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July 2020

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Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories
Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jun 30, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 30, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston in learning how to engage students with primary sources that deepen understanding of the Holocaust and promote critical thinking skills.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jun 30, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jun 30, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Paul Kessler, survivor speaker.
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American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad
American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jul 1, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jul 1, 2020 at 9:00am
Join historians from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and George Mason University to learn about the leaders who confronted hatred overseas and at home while planting the seeds for the American civil rights movement.
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Creating Context for Teaching Night
Creating Context for Teaching Night 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 1, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 1, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Anti-Defamation League as they guide you through classroom-ready materials and instructional strategies to build confidence and capacity for teaching this powerful memoir.
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Genocides of the 20th Century
Genocides of the 20th Century 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 2, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 2, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and examine the factors that contributed to genocide and mass atrocities in the 20th century.
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Personal Narratives of the Holocaust
Personal Narratives of the Holocaust 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 7, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 7, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and survey diaries and poems written by Jewish teenagers during the Holocaust through engaging activities and strategies designed for the classroom.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 7, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jul 7, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Mark Jacobs, second generation speaker.
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Connecting Communities: Resilience through Art with the Memory Project Productions
Connecting Communities: Resilience through Art with the Memory Project Productions 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 8, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 8, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and learn about The Memory Project Production’s Face-to-Face program, which supports students in creating visual art and portraits inspired by personal stories from Holocaust survivors.
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Perpetrators of the Holocaust: A Reassessment
Perpetrators of the Holocaust: A Reassessment 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 13, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 13, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and a historian from Yad Vashem as they seek to show that the people who became perpetrators of the Holocaust, many of them “ordinary”, were deeply influenced by the world in which they lived, the ideas that gained traction in their world, and the system that came into being under the Nazis.
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Upstanders during the Holocaust
Upstanders during the Holocaust 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 14, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 14, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and discover stories of rescue and resistance during the Holocaust through interactive activities and educational resources created for classroom use.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 14, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jul 14, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Bert Romberg, survivor speaker.
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History Highlights: Legalizing the Holocaust
History Highlights: Legalizing the Holocaust 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 14, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 14, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for a discussion on how Nazi Germany used the rule of law to commit mass murder during the Holocaust.
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Latinx Connections: From Museum to Classroom
Latinx Connections: From Museum to Classroom 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 16, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 16, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and develop connections from Latinx museum resources to classroom curriculum.
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Connecting Communities: "Big Sonia" - A Special Conversation with Director Leah Warshawski
Connecting Communities: "Big Sonia" - A Special Conversation with Director Leah Warshawski 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 16, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 16, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and participate in this webinar for a unique opportunity to learn more about Sonia Warshawski's life and the film from her granddaughter, producer, and director, Leah Warshawski.
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Engines of Change™ Teacher Training
Engines of Change™ Teacher Training 9:00am - 4:00pm (7h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 18, 2020 at 9:00am
Ends Jul 18, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston for an Engines of Change™ Teacher Training seminar.
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THGC Commissioner Workshop Part I
THGC Commissioner Workshop Part I 1:00pm - 4:00pm (3h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Jul 20, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 20, 2020 at 4:00pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission will be joined by Austin Alliance Group who will facilitate a workshop entitled Best Practices in Governance.
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Movie Monday Film Discussion: Schindler's List
Movie Monday Film Discussion: Schindler's List 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Jul 20, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 20, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum every third Monday of the month for a discussion on Holocaust and human rights films moderated by museum historians, film professionals, and other experts. We encourage participants to watch the film on their own before engaging in the discussion.
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THGC Commissioner Workshop Part II
THGC Commissioner Workshop Part II 9:00am - 12:00pm (3h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 9:00am
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 12:00pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission will be joined by Austin Alliance Group who will facilitate a workshop entitled Visioning for the Future.
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The Life & Art of Samuel Bak
The Life & Art of Samuel Bak 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston and delve into the life and artwork of Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak through a virtual exploration of the Samuel Bak Art Gallery.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Max Glauben, survivor speaker.
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THGC Commissioner Workshop Part III
THGC Commissioner Workshop Part III 1:00pm - 4:00pm (3h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 4:00pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission will be joined by Austin Alliance Group who will facilitate a workshop entitled Considering Future Priorities.
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Teaching with the Pyramid of Hate
Teaching with the Pyramid of Hate 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 21, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 21, 2020 at 4:00pm
Using primary sources from Echoes & Reflections, including visual history testimony, this professional learning opportunity examines events at each stage of the pyramid and considers how the progression might have been interrupted during the period prior to and during the Holocaust.
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THGC July Quarterly Meeting
THGC July Quarterly Meeting 8:30am - 12:00pm (3h 30m)
Commission Meetings
Starts Jul 22, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jul 22, 2020 at 12:00pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) is holding its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, July 22, 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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Contemporary Forms of Cultural Resistance and "The Terezín Paradigm"
Contemporary Forms of Cultural Resistance and "The Terezín Paradigm" 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 22, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 22, 2020 at 1:00pm
As part of the inaugural Rafael Schächter Summer Institute for Holocaust Educators, The Defiant Requiem Foundation is delighted to announce this free online lecture, open to the public.
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Connecting Communities: Using Brain Science to Elevate How We Teach and Students Learn about the Holocaust
Connecting Communities: Using Brain Science to Elevate How We Teach and Students Learn about the Holocaust 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Jul 22, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 22, 2020 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar, facilitated by the internationally recognized Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning, dives into the most promising research and strategies in educational neuroscience that can inform and transform how we teach and students learn.
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Global Antisemitism in the Present Day
Global Antisemitism in the Present Day 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 23, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 23, 2020 at 1:00pm
As part of the inaugural Rafael Schächter Summer Institute for Holocaust Educators, The Defiant Requiem Foundation is delighted to announce this free online lecture, open to the public.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference
Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online
Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online 3:00pm - 4:15pm (1h 15m)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 27, 2020 at 4:15pm
Join Echoes & Reflections as they explore principles of pedagogy adapted for online learning and engage with others to share and discover best practices to support students’ learning during the upcoming school year.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series
Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jul 28, 2020 at 12:30pm
Ends Jul 28, 2020 at 1:30pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum as they virtually feature Marsha Gaswirth, second generation speaker.
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History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections
History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 28, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 28, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Felicia Williamson, Director of Library & Archives at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, for a look into the museum's online archival collections.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
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Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?
Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz? 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 29, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 29, 2020 at 2:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and Dr. David Silberklang, Senior Historian at the International Institute for Holocaust Research and Editor-in-Chief of Yad Vashem Studies, as they offer an insightful look into the question of why the Allies chose not to bomb Auschwitz.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 27, 2020
Ends Jul 30, 2020
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum education staff and world-renowned educational organizations for an educator conference covering the Holocaust and human rights-related topics.
Click for more info
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July 2020

Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources: Destroyed Communities Database and Oral Histories

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  • Tue, Jun 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jun 30, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

American Trailblazers Who Fought Persecution at Home and Abroad

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Creating Context for Teaching Night

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  • Wed, Jul 1, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Genocides of the 20th Century

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  • Thu, Jul 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Personal Narratives of the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jul 7, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jul 7, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: Resilience through Art with the Memory Project Productions

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  • Wed, Jul 8, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Perpetrators of the Holocaust: A Reassessment

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  • Mon, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Upstanders during the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jul 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jul 14, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: Legalizing the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jul 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Latinx Connections: From Museum to Classroom

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  • Thu, Jul 16, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: "Big Sonia" - A Special Conversation with Director Leah Warshawski

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  • Thu, Jul 16, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Engines of Change™ Teacher Training

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  • Sat, Jul 18, 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

THGC Commissioner Workshop Part I

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  • Mon, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Zoom

Movie Monday Film Discussion: Schindler's List

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  • Mon, Jul 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

THGC Commissioner Workshop Part II

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 9:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Zoom

The Life & Art of Samuel Bak

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

THGC Commissioner Workshop Part III

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching with the Pyramid of Hate

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  • Tue, Jul 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

THGC July Quarterly Meeting

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  • Wed, Jul 22, 8:30am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Zoom

Contemporary Forms of Cultural Resistance and "The Terezín Paradigm"

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  • Wed, Jul 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Communities: Using Brain Science to Elevate How We Teach and Students Learn about the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Global Antisemitism in the Present Day

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  • Thu, Jul 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference

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  • Mon, Jul 27 - Thu, Jul 30, 2020
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Making It Work: Strategies for Effective Holocaust Instruction Online

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  • Mon, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:15pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Virtual Summer Survivor Speaker Series

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  • Tue, Jul 28, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: A Look into the Museum's Online Artifact Collections

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  • Tue, Jul 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Why Didn't the Allies Bomb Auschwitz?

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  • Wed, Jul 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

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