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July 2021

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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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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program All Day
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Jul 5, 2021 (All Day)
Echoes & Reflections' July Three-Part Online Course, Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students, will help you prepare to effectively and responsibly teach the lessons of this history and support students in taking action to improve their communities.
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The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past with Today
The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past with Today 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 6, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jul 6, 2021 at 3:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar will help educators integrate the topic of refugees into their Holocaust instruction by making connections between the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust and refugee experiences today.
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The History of American Jewish Summer Camps
The History of American Jewish Summer Camps 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 8, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Jul 8, 2021 at 5:00pm
Every summer, millions of young Americans pack their bags and go to sleep-away camp for weeks or months at a time. Among them are hundreds of thousands of Jewish campers and counselors. Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a program exploring the fascinating history of Jewish summer camps, moderated by Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism.
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Music of the Jewish Diaspora: The Noga Band featuring Avram Pengas
Music of the Jewish Diaspora: The Noga Band featuring Avram Pengas 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 11, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jul 11, 2021 at 3:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage and the Center for Traditional Music and Dance for for this summer concert, which will be performed live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall.
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Analyzing Propaganda & Teaching Media Literacy
Analyzing Propaganda & Teaching Media Literacy 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 12, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 12, 2021 at 4:00pm
In a world of 24/7 media, young people need skills to critically assess the constant influx of information they receive. This Echoes & Reflections webinar examines the Holocaust through the lens of media and propaganda and provides educators the tools to support their students to analyze media in today’s world.
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Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute
Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute All Day (4 days)
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Starts Jul 13, 2021
Ends Jul 16, 2021
The Silverman Latin American Institute, supported by Lt. David L. Silverman Endowment Fund, will bring together thirty 6th-12th grade educators from Latin America and the United States to study the Holocaust, human rights, and social justice.
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"Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death" Book Talk
"Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death" Book Talk 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 13, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 13, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a program exploring Mengele’s story. David G. Marwell will be in conversation with Andrew Nagorski, an award-winning journalist and author of The Nazi Hunters and 1941: The Year Germany Lost the War.
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Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate
Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate 4:00pm - 6:00pm (2h)
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Starts Jul 13, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Jul 13, 2021 at 6:00pm
Inspire students by teaching about the 30,000 Jews who fought back during the Holocaust during a Free Online Teacher Training featuring Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation’s Tactics of Resistance Lesson.
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Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute All Day (4 days)
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Starts Jul 13, 2021
Ends Jul 16, 2021
The Silverman Latin American Institute, supported by Lt. David L. Silverman Endowment Fund, will bring together thirty 6th-12th grade educators from Latin America and the United States to study the Holocaust, human rights, and social justice.
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Comics Take on Hitler and the Nazis
Comics Take on Hitler and the Nazis 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
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Starts Jul 14, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jul 14, 2021 at 9:00am
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn how artists like Joe Kubert and Art Spiegelman led the industry to shed light on one of the darkest chapters in history.
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Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 13, 2021
Ends Jul 16, 2021
The Silverman Latin American Institute, supported by Lt. David L. Silverman Endowment Fund, will bring together thirty 6th-12th grade educators from Latin America and the United States to study the Holocaust, human rights, and social justice.
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Teacher Workshop: Word Smugglers-A Story of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto
Teacher Workshop: Word Smugglers-A Story of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto 9:30am - 11:30am (2h)
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Starts Jul 15, 2021 at 9:30am
Ends Jul 15, 2021 at 11:30am
This two-hour workshop will provide ideas and guidance on incorporating Word Smugglers into middle and high school Social Studies and English/Language Arts curriculum. It will provide historical context for the Nazi invasion and occupation of Poland, the Warsaw Ghetto, and Jewish cultural, spiritual, and armed resistance.
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The Third Generation and the Holocaust in Film
The Third Generation and the Holocaust in Film 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 15, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 15, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a discussion with a psychologist and filmmakers from different countries exploring the trauma, resilience, and key questions behind documentary films made by grandchildren of survivors.
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Creating Context for Teaching "Night"
Creating Context for Teaching "Night" 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 15, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 15, 2021 at 4:00pm
Discover ways to teach Elie Wiesel’s Night within the larger historical framework of the Holocaust. This Echoes & Reflections webinar guides participants through classroom-ready materials and instructional strategies from Echoes & Reflections to build confidence and capacity for teaching this powerful memoir.
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Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute All Day (4 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 13, 2021
Ends Jul 16, 2021
The Silverman Latin American Institute, supported by Lt. David L. Silverman Endowment Fund, will bring together thirty 6th-12th grade educators from Latin America and the United States to study the Holocaust, human rights, and social justice.
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How Holocaust Memory is Being De-Judaized (and Why This Should Alarm Us)
How Holocaust Memory is Being De-Judaized (and Why This Should Alarm Us) 4:30pm - 5:45pm (1h 15m)
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Starts Jul 18, 2021 at 4:30pm
Ends Jul 18, 2021 at 5:45pm
Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Committee Director of Education Dr. J.E. Wolfson will be speaking at Congregation Tiferet Israel on the Dell Campus in Austin, Texas at 4:30 PM CST on Sunday, July 18th.
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Stories Survive: Erika Hecht
Stories Survive: Erika Hecht 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 20, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 20, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a program exploring Erika Hecht's experiences during the Holocaust and her struggle with identity, reinvention, and resilience. She will be interviewed by the Museum’s Senior Public Programs Producer Ari Goldstein.
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The Olympics and the Holocaust
The Olympics and the Holocaust 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 21, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Jul 21, 2021 at 1:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, delivered by Sheryl Ochayon Echoes & Reflections Director at Yad Vashem, they will tell stories of Nazi persecution against Jewish, homosexual, Sinti, and other athletes—as well as acts of individual resistance—during the 1936 Berlin Games.
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History Highlights: Holocaust Denial
History Highlights: Holocaust Denial 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 22, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Jul 22, 2021 at 8:00pm
Despite being one of the best documented genocides in history, many have attempted to distort facts about the Holocaust or deny that it occurred. Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a discussion on Holocaust denial.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference
Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (5 days)
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Starts Jul 26, 2021
Ends Jul 30, 2021
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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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (5 days)
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Starts Jul 26, 2021
Ends Jul 30, 2021
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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Legacies: Judy Heumann
Legacies: Judy Heumann 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 27, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jul 27, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join Judy Heumann for a conversation with Bill Abrams, President of Trickle Up and former President of New York Times Television, about her family background in the Holocaust, her new memoir, and her remarkable career fighting to forge a society in which we all belong.
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Teaching with Testimony: Film
Teaching with Testimony: Film 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 27, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Jul 27, 2021 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar, focused on the topic of teaching Holocaust films using testimony, provides educators with key instructional strategies and tips to promote student learning.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (5 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 26, 2021
Ends Jul 30, 2021
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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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (5 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 26, 2021
Ends Jul 30, 2021
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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Olympic Pride, American Prejudice
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
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Starts Jul 29, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Jul 29, 2021 at 7:00pm
In 1936, eighteen African American athletes defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a conversation with Deborah Draper about the stories of these athletes before, during, and after their heroic turn at the Summer Olympics in Berlin.
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Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference All Day (5 days)
Workshops
Starts Jul 26, 2021
Ends Jul 30, 2021
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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July 2021

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

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Jul 5 (all day)
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

The Refugee Crisis: Connecting the Past with Today

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  • Tue, Jul 6, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The History of American Jewish Summer Camps

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  • Thu, Jul 8, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Music of the Jewish Diaspora: The Noga Band featuring Avram Pengas

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  • Sun, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Analyzing Propaganda & Teaching Media Literacy

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  • Mon, Jul 12, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Lt. David L. Silverman Latin American Institute

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  • Tue, Jul 13 - Fri, Jul 16, 2021
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Virtual | Zoom

"Mengele: Unmasking the Angel of Death" Book Talk

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  • Tue, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Tactics of Resistance - Responding to Hate

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  • Tue, Jul 13, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Webinar

Comics Take on Hitler and the Nazis

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  • Wed, Jul 14, 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Facebook Live

Teacher Workshop: Word Smugglers-A Story of Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto

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  • Thu, Jul 15, 9:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Third Generation and the Holocaust in Film

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  • Thu, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Creating Context for Teaching "Night"

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  • Thu, Jul 15, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

How Holocaust Memory is Being De-Judaized (and Why This Should Alarm Us)

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  • Sun, Jul 18, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Congregation Tiferet Israel

Stories Survive: Erika Hecht

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  • Tue, Jul 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

The Olympics and the Holocaust

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

History Highlights: Holocaust Denial

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  • Thu, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Candy Brown Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference

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  • Mon, Jul 26 - Fri, Jul 30, 2021
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Legacies: Judy Heumann

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  • Tue, Jul 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching with Testimony: Film

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  • Tue, Jul 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

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  • Thu, Jul 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Calendar:   Workshops
  • Location:  Zoom

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