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November 2020

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Release of Journal of Holocaust Research Issue in Honor of Lawrence Langer's Work
Release of Journal of Holocaust Research Issue in Honor of Lawrence Langer's Work 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 1, 2020 at 9:00am
Ends Nov 1, 2020 at 10:00am
The Fortunoff Video Archive of Yale Manuscripts & Archives will host an online event marking the publication of a special issue of the Journal of Holocaust Research in commemoration of the 90th birthday of Professor Lawrence Langer.
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Nov 2, 2020 (All Day)
Echoes & Reflections' online course, "Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism", will give you the resources needed to deliver thoughtful, engaging, and historically accurate lessons on contemporary antisemitism and support students to recognize and combat antisemitism and hate in their schools and communities.
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Voices from the Third Generation - Ezra
Voices from the Third Generation - Ezra 5:00pm - 6:15pm (1h 15m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 5, 2020 at 5:00pm
Ends Nov 5, 2020 at 6:15pm
The Jewish Family and Children's Services Holocaust Center's Fall Learning Series continues on November 5th with testimony from Ezra, member of the Jewish Family and Children's Services William J. Lowenberg Speakers Bureau.
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82 Years Since the November Pogroms
82 Years Since the November Pogroms 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 10:30am
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 11:30am
Join B'nai B'rith International's EU Affairs team in commemorating 82 years since the 1938 November Pogroms (Kristallnacht) with an expert discussion about genocide prevention today: the responsibilities of the international community, states and each and every one of us.
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2020 Guardian of the Human Spirit Virtual Event
2020 Guardian of the Human Spirit Virtual Event 11:50am - 1:00pm (1h 10m)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 11:50am
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 1:00pm
Holocaust Museum Houston will be honoring Dr. Milton Boniuk with the 2020 Guardian of the Human Spirit Award on November 9th for his commitment to service and building an open-minded society.
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Marking Kristallnacht through a Social Justice Lens
Marking Kristallnacht through a Social Justice Lens 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections for this webinar, delivered by an educator from Yad Vashem, about the November 9-10 event that made persecution of the Jews visible and undeniable.
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Beyond All Memories
Beyond All Memories 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 2:00pm
Beyond All Memories: The Semer Ensemble and the Rescued Treasure of Jewish Musical Life in Nazi Berlin
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Kirstallnacht: Pogromo de la noche del 9 al 10 de noviembre de 1938
Kirstallnacht: Pogromo de la noche del 9 al 10 de noviembre de 1938 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 4:00pm
Wagner College 5th Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht 2020
Wagner College 5th Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht 2020 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
The Wagner College Holocaust Center welcomes you to join them for the 5th Annual Egon J. Salmon and Family Commemoration of "Kristallnacht and the St. Louis."
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Family & Fortitude: Surviving the November Pogrom and the Holocaust
Family & Fortitude: Surviving the November Pogrom and the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) and their first executive director, Dale Daniels, for "Family and Fortitude: Surviving the November Pogrom and the Holocaust".
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Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue in the Soviet Union, Iran, and India
Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue in the Soviet Union, Iran, and India 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University invites the public to an online lecture by Professor Atina Grossmann, Professor of History in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union in New York City.
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25th Annual Monna & Otto Weinmann Annual Lecture
25th Annual Monna & Otto Weinmann Annual Lecture 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 2020 Monna & Otto Weinmann Digital Lecture. Using three case studies, this conversation will explore the material traces of the Holocaust and the ongoing struggles over who owns them.
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Terezín Music Foundation 2020 Virtual Gala
Terezín Music Foundation 2020 Virtual Gala 6:30pm - 8:00pm (1h 30m)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 6:30pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 8:00pm
Please join Terezín Music Foundation for a one-and-a-half-hour free virtual concert event with Madeleine Albright, music by outstanding Terezín composers Pavel Haas and Viktor Ullmann, and Erwin Schulhoff, plus survivor and scholar Anna Ornstein, celebrated pianist Garrick Ohlsson, and other artists and guests around the world.
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The Forgotten Mass Destruction of Jewish Homes during "Kristallnacht"
The Forgotten Mass Destruction of Jewish Homes during "Kristallnacht" 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 9, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 9, 2020 at 8:00pm
The November pogrom is known by Holocaust scholars as one of the most analyzed events in Nazi Germany. Join Mr. Wolf Gruner as he explains his research on the mass destruction of Jewish homes during Kristallnacht.
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The Night of Broken Glass through a Survivor's Eyes
The Night of Broken Glass through a Survivor's Eyes 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 9:00am
Join Holocaust survivor and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum volunteer Susan Warsinger to learn about her experience and the moment her parents decided to send her away to try to save her.
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Holocaust Education in Crisis? Challenges and Responses
Holocaust Education in Crisis? Challenges and Responses 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 9:00am
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 10:00am
UNESCO and The Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme invite you to an online panel discussion: “Holocaust education in crisis? Challenges and responses”
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Moving Memory to Action with Holocaust and Human Rights Education
Moving Memory to Action with Holocaust and Human Rights Education 9:30am - 10:30am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 9:30am
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 10:30am
Join Echoes & Reflections for this special program with the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, a network of historic sites, museums, and memory initiatives that connects past struggles to today’s movements for human rights, educators will learn how to use the lessons of history as a vehicle for change and help students to mobilize memory into action.
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Appalachian State University Research Colloquium - Professor Atina Grossmann on Transnational Jewish Refugee Studies
Appalachian State University Research Colloquium - Professor Atina Grossmann on Transnational Jewish Refugee Studies 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 11:00am
This is the Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University's final F'20 colloquium with a particularly distinguished scholar, Professor Atina Grossmann, whose work has repeatedly reshaped the field.
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Exploring Genocides through Testimony
Exploring Genocides through Testimony 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 4:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 5:00pm
During this webinar, led by a facilitator from the USC Shoah Foundation, participants will explore the Echoes & Reflections Teaching about Genocide resource, and gain tools for teaching about genocide using testimony and other primary source materials.
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Kristallnacht Commemoration: "November 1938 as a Turning Point?" with Peter Hayes
Kristallnacht Commemoration: "November 1938 as a Turning Point?" with Peter Hayes 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join Dr. Peter Hayes for the 12th Frederick M. Schweitzer Lecture, November 1938 as a Turning Point?. Dr. Hayes’ talk will focus on the November 1938 incident known as Kristallnacht, when Nazis in Germany set fire to synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools, and businesses and killed close to 100 Jews.
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Kristallnacht Remembrance: What Does Kristallnacht Teach Us Today?
Kristallnacht Remembrance: What Does Kristallnacht Teach Us Today? 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 7:00pm
As a community dedicated to the welfare of all of its citizens, the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College remembers the events of November 9, 1938, also known as the "Night of Broken Glass."
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History Highlights: The Development of Modern Human Rights
History Highlights: The Development of Modern Human Rights 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 10, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 10, 2020 at 8:00pm
Select Tuesdays at 7:00 P.M. C.D.T. the History Highlights lecture series features Holocaust and human rights topics presented by Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum historians and educators.
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Veterans Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Veterans Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Nov 11, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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Representing the Holocaust in Post-Apartheid South Africa
Representing the Holocaust in Post-Apartheid South Africa 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 11, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 11, 2020 at 2:00pm
Zoom Conversations hosted by the Martin-Springer Institute of Northern Arizona University will feature four speakers over the course of October - December focusing on the theme "Representing Past Evils and Trauma: Four Perspectives on Holocaust Museums".
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3GNY Stories Live: WEDU Wednesdays featuring Yoni Litwok
3GNY Stories Live: WEDU Wednesdays featuring Yoni Litwok 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 11, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 11, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join 3GNY and Yoni Litwok as he takes you on "The Quest for a Hidden Torah", a story of incredible perseverance and revelation.
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Learning through Experience: Take a Tour of The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam
Learning through Experience: Take a Tour of The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam 9:30am - 10:45am (1h 15m)
Exhibits
Starts Nov 12, 2020 at 9:30am
Ends Nov 12, 2020 at 10:45am
Join the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College and explore the hiding place of Anne Frank and her family in virtual reality.
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Creating a Concentration Camp Society: How Governments Push for Mass Detention & How People Resist
Creating a Concentration Camp Society: How Governments Push for Mass Detention & How People Resist 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 12, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 12, 2020 at 12:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College, the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center, and Andrea Pitzer, author and journalist, for a discussion about what gives rise to camps, including why their use expanded exponentially in the last decade, and what strategies have been successful in opposing them.
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Chapman University Holocaust Art & Writing Contest
Chapman University Holocaust Art & Writing Contest 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 12, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Nov 12, 2020 at 3:00pm
This program is being delivered in collaboration with the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University. This program will highlight key Echoes & Reflections resources and content to support the 22nd Annual Holocaust Art and Writing Contest theme, Sharing Strength: Sustaining Humanity.
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Antisemitism in the Academy
Antisemitism in the Academy 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 12, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 12, 2020 at 8:00pm
Join Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel (ASBI) Chicago & the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for a discussion with ISGAP Senior Research Fellow and ASBI Member Dr. Ellen Cannon and ISGAP Executive Director, Dr. Charles Asher Small on "Antisemitism in the Academy".
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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: Book Discussion with Rabbi Strauss
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: Book Discussion with Rabbi Strauss 7:30pm - 8:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 12, 2020 at 7:30pm
Ends Nov 12, 2020 at 8:30pm
Join Congregation Beth Yeshurun for the first of two events, open to the community, as they meet Jennifer Teege and explore her work learning about her grandfather Amon Goeth.
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Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice
Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 13, 2020 at 12:00pm
Using primary sources and visual history testimony from Echoes & Reflections, this webinar helps teachers and their students examine events at each stage of the pyramid and enhances their understanding of how the progression might have been interrupted during the period prior to and during the Holocaust.
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A Virtual Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors
A Virtual Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Nov 14, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 14, 2020 at 7:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum virtually for their annual event to hear inspiring messages from Holocaust survivors and next generation leaders, and reaffirm the commitment to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive.
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Distorting the Holocaust: Antisemitism and the Politicization of History and Memory
Distorting the Holocaust: Antisemitism and the Politicization of History and Memory 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 15, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 15, 2020 at 12:00pm
In this presentation, Mark Weitzman will trace the roots of denial and distortion and present an overview of the situation today, focusing on how the history of the Holocaust is being rewritten by nationalist apologists, political opportunists and how this message is spread online.
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Virtual Home-school Day
Virtual Home-school Day 1:00pm - 3:30pm (2h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Nov 16, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 16, 2020 at 3:30pm
Join the Education Staff of the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a virtual afternoon of learning for home-school students!
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Acts of Spiritual Resistance during the Holocaust
Acts of Spiritual Resistance during the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 16, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Nov 16, 2020 at 3:00pm
Participate in this Echoes & Reflections webinar, led by a facilitator from Yad Vashem, to explore the many different ways that Jews resisted with their spirits, not with their weapons, while under Nazi occupation.
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The Sound of Hope: Holocaust Music and Musicians
The Sound of Hope: Holocaust Music and Musicians 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 16, 2020 at 6:00pm
Ends Nov 16, 2020 at 7:00pm
The Sound of Hope: Holocaust Music and Musicians A webinar hosted by Montclair State University's John J. Cali School of Music and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Movie Monday Film Discussion: Jojo Rabbit
Movie Monday Film Discussion: Jojo Rabbit 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Nov 16, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 16, 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 Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum historians, film professionals, and other experts.
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Teaching Antisemitism throughout History
Teaching Antisemitism throughout History 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 17, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 17, 2020 at 2:00pm
Participate in this interactive Echoes & Reflections workshop with the Institute for Curriculum Services to gain the tools to teach about ancient antisemitism and to make connections to how this hatred manifested in Nazi Germany and continues to persist in society today.
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Beyond the Long Shadow: Engaging with Difficult Histories
Beyond the Long Shadow: Engaging with Difficult Histories 8:30am - 9:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 18, 2020 at 8:30am
Ends Nov 18, 2020 at 9:30am
In their third episode, the UN Department of Global Communications will consider how radio has been used to fuel genocide, but also how the same medium was used in the aftermath of atrocity crimes, to assist with the reconstitution and tracing of families.
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The Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor: Ben Ferencz 75 Years Later
The Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor: Ben Ferencz 75 Years Later 9:30am - 10:30am (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 18, 2020 at 9:30am
Ends Nov 18, 2020 at 10:30am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum live on Facebook, 75 years after the Nuremberg trials began, to learn Ben's inspiring story and why his motto is: “Never give up.”
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Combating Antisemitism & Advancing Human Rights through Legal Activism in Latin America
Combating Antisemitism & Advancing Human Rights through Legal Activism in Latin America 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 18, 2020 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 18, 2020 at 11:00am
Join leading organizations (The International Legal Forum & the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy) and experts in a fascinating debate on the challenges and opportunities in pro-actively advancing the battle against antisemitism in Latin America and all over the world.
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POLIN: Museum of Jewish Life at a Site of the Holocaust in Poland
POLIN: Museum of Jewish Life at a Site of the Holocaust in Poland 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 18, 2020 at 1:00pm
Ends Nov 18, 2020 at 2:00pm
Zoom Conversations hosted by the Martin-Springer Institute of Northern Arizona University will feature four speakers over the course of October - December focusing on the theme "Representing Past Evils and Trauma: Four Perspectives on Holocaust Museums".
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Spiritual Resistance: Defiance through Music and Art in Theresienstadt
Spiritual Resistance: Defiance through Music and Art in Theresienstadt 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 18, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 18, 2020 at 4:00pm
This webinar, presented by Echoes & Reflections and The Defiant Requiem Foundation, will provide historical context and classroom resources to enhance instruction around spiritual resistance during the Holocaust.
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Beyond Nuremberg: The Global History of Nazi Trials
Beyond Nuremberg: The Global History of Nazi Trials 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 18, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 18, 2020 at 8:00pm
This decades-long, global effort to bring Nazi perpetrators to justice represents the largest and most sustained effort to prosecute mass atrocities and genocide in the history of the world. Outlining this global struggle for justice, join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum and Devin Pendas will explain how these trials worked and what impact they had on the postwar world.
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Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Nov 19, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 19, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Liberation75 & Classrooms without Borders for a post-film discussion of "Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz".
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BBC Reporter Mike Thomson Speaking from London about His Book "Syria's Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege"
BBC Reporter Mike Thomson Speaking from London about His Book "Syria's Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege" 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 20, 2020 at 9:00am
Ends Nov 20, 2020 at 10:00am
Join The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College for this inspirational online program with live Q&A with BBC reporter Mike Thomson.
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Holocaust Education in Desperate Times
Holocaust Education in Desperate Times 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 20, 2020 at 11:00am
Ends Nov 20, 2020 at 12:00pm
Join Simone Schweber as she discusses Holocaust education and the multiple contexts within which it is positioned including state and national education policy contexts, the global contexts of climate change and the rising appeal of authoritarian populism, surges of antisemitism and a seemingly renewed acceptability of racism.
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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: Book Discussion with Rabbi Strauss
My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: Book Discussion with Rabbi Strauss 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 23, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 23, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Congregation Beth Yeshurun & Holocaust Museum Houston for the second part of this virtual book series. During the book club discussion, they will discuss Teege's story in the context of their theme for the year: overcoming challenges.
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These Are My Last Words - A Webinar on Spiritual Resistance
These Are My Last Words - A Webinar on Spiritual Resistance 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 23, 2020 at 2:00pm
Ends Nov 23, 2020 at 3:00pm
Noam Gitin, Head of Overseas Groups and Young Leadership Section at Yad Vashem, will lead this Echoes & Reflections webinar and guide participants toward creating a meaningful discussion in the classroom.
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Addressing Antisemitism in Schools: Training Curricula
Addressing Antisemitism in Schools: Training Curricula 10:00am - 11:20am (1h 20m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 24, 2020 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 24, 2020 at 11:20am
This online event will present the new OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and UNESCO publication Addressing Anti-Semitism in Schools: Training Curricula.
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Contemporary Antisemitism: 75 Years After WWII
Contemporary Antisemitism: 75 Years After WWII 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 24, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Nov 24, 2020 at 1:00pm
The fifth installment of Yahad-in Unum's autumn conference program #BeyondMemory will take place on Tuesday, November 24th. This installment is entitled Contemporary Anti-Semitism in the Western World. The conversation will consist of Father Patrick Desbois and Mr. Avi Abraham Benlolo.
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History Highlights: Genocide Denial
History Highlights: Genocide Denial 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 24, 2020 at 7:00pm
Ends Nov 24, 2020 at 8:00pm
Select Tuesdays at 7:00 P.M. C.D.T. the History Highlights lecture series features Holocaust and human rights topics presented by Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum historians and educators.
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Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Nov 26, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)
Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed) All Day
General
Nov 27, 2020 (All Day)
The THGC office will be closed.
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Prepare to Teach the Holocaust in the New Year
Prepare to Teach the Holocaust in the New Year All Day
Workshops
Nov 30, 2020 (All Day)
Join Echoes & Reflections' final online course of the year to gain the knowledge and tools to teach the lessons of the Holocaust and guide your students to become change-makers in the year ahead.
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Topography of Terror: Representing Nazism and the Holocaust in Germany
Topography of Terror: Representing Nazism and the Holocaust in Germany 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Dec 2, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Dec 2, 2020 at 1:00pm
Zoom Conversations hosted by the Martin-Springer Institute of Northern Arizona University will feature four speakers over the course of October - December focusing on the theme "Representing Past Evils and Trauma: Four Perspectives on Holocaust Museums".
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Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany
Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Dec 2, 2020 at 12:00pm
Ends Dec 2, 2020 at 1:00pm
Join Yahad-in Unum for their sixth installment of their Autumn Online Conference Program as they discuss THGC Commissioner Edward B. Westermann, PhD's book "Drunk on Genocide: Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany".
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Connecting Themes of Holocaust Education and African American History
Connecting Themes of Holocaust Education and African American History 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Dec 3, 2020 at 3:00pm
Ends Dec 3, 2020 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and special guest Christopher Miller, Senior Director of Education at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, who will highlight learning resources to support classroom instruction on African American history, and engage in conversations about connections to Holocaust education.
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HMMSA Reads Book Club
HMMSA Reads Book Club 5:30pm - 6:30pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Dec 3, 2020 at 5:30pm
Ends Dec 3, 2020 at 6:30pm
Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio (HMMSA) invites you to join them on Thursday, December 3, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. C.S.T. for their HMMSA Reads Book Club featuring author Rhonda Fink-Whitman.
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November 2020

Release of Journal of Holocaust Research Issue in Honor of Lawrence Langer's Work

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  • Sun, Nov 1, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Nov 2 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Voices from the Third Generation - Ezra

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  • Thu, Nov 5, 5:00pm - 6:15pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

82 Years Since the November Pogroms

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

2020 Guardian of the Human Spirit Virtual Event

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 11:50am - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Marking Kristallnacht through a Social Justice Lens

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Beyond All Memories

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Kirstallnacht: Pogromo de la noche del 9 al 10 de noviembre de 1938

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Wagner College 5th Annual Commemoration of Kristallnacht 2020

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Family & Fortitude: Surviving the November Pogrom and the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Webinar

Remapping Survival: Jewish Refugees and Lost Memories of Displacement, Trauma, and Rescue in the Soviet Union, Iran, and India

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

25th Annual Monna & Otto Weinmann Annual Lecture

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Terezín Music Foundation 2020 Virtual Gala

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Online

The Forgotten Mass Destruction of Jewish Homes during "Kristallnacht"

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  • Mon, Nov 9, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

The Night of Broken Glass through a Survivor's Eyes

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Holocaust Education in Crisis? Challenges and Responses

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Moving Memory to Action with Holocaust and Human Rights Education

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Appalachian State University Research Colloquium - Professor Atina Grossmann on Transnational Jewish Refugee Studies

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Exploring Genocides through Testimony

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Kristallnacht Commemoration: "November 1938 as a Turning Point?" with Peter Hayes

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Zoom

Kristallnacht Remembrance: What Does Kristallnacht Teach Us Today?

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

History Highlights: The Development of Modern Human Rights

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  • Tue, Nov 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Veterans Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Wed, Nov 11 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Representing the Holocaust in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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  • Wed, Nov 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

3GNY Stories Live: WEDU Wednesdays featuring Yoni Litwok

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  • Wed, Nov 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Learning through Experience: Take a Tour of The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam

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  • Thu, Nov 12, 9:30am - 10:45am
  • Calendar:   Exhibits
  • Location:  Zoom

Creating a Concentration Camp Society: How Governments Push for Mass Detention & How People Resist

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  • Thu, Nov 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Chapman University Holocaust Art & Writing Contest

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  • Thu, Nov 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Antisemitism in the Academy

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  • Thu, Nov 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: Book Discussion with Rabbi Strauss

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  • Thu, Nov 12, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  https://www.bethyeshurun.org/barg-sanctuary

Using the Pyramid of Hate to Expand Social Justice

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  • Fri, Nov 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

A Virtual Evening to Honor Holocaust Survivors

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  • Sat, Nov 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Commemorations
  • Location:  Webinar

Distorting the Holocaust: Antisemitism and the Politicization of History and Memory

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  • Sun, Nov 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Virtual Home-school Day

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  • Mon, Nov 16, 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Acts of Spiritual Resistance during the Holocaust

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  • Mon, Nov 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

The Sound of Hope: Holocaust Music and Musicians

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  • Mon, Nov 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  montclair.edu/music/cali-live

Movie Monday Film Discussion: Jojo Rabbit

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  • Mon, Nov 16, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching Antisemitism throughout History

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  • Tue, Nov 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Beyond the Long Shadow: Engaging with Difficult Histories

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  • Wed, Nov 18, 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Last Living Nuremberg Prosecutor: Ben Ferencz 75 Years Later

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  • Wed, Nov 18, 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Combating Antisemitism & Advancing Human Rights through Legal Activism in Latin America

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  • Wed, Nov 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

POLIN: Museum of Jewish Life at a Site of the Holocaust in Poland

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  • Wed, Nov 18, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Spiritual Resistance: Defiance through Music and Art in Theresienstadt

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  • Wed, Nov 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Beyond Nuremberg: The Global History of Nazi Trials

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  • Wed, Nov 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

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  • Thu, Nov 19, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
  • Location:  Zoom

BBC Reporter Mike Thomson Speaking from London about His Book "Syria's Secret Library: Reading and Redemption in a Town Under Siege"

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  • Fri, Nov 20, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Education in Desperate Times

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  • Fri, Nov 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: Book Discussion with Rabbi Strauss

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  • Mon, Nov 23, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  https://www.bethyeshurun.org/barg-sanctuary

These Are My Last Words - A Webinar on Spiritual Resistance

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  • Mon, Nov 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Addressing Antisemitism in Schools: Training Curricula

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  • Tue, Nov 24, 10:00am - 11:20am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Contemporary Antisemitism: 75 Years After WWII

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  • Tue, Nov 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

History Highlights: Genocide Denial

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  • Tue, Nov 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Thu, Nov 26 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Day After Thanksgiving Day Holiday (Office Closed)

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  • Fri, Nov 27 (all day)
  • Calendar:   General

Prepare to Teach the Holocaust in the New Year

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  • Mon, Nov 30 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Topography of Terror: Representing Nazism and the Holocaust in Germany

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  • Wed, Dec 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Alcohol and Mass Murder in Nazi Germany

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  • Wed, Dec 2, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Connecting Themes of Holocaust Education and African American History

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  • Thu, Dec 3, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

HMMSA Reads Book Club

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  • Thu, Dec 3, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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