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September 2021

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Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Japan
Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Japan 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Aug 29, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Aug 29, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join the Emil A and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies as they tour the globe to meet and highlight those who promise to Never Forget, wherever they are in the world.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Sep 1, 2021 (All Day)
Echoes & Reflections' September Three-Module Online Course will help you prepare to effectively teach about the Holocaust and enhance your skills across all disciplines.
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2021 First Person Series: Estelle Laughlin
2021 First Person Series: Estelle Laughlin 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 1, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Sep 1, 2021 at 1:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Estelle for a live conversation to learn about Estelle's experiences as a young Jewish girl under Nazi occupation and her parents’ resourcefulness, bravery, and resolve in trying to shield her from the unimaginable events they were experiencing.
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Robbing the Jews: Nazi Confiscation of Property in the Holocaust
Robbing the Jews: Nazi Confiscation of Property in the Holocaust 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 1, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Sep 1, 2021 at 8:00pm
Before and during World War II, the Nazis engaged in an organized program of looting Jewish cultural objects, often using forced Jewish labor to catalog the stolen items. Join Dr. Martin Dean as he examines the Nazi policy of cultural plunder, including its aims and methods, and shows how many Jews sought to defy the Germans’ genocidal intentions through imaginative forms of cultural resistance.
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Being with Jerry: Compassionate and Collaborative Research with a Survivor of the Holocaust
Being with Jerry: Compassionate and Collaborative Research with a Survivor of the Holocaust 6:30pm - 8:00pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 2, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Sep 2, 2021 at 8:00pm
Appalachian State's Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies invites the public to its first Fall 2021 online Center lecture by Professor Emerita Carolyn Ellis (University of South Florida). Prof. Ellis' public talk is entitled "Being with Jerry: Compassionate and Collaborative Research with a Survivor of the Holocaust."
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Labor Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Labor Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Sep 6, 2021 (All Day)
The THGAAC office will be closed.
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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah All Day
General
Sep 7, 2021 (All Day)
Shana tova!
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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah All Day
General
Sep 8, 2021 (All Day)
Shana tova!
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Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice
Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 9, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 9, 2021 at 4:00pm
The Pyramid of Hate can help students recognize the ease with which hatred, if unchecked, can escalate. This Echoes & Reflections webinar examines this tool through the lens of the Holocaust to support teachers encourage students to make positive change in their communities.
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Teacher to Teacher: A Consultation with Peers on Best Practices
Teacher to Teacher: A Consultation with Peers on Best Practices 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 13, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Sep 13, 2021 at 3:00pm
In this webinar, join two veteran Holocaust educators, in conversation with Yad Vashem’s Echoes & Reflections Program Director, to address both concerns and best practices when teaching the Holocaust.
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Faiths in Conversation - Judaism & Justice
Faiths in Conversation - Judaism & Justice 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 13, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Sep 13, 2021 at 5:00pm
Faiths in Conversation is an online monthly 6-part series and will host a new topic each month from September 2021 to February 2022. Session 1 will begin with the topic "Judaism & Justice". Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, Dr. Michael J. Broyde, and Dr. Jeffery D. Long for this conversation.
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Common Threads: Holocaust Survivors Who Built Fashion Careers
Common Threads: Holocaust Survivors Who Built Fashion Careers 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Sep 14, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Sep 14, 2021 at 9:00am
During the focus on Fashion Week, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to explore what was lost in the fall of a once-rising fashion capital, and how working in the clothing industry helped some survivors build new lives.
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Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education
Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 14, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
Project-Based Learning (PBL) helps students learn by investigating and responding to complex historical questions. This Echoes & Reflections webinar highlights opportunities within Echoes & Reflections to guide students towards exploring critical questions and building PBL components into your curriculum.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Roni Berenson
Holocaust Speaker Series: Roni Berenson 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 15, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Sep 15, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur All Day
General
Sep 16, 2021 (All Day)
It is possible that Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission staff who observe Yom Kippur will be out of the office.
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Online Film Presentation: "From Swastika to Jim Crow"
Online Film Presentation: "From Swastika to Jim Crow" 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Films
Starts Sep 17, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Sep 17, 2021 at 10:00am
Join the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College online to view a timely documentary film, From Swastika to Jim Crow.
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Choices Matter: Complicity & Action during the Holocaust
Choices Matter: Complicity & Action during the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 20, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Sep 20, 2021 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar examines the consequences of inaction and difficult choices made by individuals during the Holocaust and provides educators the tools to support students to implement an action-oriented project influenced by the lessons of this history.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Matt Yosafat
Holocaust Speaker Series: Matt Yosafat 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 22, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Sep 22, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Holocaust Education and Transformational Learning
Holocaust Education and Transformational Learning 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 22, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Sep 22, 2021 at 12:00pm
Faculty and others are invited to a Kupferberg Holocaust Center workshop exploring how Holocaust education can be a catalyst for transformative learning in higher education.
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Mengele: Unmasking the "Angel of Death"
Mengele: Unmasking the "Angel of Death" 6:30pm - 7:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 23, 2021 at 6:30pm
Ends Sep 23, 2021 at 7:30pm
Join The Defiant Requiem Foundation for a program exploring Mengele’s story. Marwell, a Foundation Board Member, will be in conversation with Director of Education, Alexandra Zapruder, herself the author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust and Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film.
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Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Eli Rosenbaum
Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Eli Rosenbaum 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 23, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Sep 23, 2021 at 8:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a unique look inside the Justice Department's hunt for and prosecution of human rights violators.
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"From Swastika to Jim Crow" an Online Discussion with Dr. Lillie Edwards
"From Swastika to Jim Crow" an Online Discussion with Dr. Lillie Edwards 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Films
Starts Sep 24, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Sep 24, 2021 at 10:00am
This presentation, facilitated by Dr. Lillie Edwards, broadens understanding of the film previously presented, From Swastika to Jim Crow, on September 17th.
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Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons
Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 27, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 27, 2021 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar explores how to use visual history testimonies of displaced persons from USC Shoah foundation's iWitness and E&R-aligned activities to help students connect to global crises through the power of personal stories.
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Examining Intergenerational Trauma of Holocaust Survivors and Their Children
Examining Intergenerational Trauma of Holocaust Survivors and Their Children 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 29, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 29, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston as two second generation Holocaust survivors interview Helen Epstein, author of "Children of the Holocaust."
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Unpacking the Past with Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin
Unpacking the Past with Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College is pleased to present Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin as they address Holocaust revisionism in Lithuania.
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Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences
Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 2:00pm
In this conversation, Dr. Ershnee Naidu-Silverman, Senior Program Director of the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, discusses historical trauma and the strategies museum workers use to create spaces of healing for themselves, as well as their visitors.
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Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies
Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 4:00pm
With the ongoing uncertainties of the pandemic, SEL strategies remain paramount for effective teaching. Using Echoes & Reflections content, this webinar will model recommended strategies to show how a study of the Holocaust can support SEL.
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The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes
The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a program exploring Jewish superheroes with comic book writers Chris Claremont (Marvel’s The Uncanny X-Men) and Marguerite Bennett (DC Bombshells), along with editor Danny Fingeroth (Marvel’s Spiderman Comics Line).
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Unpacking The Past: "The Number On Great-Grandpa's Arm"
Unpacking The Past: "The Number On Great-Grandpa's Arm" 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Oct 1, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 1, 2021 at 3:00pm
Discover the HBO documentary "The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm." Following the film, you will have a chance to hear from Elliot as he shares his thoughts about his great-grandfather and his decision to share his family story with the world. During the program, the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College will present a brief 18 min film.
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September 2021

Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Japan

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  • Sun, Aug 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Wed, Sep 1 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

2021 First Person Series: Estelle Laughlin

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

Robbing the Jews: Nazi Confiscation of Property in the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Sep 1, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum | Zoom

Being with Jerry: Compassionate and Collaborative Research with a Survivor of the Holocaust

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  • Thu, Sep 2, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Labor Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Mon, Sep 6 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Rosh Hashanah

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  • Tue, Sep 7 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Rosh Hashanah

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  • Wed, Sep 8 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice

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  • Thu, Sep 9, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teacher to Teacher: A Consultation with Peers on Best Practices

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  • Mon, Sep 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Faiths in Conversation - Judaism & Justice

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  • Mon, Sep 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Common Threads: Holocaust Survivors Who Built Fashion Careers

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  • Tue, Sep 14, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Project-Based Learning Methods in Holocaust Education

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

Holocaust Speaker Series: Roni Berenson

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  • Wed, Sep 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Yom Kippur

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  • Thu, Sep 16 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Online Film Presentation: "From Swastika to Jim Crow"

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  • Fri, Sep 17, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Choices Matter: Complicity & Action during the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Sep 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Speaker Series: Matt Yosafat

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  • Wed, Sep 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education and Transformational Learning

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  • Wed, Sep 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Mengele: Unmasking the "Angel of Death"

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  • Thu, Sep 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Funk Family Upstander Speaker Series: Eli Rosenbaum

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  • Thu, Sep 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

"From Swastika to Jim Crow" an Online Discussion with Dr. Lillie Edwards

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  • Fri, Sep 24, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons

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  • Mon, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Examining Intergenerational Trauma of Holocaust Survivors and Their Children

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  • Wed, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Unpacking the Past with Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences

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

Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes

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

Unpacking The Past: "The Number On Great-Grandpa's Arm"

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  • Fri, Oct 1, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

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