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Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons
Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 27, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 27, 2021 at 4:00pm
This Echoes & Reflections webinar explores how to use visual history testimonies of displaced persons from USC Shoah foundation's iWitness and E&R-aligned activities to help students connect to global crises through the power of personal stories.
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Examining Intergenerational Trauma of Holocaust Survivors and Their Children
Examining Intergenerational Trauma of Holocaust Survivors and Their Children 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 29, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 29, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join Holocaust Museum Houston as two second generation Holocaust survivors interview Helen Epstein, author of "Children of the Holocaust."
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Unpacking the Past with Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin
Unpacking the Past with Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College is pleased to present Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin as they address Holocaust revisionism in Lithuania.
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Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences
Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 2:00pm
In this conversation, Dr. Ershnee Naidu-Silverman, Senior Program Director of the Global Transitional Justice Initiative at the International Coalition of Sites of Conscience, discusses historical trauma and the strategies museum workers use to create spaces of healing for themselves, as well as their visitors.
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Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies
Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 4:00pm
With the ongoing uncertainties of the pandemic, SEL strategies remain paramount for effective teaching. Using Echoes & Reflections content, this webinar will model recommended strategies to show how a study of the Holocaust can support SEL.
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The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes
The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Sep 30, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Sep 30, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a program exploring Jewish superheroes with comic book writers Chris Claremont (Marvel’s The Uncanny X-Men) and Marguerite Bennett (DC Bombshells), along with editor Danny Fingeroth (Marvel’s Spiderman Comics Line).
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Unpacking The Past: "The Number On Great-Grandpa's Arm"
Unpacking The Past: "The Number On Great-Grandpa's Arm" 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Films
Starts Oct 1, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 1, 2021 at 3:00pm
Discover the HBO documentary "The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm." Following the film, you will have a chance to hear from Elliot as he shares his thoughts about his great-grandfather and his decision to share his family story with the world. During the program, the Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College will present a brief 18 min film.
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Association of Jewish Refugees' International Forum: Connecting Next Generations
Association of Jewish Refugees' International Forum: Connecting Next Generations 4:00am - 11:00am (7h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 3, 2021 at 4:00am
Ends Oct 3, 2021 at 11:00am
Join the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) for a fascinating two-day international forum for descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees.
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Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy - Mini Course
Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy - Mini Course All Day
Workshops
Oct 4, 2021 (All Day)
Explore Echoes & Reflections resources to support the teaching of analyzing propaganda and media literacy
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program
Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program All Day
Workshops
Oct 4, 2021 (All Day)
Join Echoes & Reflections' three-part online course that examines the history of antisemitism, how it manifests today, and gain the tools to help students become agents of change and allyship.
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Association of Jewish Refugees' International Forum: Connecting Next Generations
Association of Jewish Refugees' International Forum: Connecting Next Generations 4:00am - 12:00pm (8h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 4, 2021 at 4:00am
Ends Oct 4, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) for a fascinating two-day international forum for descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees.
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The Power of Young Voices: A Conversation with Alexandra Zapruder
The Power of Young Voices: A Conversation with Alexandra Zapruder 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 5, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Oct 5, 2021 at 4:00pm
Join Echoes & Reflections with Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust, as they analyze the writings of young people during the Holocaust.
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The Surprising Global Legacy of Anne Frank
The Surprising Global Legacy of Anne Frank 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 5, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 5, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join the Ackerman Center for Holocaust studies at the University of Texas at Dallas as Gillian Walnes Perry, MBE discuss the lasting and global legacy of the wartime teenage diarist and Holocaust victim, Anne Frank.
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Why Media Matters: Media Literacy through the Lens of the Rwandan Genocide (against the Tutsi)
Why Media Matters: Media Literacy through the Lens of the Rwandan Genocide (against the Tutsi) 6:00pm - 7:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 5, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 5, 2021 at 7:30pm
Join Dr. J Wahutu Siguru (Media Studies, NYU) for a 90-minute workshop highlighting the importance of proper sources for teaching about genocide in the classroom and how to find them.
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The Ayatollah Khomeini's Antisemitic Rhetoric, Iran's Revolution and the Betrayal of Women
The Ayatollah Khomeini's Antisemitic Rhetoric, Iran's Revolution and the Betrayal of Women 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 6, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Oct 6, 2021 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy and Dr. Jessica Emami as she discusses the Ayatollah Khomeini's antisemitic rhetoric, Iran's revolution, and the betrayal of women.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Joyce Kamen
Holocaust Speaker Series: Joyce Kamen 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 6, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Oct 6, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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2021 First Person Series: Esther Starobin
2021 First Person Series: Esther Starobin 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 6, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Oct 6, 2021 at 1:00pm
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Esther for a live conversation to learn about Esther’s experiences as a Jewish girl raised by a Christian foster family in England and how her oldest sister worked to fulfill her promise of keeping the sisters together.
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Professor Timothy Snyder: The Holocaust and Lessons for Today
Professor Timothy Snyder: The Holocaust and Lessons for Today 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 6, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 6, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights (TOLI) for a discussion with the renowned historian and Holocaust expert, Timothy Snyder, Levin Professor of History at Yale University.
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Judgement at Nuremberg: Reflections after 75 Years
Judgement at Nuremberg: Reflections after 75 Years 5:00pm - 6:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 6, 2021 at 5:00pm
Ends Oct 6, 2021 at 6:00pm
Join Chicago-Kent College of Law panelists as they discuss the way the original trial created a set of international standards that held leaders accountable for aggression and breaking the laws of war and created the concept of crimes against humanity.
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Dr. Wendy Lower - A Single Photograph Reveals a Crime of the Holocaust
Dr. Wendy Lower - A Single Photograph Reveals a Crime of the Holocaust 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 6, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 6, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Dr. Wendy Lower as she discusses the shocking revelations of her brilliant ten-year investigation of just one image.
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2021 Elementary Educator Professional Development
2021 Elementary Educator Professional Development 9:00am - 12:00pm (3h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 8, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Oct 8, 2021 at 12:00pm
Come get to know the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum in their first ever K-5 Educators’ Professional Development. Receive the tools, resources, and confidence you need to teach your students the importance of empathy, acceptance, and kindness through historical upstanders.
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The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed
The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 10, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 10, 2021 at 5:00pm
The Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami, School of Education & Human Development is proud to announce the Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation Holocaust/Jewish themed Sunday Salon Series.
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"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course
"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course All Day
Workshops
Oct 11, 2021 (All Day)
Explore Echoes & Reflections resources to support creating context for teaching Elie Wiesel’s memoir "Night."
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Resistance in the Holocaust: The Uprising at Sobibór
Resistance in the Holocaust: The Uprising at Sobibór 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 12, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 12, 2021 at 3:00pm
On October 14, 1943 Jewish prisoners in the Sobibór death camp rose up against the Nazis. Hundreds managed to escape and to kill 11 SS guards. In commemoration of this stunning act, Echoes & Reflections will discuss resistance more broadly.
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A Voice of Conscience: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Elie Wiesel
A Voice of Conscience: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Elie Wiesel 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Oct 12, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 12, 2021 at 7:00pm
At this time of rising antisemitism, racism, and group-targeted violence, a reminder of Wiesel’s commitment to the dignity of all people is both timely and necessary. Jon Meacham, the Cathedral’s canon historian, will host leaders across generations in a discussion about Wiesel and the continuing fight for religious freedom, interfaith understanding, and respect for our common humanity.
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Disability Awareness Month: Remembering The Nazis’ First Victims of Mass Murder
Disability Awareness Month: Remembering The Nazis’ First Victims of Mass Murder 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 13, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Oct 13, 2021 at 9:00am
During World War II, some medical professionals murdered patients who threatened the Nazis’ ideal of a “pure” German race. Life was cut short for an estimated 250,000 people under this program. Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to learn about the victims—and the perpetrators, who instead of protecting their patients, ended the lives of those with mental and physical disabilities.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Ruth Barnett
Holocaust Speaker Series: Ruth Barnett 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 13, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Oct 13, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Book Talk: "The Resistance Network"
Book Talk: "The Resistance Network" 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 13, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 13, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) as Dr. Khatchig Mouradian will discuss his newly released book, "The Resistance Network: The Armenian Genocide and Humanitarianism in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1918."
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Introducing USC Shoah Foundation's New iWitness Website
Introducing USC Shoah Foundation's New iWitness Website 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 14, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Oct 14, 2021 at 4:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, take a guided exploration of the new and improved iWitness website and be introduced to effective and approachable strategies to teaching with testimony.
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Meet the Author: Bradley W. Hart
Meet the Author: Bradley W. Hart 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 14, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 14, 2021 at 7:00pm
"Hitler’s American Friends" by Bradley W. Hart examines the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, non-intervention campaigners, and other voices in America that advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II.
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Inclusive Strategies for a Return to School
Inclusive Strategies for a Return to School 7:45am - 11:00am (3h 15m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 15, 2021 at 7:45am
Ends Oct 15, 2021 at 11:00am
The Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University is presenting an online conference for pe-service teachers and early career educators: "Inclusive Strategies for a Return to School". The session will feature Franklin Stebbins of Facing History and Ourselves. Participants will receive 3 PD hours upon completion of the program.
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Learning through Experience Online: The Incredible Power of One
Learning through Experience Online: The Incredible Power of One 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 15, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Oct 15, 2021 at 10:00am
The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College's program will begin with the compelling story of survival from Holocaust survivor Tova Friedman, originally from Poland and a child survivor of Auschwitz.
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Rebuilding from the Yazidi Genocide: From Genocide to Justice
Rebuilding from the Yazidi Genocide: From Genocide to Justice 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 17, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Oct 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
Sign up for this unique, free opportunity from experts at Nadia's Initiative. You’ll learn about the Yazidis: who they are as a people, their persecution and genocide at the hands of ISIS, and their current situation. In addition, you’ll hear ideas for how students, teachers, and communities can get involved, learn actions they can take, and how to advocate for the Yazidis.
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Women in the Kraków Resistance
Women in the Kraków Resistance 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 17, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Oct 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
The New Cracow Friendship Society (NCFS) invites you to a live panel to explore the stories and impact of women resistance fighters in the Holocaust focusing on Kraków, Poland.
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The Holocaust-Era Archives of Pope Pius XII: The State of the Question
The Holocaust-Era Archives of Pope Pius XII: The State of the Question 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Oct 17, 2021 at 2:00pm
You are invited to this webinar about the significance of these archives and this scholarship for Jewish-Christian relations. Following reflections by Vatican archivist Piero Doria, leading scholars—including USHMM’s Dr. Suzanne Brown-Fleming—will discuss their initial findings and how these documents may lead to a new understanding of this history.
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Connecting the Past with Today: Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust - Mini Course
Connecting the Past with Today: Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust - Mini Course All Day
Workshops
Oct 18, 2021 (All Day)
Explore Echoes & Reflections resources to support teaching about the experiences of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust how to connect the lessons of this history to today’s refugee situation.
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Tracing the Trope of Redemptive Antisemitism
Tracing the Trope of Redemptive Antisemitism 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 18, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Oct 18, 2021 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy and former THGC commissioner Dr. David Patterson for a lecture entitled "Tracing the Trope of Redemptive Antisemitism."
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The Early Warning Project for the Prevention of Genocide
The Early Warning Project for the Prevention of Genocide 12:00pm - 1:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 19, 2021 at 12:00pm
Ends Oct 19, 2021 at 1:00pm
Can future genocides be prevented? The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College will briefly discuss relevant cases happening in the world today and conclude with a discussion of what you can do to help prevent mass atrocities.
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The Holocaust and Connecting Experiences: Reimagining Migration
The Holocaust and Connecting Experiences: Reimagining Migration 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 19, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 19, 2021 at 3:00pm
Using the Re-Imagining Migration Learning Framework, as well as the Echoes & Reflections principles of pedagogy, this webinar will prepare teachers to explore how they can discuss the history of migration and connections to today’s climate, as well as the responsibility at individual, local, national, and global levels in constructing welcoming and inclusive societies
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Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust
Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust 6:00pm - 8:00pm (2h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 19, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 19, 2021 at 8:00pm
The Center for Judaic, Holocaust, and Peace Studies at Appalachian State University, NC, and the Stan Greenspon Holocaust and Social Justice Education Center at Queens University, Charlotte, invite the public to a lecture by Dr. Natalia Aleksiun, the Harry Rich Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Florida-Gainesville.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Michael Meyer
Holocaust Speaker Series: Michael Meyer 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 20, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Oct 20, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Hunting Nazis: Is it Still Justified?
Hunting Nazis: Is it Still Justified? 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 20, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 20, 2021 at 3:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, you will hear from Dr. Zuroff himself and his thoughts on this topic.
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MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar
MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 20, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 20, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join the Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation and the Simon Wiesenthal Center; Combat Hate for an informational webinar. Learn about programs that are available for you to use in your classroom and how you can afford to bring them in. Open to teachers and educators.
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Leadership Lessons from the Rwandan Genocide: A Conversation with Lieutenant-General (ret) Roméo Dallaire
Leadership Lessons from the Rwandan Genocide: A Conversation with Lieutenant-General (ret) Roméo Dallaire 6:55pm - 7:55pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 20, 2021 at 6:55pm
Ends Oct 20, 2021 at 7:55pm
General Dallaire provided the UN with information about the planned massacre, which ultimately took more than 800,000 lives in less than 100 days; yet, permission to intervene was denied and the UN withdrew its peacekeeping forces.
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A Conversation with Dr. Ivan Puš
A Conversation with Dr. Ivan Puš 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 21, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 21, 2021 at 7:00pm
Featuring a world of fiction and cafés, this presentation will focus on the social life of Moravian Jews in the interwar period and explore a range of Jewish experiences in Central Eastern Europe.
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Women in Genocide
Women in Genocide 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 21, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Oct 21, 2021 at 8:00pm
Join the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum for a discussion on the experiences of women in genocide as victims, perpetrators, and survivors.
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High-Tech, Human Rights, and the Holocaust
High-Tech, Human Rights, and the Holocaust 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 22, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Oct 22, 2021 at 3:00pm
The Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University Diversity Council on Global Education and Citizenship General Assembly Meeting: High-Tech, Human Rights, and the Holocaust featuring Clyde W. Ford.
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Miep Gies and the Rescue of Anne Frank's Diary
Miep Gies and the Rescue of Anne Frank's Diary 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 24, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Oct 24, 2021 at 2:00pm
This program pays tribute to the woman who sheltered Anne Frank for three years and then rescued her now-famous diary. Miep Gies oversaw the “secret annex” where the Frank family was housed, while sheltering another Jewish person in her own home. Meet Gillian Walnes Perry who knew Miep Gies well and accompanied her to the Academy Awards and Meeg Pincus who wrote a delightful book on Miep Gies for young people.
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Nazi Thieves, Looted Art, and Stolen Legacies
Nazi Thieves, Looted Art, and Stolen Legacies 8:30am - 9:00am (30m)
Workshops
Starts Oct 25, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Oct 25, 2021 at 9:00am
The Nazi plot to strip Jews of their art, furnishings, and even objects of little value was a sign of their greater ambition—to destroy a people and rewrite history. Watch live on Facebook to learn about some of the victims and perpetrators—and a mole who secretly documented the theft and hiding places of priceless art.
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The Surprisingly Global Legacy of Anne Frank
The Surprisingly Global Legacy of Anne Frank 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 25, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 25, 2021 at 5:00pm
The significant change Anne’s diary has made to millions of teenagers who have faced adolescent social problems and have succeeded in raising their ambition and aspirations thanks to learning her story.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Joel Nahari
Holocaust Speaker Series: Joel Nahari 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 27, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Oct 27, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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Criminalization and the Other
Criminalization and the Other 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 27, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Oct 27, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join Dr. Celia Sporer, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Queensborough Community College at the City University of New York, for a discussion about the institutionalization of criminality based on social identity.
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Holocaust Education in Elementary School: Effective Strategies & Approaches
Holocaust Education in Elementary School: Effective Strategies & Approaches 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 27, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Oct 27, 2021 at 4:00pm
In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, join Operations & Outreach Manager Jesse Tannetta to learn safe and pedagogically sound strategies, activities, and learning objectives to teach the themes of the Holocaust to younger students using the resources of Echoes & Reflections, as well as their Partner organizations ADL, USC Shoah Foundation, and Yad Vashem.
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The State of Antisemitism in America
The State of Antisemitism in America 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 28, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Oct 28, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join American Jewish Committee (AJC) for a hard-hitting discussion on the state of antisemitism in the United States today, with AJC Managing Director of Public Affairs Avi Mayer and U.S. Director for Combating Antisemitism Holly Huffnagle, in conversation with Chief Field Operations Officer Melanie Maron Pell.
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Antisemitism in the Workplace: How to recognize and address it...
Antisemitism in the Workplace: How to recognize and address it... 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 28, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Oct 28, 2021 at 8:00pm
Join Holly Huffnagle, AJC U.S. Director for Combating Antisemitism, April Powers, Managing Director of First Impression Rx, and Jerrell Moore, Google Director of Inclusion Programs, for a frank conversation about the challenges facing DEI leaders and the ways that antisemitism might be addressed within corporate Diversity, Equity and Inclusion departments.
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A Day of Virtual Holocaust Learning
A Day of Virtual Holocaust Learning 7:30am - 2:30pm (7h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 29, 2021 at 7:30am
Ends Oct 29, 2021 at 2:30pm
The Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation is hosting the Fall Holocaust Teacher Institute is scheduled for Friday, October 29, 2021.
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Anti-Gypsyism: An Overview
Anti-Gypsyism: An Overview 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Oct 29, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Oct 29, 2021 at 12:00pm
Join the Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies at the University of Minnesota for a discussion about anti-gypsyism by Dr. Habiba Hadziavdic of Hamline University.
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Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games
Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 31, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Oct 31, 2021 at 4:00pm
Jesse Owens, the son of Alabama sharecroppers, was the Olympic champion who defeated Nazi ideology in Hitler’s stadium. He later served on the Board of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Meet his grandson, Stuart Owen Rankin, who will be in dialogue with Lori Weintrob, historian and Director of the Wagner College Holocaust Center.
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Sounds from Silence: Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Author, Psychiatrist, and Professor
Sounds from Silence: Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Author, Psychiatrist, and Professor 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Oct 31, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Oct 31, 2021 at 5:00pm
The Holocaust Teacher Institute at the University of Miami, School of Education & Human Development is proud to announce the Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Foundation Holocaust/Jewish themed Sunday Salon Series.
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Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Australia
Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Australia 6:00pm - 7:00pm (1h)
Commemorations
Starts Oct 31, 2021 at 6:00pm
Ends Oct 31, 2021 at 7:00pm
Join the Emil A. and Jenny Fish Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies as they tour the globe to meet and highlight those who promise to Never Forget, wherever they are in the world.
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Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course
Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course All Day
Workshops
Nov 1, 2021 (All Day)
Join Echoes & Reflections' November Three-Module Online Course—the final opportunity of this kind in 2021— to prepare to effectively teach about the history of the Holocaust and its powerful lessons for today.
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The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death
The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death 3:00pm - 4:00pm (1h)
Workshops
Starts Nov 2, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 2, 2021 at 4:00pm
Of the over 1000 ghettos in Nazi occupied Europe, the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest, with almost half a million Jews trapped inside at its high point. In this Echoes & Reflections webinar, Yael Eaglstein - Yad Vashem educator – will provide you with deeper insight into how the Jews struggled to survive in this dark place.
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Tom Schaumberg
Holocaust Speaker Series: Tom Schaumberg 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 3, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Nov 3, 2021 at 11:00am
In this intimate and meaningful experience, speakers present stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. The Holocaust Speaker Series is held each Wednesday at 10AM on Zoom. The series is sponsored by Margaret & Michael Valentine in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.
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'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era
'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era 2:15pm - 3:15pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Nov 4, 2021 at 2:15pm
Ends Nov 4, 2021 at 3:15pm
Drawing on her own creative practice and research, fiction writer and academic Dr. Emma Venables will guide participants through aspects to consider when representing lesbian characters and relationships in fiction set during the Holocaust/Nazi era.
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Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art
Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art 3:00pm - 4:30pm (1h 30m)
Workshops
Starts Nov 4, 2021 at 3:00pm
Ends Nov 4, 2021 at 4:30pm
Evelyn Rauch will instruct the teachers step by step on how to teach this workshop to their own students. Teachers will each create artwork and participate in a discussion about its meaning.
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October 2021

Teaching with Testimony: The Voices of Displaced Persons

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  • Mon, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Examining Intergenerational Trauma of Holocaust Survivors and Their Children

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  • Wed, Sep 29, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Unpacking the Past with Silvia Foti and Grant Gochin

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Museums as Places of Trauma and Healing: Processing Visitor Experiences

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Holocaust Education in Uncertain Times: SEL Strategies

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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The Jewish Multiverse: Judaism and Superheroes

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  • Thu, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Unpacking The Past: "The Number On Great-Grandpa's Arm"

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  • Fri, Oct 1, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Films
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Association of Jewish Refugees' International Forum: Connecting Next Generations

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  • Sun, Oct 3, 4:00am - 11:00am
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Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy - Mini Course

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  • Mon, Oct 4 (all day)
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Teaching about Contemporary Antisemitism - 3 Part Program

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  • Mon, Oct 4 (all day)
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Association of Jewish Refugees' International Forum: Connecting Next Generations

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  • Mon, Oct 4, 4:00am - 12:00pm
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The Power of Young Voices: A Conversation with Alexandra Zapruder

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  • Tue, Oct 5, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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The Surprising Global Legacy of Anne Frank

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  • Tue, Oct 5, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Why Media Matters: Media Literacy through the Lens of the Rwandan Genocide (against the Tutsi)

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  • Tue, Oct 5, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
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The Ayatollah Khomeini's Antisemitic Rhetoric, Iran's Revolution and the Betrayal of Women

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  • Wed, Oct 6, 10:00am - 11:00am
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Joyce Kamen

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  • Wed, Oct 6, 10:00am - 11:00am
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2021 First Person Series: Esther Starobin

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  • Wed, Oct 6, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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  • Location:  YouTube

Professor Timothy Snyder: The Holocaust and Lessons for Today

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  • Wed, Oct 6, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Judgement at Nuremberg: Reflections after 75 Years

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  • Wed, Oct 6, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
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Dr. Wendy Lower - A Single Photograph Reveals a Crime of the Holocaust

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  • Wed, Oct 6, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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2021 Elementary Educator Professional Development

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  • Fri, Oct 8, 9:00am - 12:00pm
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  • Location:  DHHRM & Zoom

The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed

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  • Sun, Oct 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

"Never Shall I Forget": Creating Context for Teaching "Night" - Mini Course

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  • Mon, Oct 11 (all day)
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Resistance in the Holocaust: The Uprising at Sobibór

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  • Tue, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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A Voice of Conscience: Honoring the Life and Legacy of Elie Wiesel

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  • Tue, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  • Location:  Virtual

Disability Awareness Month: Remembering The Nazis’ First Victims of Mass Murder

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  • Wed, Oct 13, 8:30am - 9:00am
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  • Location:  Facebook Live

Holocaust Speaker Series: Ruth Barnett

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  • Wed, Oct 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
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  • Location:  Zoom

Book Talk: "The Resistance Network"

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  • Wed, Oct 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Introducing USC Shoah Foundation's New iWitness Website

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  • Thu, Oct 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Meet the Author: Bradley W. Hart

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  • Thu, Oct 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Inclusive Strategies for a Return to School

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  • Fri, Oct 15, 7:45am - 11:00am
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Learning through Experience Online: The Incredible Power of One

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  • Fri, Oct 15, 9:00am - 10:00am
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Rebuilding from the Yazidi Genocide: From Genocide to Justice

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  • Sun, Oct 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Women in the Kraków Resistance

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  • Sun, Oct 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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The Holocaust-Era Archives of Pope Pius XII: The State of the Question

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  • Sun, Oct 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Connecting the Past with Today: Jewish Refugees and the Holocaust - Mini Course

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  • Mon, Oct 18 (all day)
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Tracing the Trope of Redemptive Antisemitism

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  • Mon, Oct 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
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The Early Warning Project for the Prevention of Genocide

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  • Tue, Oct 19, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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The Holocaust and Connecting Experiences: Reimagining Migration

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  • Tue, Oct 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Holocaust Speaker Series: Michael Meyer

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  • Wed, Oct 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
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  • Location:  Zoom

Hunting Nazis: Is it Still Justified?

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  • Wed, Oct 20, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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MSHEF Teacher Resources Webinar

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  • Wed, Oct 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Leadership Lessons from the Rwandan Genocide: A Conversation with Lieutenant-General (ret) Roméo Dallaire

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  • Wed, Oct 20, 6:55pm - 7:55pm
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  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

A Conversation with Dr. Ivan Puš

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  • Thu, Oct 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  • Location:  Holocaust Museum Houston

Women in Genocide

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  • Thu, Oct 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

High-Tech, Human Rights, and the Holocaust

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  • Fri, Oct 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Miep Gies and the Rescue of Anne Frank's Diary

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  • Sun, Oct 24, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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  • Location:  Webinar

Nazi Thieves, Looted Art, and Stolen Legacies

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  • Mon, Oct 25, 8:30am - 9:00am
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  • Location:  Facebook Live

The Surprisingly Global Legacy of Anne Frank

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  • Mon, Oct 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Speaker Series: Joel Nahari

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  • Wed, Oct 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
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  • Location:  Zoom

Criminalization and the Other

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  • Wed, Oct 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Holocaust Education in Elementary School: Effective Strategies & Approaches

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  • Wed, Oct 27, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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The State of Antisemitism in America

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  • Thu, Oct 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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Antisemitism in the Workplace: How to recognize and address it...

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  • Thu, Oct 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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A Day of Virtual Holocaust Learning

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  • Fri, Oct 29, 7:30am - 2:30pm
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Anti-Gypsyism: An Overview

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  • Fri, Oct 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games

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  • Sun, Oct 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • Location:  Webinar

Sounds from Silence: Reflections of a Child Holocaust Survivor, Author, Psychiatrist, and Professor

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  • Sun, Oct 31, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Remembrance around the World: Australia

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  • Sun, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Teaching the Holocaust, Empowering Students - 3-Week Online Course

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  • Mon, Nov 1 (all day)
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  • Location:  Webinar

The Warsaw Ghetto: Life in the Midst of Death

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  • Tue, Nov 2, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

Holocaust Speaker Series: Tom Schaumberg

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  • Wed, Nov 3, 10:00am - 11:00am
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  • Location:  Zoom

'Indecent', 'Forbidden', 'Taboo': Representing Lesbians in Fiction about the Holocaust/Nazi Era

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  • Thu, Nov 4, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Online Educator Workshop: Teaching Difficult Subjects Creatively Through Art

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  • Thu, Nov 4, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
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  • Location:  Zoom

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