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Holocaust Remembrance Week   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  N/A
  • Description:  N/A

My Mother's Amazing Survival - Winslow Swárt   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will be providing two live virtual presentations each day during Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. If you are unable to view the live presentations, they will be premiering two additional prerecorded video presentations each day. Learn more about the prerecorded presentations and register to attend the live presentations here.

The Untold Story of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar
  • Description:  The Abba Eban Institute for International Diplomacy at IDC Herzliya, together with the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center, the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, and the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy, are pleased to announce the hosting of a unique online seminar: The Untold Story of the Holocaust in Eastern Europe: 80 Years since the Babyn Yar Massacre Commemoration, Memory, Oblivion, and History Opening RemarksMr. Natan Sharansky, Chair of the Supervisory Board, Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center; Chair, ISGAP Ambassador Ron Prosor, Head of the Abban Eban Institute for International Diplomacy, IDC Herzliya Professor Ivan Patryliak, Dean of Faculty of History, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv Register here.

Lest We Forget Exhibition Launch   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Online
  • Description:  Launch of the exhibition Lest We Forget by Luigi Toscano A photographic exhibition dedicated to the victims of Nazi persecution, produced by the German-Italian photographer and filmmaker Luigi Toscano who photographed more than 400 Holocaust survivors and victims of Nazi persecution in the United States, Germany, Ukraine, Russia , Israel, Belarus, Austria, and the Netherlands. 200 of these photographs are at the center of this unique exhibition installed on the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust around the fences of the UNESCO Headquarters, from January 18 to February 12, 2021. Join the live stream here. With the participation of: Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO Heiko Maas, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Germany Karoline Edtstadler, Minister for the European Union, Austria Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, State Secretary to the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, France Eamon Gilmore, EU Special Representative for Human Rights Peter Kurtz, Mayor of Mannheim, Germany Luigi Toscano, Photographer and Filmmaker Ronald Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress.

My Mother and Grandmother: What They Endured - Ginny Wind   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will be providing two live virtual presentations each day during Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. If you are unable to view the live presentations, they will be premiering two additional prerecorded video presentations each day. Learn more about the prerecorded presentations and register to attend the live presentations here.

How Did the World Respond? The Jewish Refugee Crisis   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar
  • Description:  According to the UN, the world is witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. In this webinar, learn how to teach about the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and make connections to how the world is responding to the current refugee situation. The world is struggling with the largest refugee crisis since WWII. In order to encourage students to become engaged citizens in today’s world, it is critical that they have the language and background to engage with current events around the topics of refugees and asylum seekers. This webinar will help educators integrate the topic of refugees into their Holocaust instruction by making connections between the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and refugee experiences today. Register here.

Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate   View Event

  • Monday, January 25, 2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Inspire students by teaching about the 30,000 Jews who fought back during the Holocaust during a Free Online Teacher Training featuring the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation's (JPEF) Tactics of Resistance Lesson. Choose the day and time that works for you: Sunday, January 24th – 2:00PM - 3:00PM CSTMonday, January 25th – 6:00PM - 7:00PM CST During a time when our students have just witnessed an assault upon our nations' Capitol, this lesson is particularly relevant. Tactics of Resistance gives them the opportunity to engage in critical thinking and decision-making around resisting aggression and encourages them to examine the potential short and long-term outcomes of various actions. Expand students’ thinking about the spectrum of possible responses to bigotry, genocide, and other forms of aggression—from non-violence to the armed resistance of the Jewish partisans. Learn how to use the “Resistance Matrix” with your students as a tool for analyzing and brainstorming the different solutions to conflict. Workshop presenters Jonathan Furst, Director of Education, and Sheri Rosenblum, Director of Development and Outreach, specialize in Holocaust education and professional development and have taught thousands of educators. They will answer your questions during and after the workshop.Register for the January 24th workshop here.Register for the January 25th workshop at here.For more information or questions, email sheri@jewishpartisans.org.

My Mother's Life in Hungary - Anita Goldberg (Spanish)   View Event

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Tuesday, January 26th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. This presentation will be conducted in Spanish. Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will be providing two live virtual presentations each day during Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. If you are unable to view the live presentations they will be premiering two additional prerecorded video presentations each day. Learn more about the prerecorded presentations and register to attend the live presentations here.

The Untold Story of Regina Jonas: The First Ordained Female Rabbi - Rabbi Mara Nathan   View Event

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the second of two live presentations on Tuesday, January 26th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will be providing two live virtual presentations each day during Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. If you are unable to view the live presentations they will be premiering two additional prerecorded video presentations each day. Learn more about the prerecorded presentations and register to attend the live presentations here.

BESA: A Code of Honor - Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust   View Event

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  In Honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education presents BESA: A Code of HonorMuslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust Following the German Occupation in 1943, the Albanian population refused to comply with the Occupier's efforts to turn over lists of Jews residing within the country's borders. The Albanians protected their Jewish citizens and provided sanctuary to Jewish refugees. The assistance to Jews was grounded in BESA, the code of honor which still today serves as the highest ethical code in the country. Join The Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education for a live discussion about the experiences of Albanian Muslims who -- at great risk to themselves and their families -- saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust. Lecture and virtual BESA exhibit walk-through presented by Marlene W. Yahalom, PhD, Director of Education American Society for Yad Vashem. For more information, contact Linda Medvin via e-mail. Register here.

Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Murder   View Event

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies along with Queens University’s Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice and UNCC’s Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies invites you to an online program with Professor Jim Waller, the Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College. Professor Waller will speak on Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Murder, also the title of one of his most influential and pathbreaking studies. The presentation will start on Tuesday, January 26, at 6:00 PM CST. Based on an evolutionary perspective, Professor Waller offers an equally intriguing and disturbing psychological view of how (almost) anyone can participate in genocidal crimes. The event also marks and commemorates the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz camps by a division of the Red Army’s First Ukrainian Front in January of 1945. Dr. James E. Waller is the inaugural Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College, one of the nation’s oldest Holocaust resource centers. A widely-recognized scholar in the field of Holocaust and genocide studies, Professor Waller widely researches, teaches and consults for memorials, research centers, universities, government, and non-governmental institutions around the world. Among his many roles and accomplishments is the Directorship of Academic Programs at the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities and lead instructorship for the Raphael Lemkin Seminars for Genocide Prevention. These well-respected seminars held on-site and in cooperation with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, introduce government officials and security sector personnel from around the globe to pressing questions of genocide warning and prevention. He is the author of five important books, including Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing, on which his talk is based, and Confronting Evil: Engaging Our Responsibility to Prevent Genocide (Oxford University Press, 2016). Like almost all Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies events, this online program is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Center at 828.262.2311 or via e-mail. Register here for this free Zoom event.

Special Event with Author/Filmmaker Heather Dune Macadam   View Event

  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Heather Dune Macadam is the acclaimed author of the international bestseller 999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz. The book has been translated into 16 languages and is a Finalist for Goodreads People’s Choice Awards.Please join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at the University of Texas at Dallas as Ms. Macadam discusses her current project, producing and directing the documentary film 999 based on her book containing the remarkable untold stories of the young women who were part of the first official transport to Auschwitz.This event is free of charge, but pre-registration is required. Pre-register here.

Discussion "Lessons of the Holocaust - A UN Perspective on Global Antisemitism"   View Event

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 8:15am - 9:15am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  An event with H.E. Mr. Miguel Ángel Moratinos, High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and United Nations Focal Point to monitor antisemitism. The event is organized by B’nai B’rith International. Register here.

Eisenhower’s Foresight: Protecting the Truth of the Holocaust   View Event

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live
  • Description:  While Supreme Allied Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower had studied his World War II enemy, he was unprepared for the Nazi brutality he witnessed at Ohrdruf concentration camp in April 1945. Bodies were piled like wood and living skeletons struggled to survive. Even as the Allied Forces continued their fight, Eisenhower foresaw a day when the horrors of the Holocaust might be denied. He invited the media to document the scene. He compelled Germans living in the surrounding towns and any soldier not fighting at the front to witness the atrocities for themselves. On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Susan Eisenhower, author of How Ike Led, to learn about her grandfather’s vigilance to preserve the truth of the Holocaust. SpeakerSusan Eisenhower, Author, How Ike Led: The Principles Behind Eisenhower’s Biggest DecisionsPresident and Chairman, The Eisenhower Group, Inc.Chairman Emeritus, Eisenhower Institute of Gettysburg College ModeratorDr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Watch live at facebook.com/holocaustmuseum. You do not need a Facebook account to view our program. After the live broadcast, the recording will be available to watch on demand on USHMM's Facebook page.

My Grandmother: Art & Resistance - Helen Pankowsky   View Event

  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom
  • Description:  Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Wednesday, January 27th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio will be providing two live virtual presentations each day during Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week. If you are unable to view the live presentations they will be premiering two additional prerecorded video presentations each day. Learn more about the prerecorded presentations and register to attend the live presentations here.