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February 2020

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Holocaust Remembrance Week
Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
General
Starts Jan 27, 2020
Ends Jan 31, 2020
The inaugural Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 27-31, 2020. Senate Bill 1828 designated a week for Holocaust education in all Texas public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
THGC January Quarterly Meeting
THGC January Quarterly Meeting 8:30am - 3:30pm (7h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Jan 27, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 27, 2020 at 3:30pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) is holding its quarterly meeting on Monday, January 27, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.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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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
General
Starts Jan 27, 2020
Ends Jan 31, 2020
The inaugural Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 27-31, 2020. Senate Bill 1828 designated a week for Holocaust education in all Texas public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
General
Starts Jan 27, 2020
Ends Jan 31, 2020
The inaugural Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 27-31, 2020. Senate Bill 1828 designated a week for Holocaust education in all Texas public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
General
Starts Jan 27, 2020
Ends Jan 31, 2020
The inaugural Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 27-31, 2020. Senate Bill 1828 designated a week for Holocaust education in all Texas public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
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Holocaust Remembrance Week All Day (5 days)
General
Starts Jan 27, 2020
Ends Jan 31, 2020
The inaugural Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week will take place the week of January 27-31, 2020. Senate Bill 1828 designated a week for Holocaust education in all Texas public schools beginning in the 2019-2020 academic year.
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Texas Liberator Exhibit Opens (Fredericksburg)
Texas Liberator Exhibit Opens (Fredericksburg) All Day
Exhibits
Feb 7, 2020 (All Day)
The Texas Liberator: Witness to the Holocaust traveling exhibit will be on display at the National Museum of the Pacific War until June 1, 2020.
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BBYO International Convention 2020
BBYO International Convention 2020 All Day (5 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 13, 2020
Ends Feb 17, 2020
Over Presidentsʼ Day weekend (February 13-17, 2020), more than 5,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world will come together in Dallas, Texas for one of the largest Jewish communal events of the year. Delegates will hear from and meet inspiring speakers (three of whom are part of the THGC's Texas Liberator Project), deepen leadership skills, serve the local community, celebrate Shabbat and learn together, have access to exclusive music performances and do their part to strengthen the Jewish Future.
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Mittleman-Berman Lecture
Mittleman-Berman Lecture 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 13, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Feb 13, 2020 at 9:00pm
One of the world’s leading experts on the Holocaust, Dr. Omer Bartov, will speak about the anatomy of a genocide. He will expand upon the idea that ethnic cleansing most often happens slowly and is perpetrated not by sociopaths, but by friends and neighbors.
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BBYO International Convention 2020 All Day (5 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 13, 2020
Ends Feb 17, 2020
Over Presidentsʼ Day weekend (February 13-17, 2020), more than 5,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world will come together in Dallas, Texas for one of the largest Jewish communal events of the year. Delegates will hear from and meet inspiring speakers (three of whom are part of the THGC's Texas Liberator Project), deepen leadership skills, serve the local community, celebrate Shabbat and learn together, have access to exclusive music performances and do their part to strengthen the Jewish Future.
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BBYO International Convention 2020 All Day (5 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 13, 2020
Ends Feb 17, 2020
Over Presidentsʼ Day weekend (February 13-17, 2020), more than 5,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world will come together in Dallas, Texas for one of the largest Jewish communal events of the year. Delegates will hear from and meet inspiring speakers (three of whom are part of the THGC's Texas Liberator Project), deepen leadership skills, serve the local community, celebrate Shabbat and learn together, have access to exclusive music performances and do their part to strengthen the Jewish Future.
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BBYO International Convention 2020 All Day (5 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 13, 2020
Ends Feb 17, 2020
Over Presidentsʼ Day weekend (February 13-17, 2020), more than 5,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world will come together in Dallas, Texas for one of the largest Jewish communal events of the year. Delegates will hear from and meet inspiring speakers (three of whom are part of the THGC's Texas Liberator Project), deepen leadership skills, serve the local community, celebrate Shabbat and learn together, have access to exclusive music performances and do their part to strengthen the Jewish Future.
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BBYO International Convention 2020 All Day (5 days)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 13, 2020
Ends Feb 17, 2020
Over Presidentsʼ Day weekend (February 13-17, 2020), more than 5,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals and philanthropists from around the world will come together in Dallas, Texas for one of the largest Jewish communal events of the year. Delegates will hear from and meet inspiring speakers (three of whom are part of the THGC's Texas Liberator Project), deepen leadership skills, serve the local community, celebrate Shabbat and learn together, have access to exclusive music performances and do their part to strengthen the Jewish Future.
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Presidents' Day (Office Closed)
Presidents' Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Feb 17, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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2020 Dr. Steinberger Outstanding Educator Award of $1,000 Submission Deadline
2020 Dr. Steinberger Outstanding Educator Award of $1,000 Submission Deadline All Day
Grants & Contests
Feb 27, 2020 (All Day)
All Steinberger Award applications and supporting documents must be e-mailed by 4:00 P.M. C.S.T. to christian.acevedo@thgc.texas.
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Gale Spring Lecture: "Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently"
Gale Spring Lecture: "Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently" 7:00pm - 8:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 27, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Feb 27, 2020 at 8:30pm
Gale Family Foundation presents a talk with Dr. Amy-Jill Levine (Vanderbilt University)
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2020 Student Contest Submission Deadline
2020 Student Contest Submission Deadline All Day
Grants & Contests
Feb 28, 2020 (All Day)
Every student participating must submit their application, parent/guardian permission form, and honesty clause form by 4:00 P.M. C.S.T.
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February 2020

Holocaust Remembrance Week

  • Mon, Jan 27 - Fri, Jan 31, 2020
  • Calendar:   General

THGC January Quarterly Meeting

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  • Mon, Jan 27, 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Texas Capitol and Extension, Room 1.010

Texas Liberator Exhibit Opens (Fredericksburg)

  • Fri, Feb 7 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  National Museum of the Pacific War

BBYO International Convention 2020

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  • Thu, Feb 13 - Mon, Feb 17, 2020
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas, Texas

Mittleman-Berman Lecture

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  • Thu, Feb 13, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum

Presidents' Day (Office Closed)

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

2020 Dr. Steinberger Outstanding Educator Award of $1,000 Submission Deadline

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  • Thu, Feb 27 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Grants & Contests

Gale Spring Lecture: "Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently"

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  • Thu, Feb 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

2020 Student Contest Submission Deadline

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  • Fri, Feb 28 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Grants & Contests

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Holocaust Remembrance Week

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