy established by Franklin H. Littell and Hubert G. Locke more than fifty years ago.
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February 2023

Jewish Pride: A Jewish Revolution: Session 4 of 4 (“Jewish Pride: A Jewish Revolution“)

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  • Sun, Jan 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Rehearsal: Jewishness, Psychoanalysis and Repetition

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  • Tue, Jan 31, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Life and Art of Alice Lok Cahana

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  • Thu, Feb 2, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Rachel's Mandolin"

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  • Sun, Feb 5, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  University of Texas at Dallas Jonsson Performance Hall

Hitler's Furies: A Virtual Evening with Scholar & Author Dr. Wendy Lower

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

The Final Stage of Hatred is Denial: Blaming Jews for Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Feb 7, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The U.S. and the Holocaust: Understanding History Using Media

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  • Tue, Feb 7, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Virtual

HMMSA Reads "The Light of Days"

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

Deconstructing Atrocity Imagery: A Conversation with Dr. Wendy Lower

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  • Wed, Feb 8, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Dr. Joel Finkelstein and Dr. Lee Jussim, Title TBA

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  • Tue, Feb 14, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Maxine Cohen Hope for Humanity Educator Award DEADLINE

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  • Wed, Feb 15 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Grants & Contests

Teaching "The Beauty in Breaking": A Workshop for Educators

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  • Wed, Feb 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: La Declaración Universal de los Derechos Humanos

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  • Wed, Feb 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

When Extremist Ideas Are No Longer Considered "Extreme"

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  • Thu, Feb 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Virtual

Presidents' Day (Office Closed)

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  • Mon, Feb 20 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Faculty Rights and Responsibilities in Conflict with Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Feb 21, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Essence of Antisemitism: Session 1 of 4 (Historical Patterns and Modern Manifestations)

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  • Wed, Mar 1, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Texas Independence Day (Office Closed)

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  • Thu, Mar 2 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

53rd Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches

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  • Sat, Mar 4 - Mon, Mar 6, 2023
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  UT Dallas

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