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April 2020

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Antecedents of Antisemitism during the Middle Ages
Antecedents of Antisemitism during the Middle Ages All Day
Speaking Engagements
Mar 29, 2020 (All Day)
An online lecture by Dr. David Patterson, Hillel A. Feinberg Distinguished Chair in Holocaust Studies at the Ackerman Center for Holocaust Studies at The University of Texas at Dallas.
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César Chávez Day
César Chávez Day All Day
General
Mar 31, 2020 (All Day)
It is possible that THGC staff who observe César Chávez Day will be out of the office.
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Carl Wilkens: Finding the Good -- Rwanda's Pathways Back to Trust
Carl Wilkens: Finding the Good -- Rwanda's Pathways Back to Trust 7:00pm - 9:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 2, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Apr 2, 2020 at 9:00pm
As a humanitarian aid worker, Carl Wilkens moved his family to Rwanda in the spring of 1990. When the genocide began in April 1994, Carl refused to leave, and continued to work to bring food, water, and medicine to groups of orphans trapped around the city.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Apr 6, 2020 (All Day)
Register for Echoes & Reflections' free April Online Course to prepare to teach about the Holocaust. Led by an expert facilitator, you’ll gain the tools you need to introduce your students to the lessons of the Holocaust and empower them to stand up to antisemitism and hate in their communities.
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Good Friday Holiday
Good Friday Holiday All Day
General
Apr 10, 2020 (All Day)
It is possible that THGC staff who observe Good Friday will be out of the office.
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Continuity, Escalation, and Local Actors: Hamidian Massacres and the Armenian Genocide
Continuity, Escalation, and Local Actors: Hamidian Massacres and the Armenian Genocide 1:00pm - 2:30pm (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Apr 13, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Apr 13, 2020 at 2:30pm
An online lecture by Mehmet Polatel (University of Southern California) 2019-2020 Center Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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San Jacinto Day (Office Closed)
San Jacinto Day (Office Closed) All Day
General
Apr 21, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
Yom HaShoah
Yom HaShoah All Day
General
Apr 21, 2020 (All Day)
Yom HaShoah is observed as a day of commemoration for the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany and its collaborators, and for the Jewish resistance in that period.
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THGC April Quarterly Meeting
THGC April Quarterly Meeting 8:30am - 3:30pm (7h)
Commission Meetings
Starts Apr 27, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Apr 27, 2020 at 3:30pm
The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) is holding its quarterly meeting on Monday, April 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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April 2020

Antecedents of Antisemitism during the Middle Ages

  • Sun, Mar 29 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

César Chávez Day

  • Tue, Mar 31 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Carl Wilkens: Finding the Good -- Rwanda's Pathways Back to Trust

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  • Thu, Apr 2, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Apr 6 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Good Friday Holiday

  • Fri, Apr 10 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Continuity, Escalation, and Local Actors: Hamidian Massacres and the Armenian Genocide

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  • Mon, Apr 13, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

San Jacinto Day (Office Closed)

  • Tue, Apr 21 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Yom HaShoah

  • Tue, Apr 21 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

THGC April Quarterly Meeting

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  • Mon, Apr 27, 8:30am - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Commission Meetings
  • Location:  Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio

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