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June 2021

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Hidden Child: A Conversation with Survivor Sally Frishberg
Hidden Child: A Conversation with Survivor Sally Frishberg 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 1, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 1, 2021 at 1:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, you will hear from Sally Frishberg as she shares her incredible story of rescue.
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Teachers with Testimony: Focus on Rescuers
Teachers with Testimony: Focus on Rescuers 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 3, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jun 3, 2021 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar, focused on the topic of rescuers, provides educators with key instructional strategies and tips to promote student learning.
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For Survivors the Holocaust Is Personal: Why Comparisons Can Be Dangerous
For Survivors the Holocaust Is Personal: Why Comparisons Can Be Dangerous 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jun 4, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 4, 2021 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to hear survivors describe their personal experiences in video testimony, and explore how careless comparisons can be both painful and dangerous.
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course All Day
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Jun 7, 2021 (All Day)
Sign up for Echoes & Reflections' June 3-Part Online Course: Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism, for a self-paced and facilitator-guided exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support teaching about contemporary antisemitism and its connections to Holocaust history.
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Q&A with Holocaust Survivor Max Glauben
Q&A with Holocaust Survivor Max Glauben 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 7, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 7, 2021 at 1:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections and the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a virtual discussion and Q&A with Holocaust Survivor Max Glauben on his newly published book, "The Upstander: How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben’s Mission to Dismantle Hate."
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The Max M. Kaplan Summer Institute for Educators
The Max M. Kaplan Summer Institute for Educators All Day (3 days)
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Starts Jun 8, 2021
Ends Jun 10, 2021
The program is directed toward educators on a secondary or higher level, but university students and educators of all levels who have a specific interest in, and background knowledge of genocide and the Holocaust are invited to apply.
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The Max M. Kaplan Summer Institute for Educators All Day (3 days)
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Starts Jun 8, 2021
Ends Jun 10, 2021
The program is directed toward educators on a secondary or higher level, but university students and educators of all levels who have a specific interest in, and background knowledge of genocide and the Holocaust are invited to apply.
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The Kindertransport: A Survivor Remembers
The Kindertransport: A Survivor Remembers 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 9, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Jun 9, 2021 at 1:00pm
During this Echoes & Reflections webinar, Yad Vashem educator Liz Elsby will provide background information about the Kindertransport. Participants will also meet Henry Foner who will speak about his experiences as a child on the Kindertransport.
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Book Discussion: "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank
Book Discussion: "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 9, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Jun 9, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join a lively discussion group at Holocaust Museum Houston's Boniuk Library online. In June, they will be reading "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank.
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The Christian Church in Nazi Germany
The Christian Church in Nazi Germany 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 9, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Jun 9, 2021 at 8:00pm
Join Dr. Rebecca Carter-Chand, Acting Director of the Programs on Ethics, Religion, and the Holocaust at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, for a discussion of the Christian Church’s response to the rise of Nazism, particularly in the context of the long history of Christian anti-Judaism in Europe.
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The Max M. Kaplan Summer Institute for Educators All Day (3 days)
Workshops
Starts Jun 8, 2021
Ends Jun 10, 2021
The program is directed toward educators on a secondary or higher level, but university students and educators of all levels who have a specific interest in, and background knowledge of genocide and the Holocaust are invited to apply.
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The Allies' Most Dangerous Spy Was a Woman
The Allies' Most Dangerous Spy Was a Woman 8:00pm - 9:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 16, 2021 at 8:00pm
Ends Jun 16, 2021 at 9:00pm
The public is only beginning to know Virginia Hall's full story. Those who know it best—members of Virginia Hall’s family and the deputy director of the CIA Museum—will join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for this live virtual program.
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Remembering Jerry Rosenstein: Special Pride Month Event
Remembering Jerry Rosenstein: Special Pride Month Event 1:00pm - 2:15pm (1h 15m)
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Starts Jun 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jun 17, 2021 at 2:15pm
In this Special Pride Summer Learning Series session, the Jewish Family and Children's Services Holocaust Center honors the history, memory, and legacy of Jerry Rosenstein.
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Diplomats Who Risked It All to Save Lives
Diplomats Who Risked It All to Save Lives 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jun 18, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 18, 2021 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as they commemorate World Refugee Day and honor diplomats who dared to take great risks to offer refuge and save lives.
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Until the Very Last Jew: Marking 80 Years Since Operation Barbarossa
Until the Very Last Jew: Marking 80 Years Since Operation Barbarossa 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jun 21, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jun 21, 2021 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Operation Barbarossa, examining Nazi Germany's surprise attack on the Soviet Union in 1941, marking a turning point in World War II and the beginning of mass murder against Jewish populations.
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Antisemitism 2.0: Central European Online Manifestations of Antisemitism
Antisemitism 2.0: Central European Online Manifestations of Antisemitism 6:00am - 12:00pm (6h)
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Starts Jun 22, 2021 at 6:00am
Ends Jun 22, 2021 at 12:00pm
The aim of the online conference is to contribute to the understanding of modern antisemitism in theoretical and practical area in the Central European region. The Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) would like to focus on modern manifestation of antisemitism, on various types of antisemitism, their impacts, and their level of intensiveness in the online environment.
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Holocaust by Bullets Webinar
Holocaust by Bullets Webinar 9:30am - 11:30am (2h)
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Starts Jun 22, 2021 at 9:30am
Ends Jun 22, 2021 at 11:30am
Through this 2 hour Holocaust Museum Houston-sponsored webinar, Yahad-In Unum aims at providing teachers and educators with a condensed overview of this little-known chapter of the Holocaust history, an outline of our research methodology and a number of educational tools to be used in an online or face-to-face classroom setting.
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Pride Month: Defying Nazi Persecution
Pride Month: Defying Nazi Persecution 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jun 30, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jun 30, 2021 at 9:00am
This Pride Month, join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and learn about Frieda Belinfante, one of Europe’s first female conductors and a Jewish lesbian, and painter Willem Arondeus, the gay leader of this group of artists turned resisters.
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Women in Resistance: Fierce Females
Women in Resistance: Fierce Females 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 1, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 1, 2021 at 1:00pm
Women were often at the very heart of resistance during the Holocaust. This Echoes & Reflections webinar explores the lesser-known role of women in their heroic contributions to armed resistance during this dark moment in history.
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June 2021

Hidden Child: A Conversation with Survivor Sally Frishberg

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

Teachers with Testimony: Focus on Rescuers

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  • Thu, Jun 3, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

For Survivors the Holocaust Is Personal: Why Comparisons Can Be Dangerous

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  • Fri, Jun 4, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Course

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  • Mon, Jun 7 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Q&A with Holocaust Survivor Max Glauben

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  • Mon, Jun 7, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Max M. Kaplan Summer Institute for Educators

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  • Tue, Jun 8 - Thu, Jun 10, 2021
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Virtual | Zoom

The Kindertransport: A Survivor Remembers

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  • Wed, Jun 9, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Book Discussion: "The Diary of a Young Girl" by Anne Frank

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  • Wed, Jun 9, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Christian Church in Nazi Germany

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  • Wed, Jun 9, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Allies' Most Dangerous Spy Was a Woman

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  • Wed, Jun 16, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Remembering Jerry Rosenstein: Special Pride Month Event

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  • Thu, Jun 17, 1:00pm - 2:15pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Diplomats Who Risked It All to Save Lives

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  • Fri, Jun 18, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Until the Very Last Jew: Marking 80 Years Since Operation Barbarossa

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  • Mon, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Antisemitism 2.0: Central European Online Manifestations of Antisemitism

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  • Tue, Jun 22, 6:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Holocaust by Bullets Webinar

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  • Tue, Jun 22, 9:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Pride Month: Defying Nazi Persecution

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

Women in Resistance: Fierce Females

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

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