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January 2021

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A Survivor's Liberation Experience
A Survivor's Liberation Experience 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 5, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 5, 2021 at 3:00pm
Echoes & Reflections invites teachers and their students to participate and hear from Holocaust survivor Marion Blumenthal Lazan, author of "Four Perfect Pebbles", a Scholastic Book recommended for grades 6-12.
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Planning for 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Week
Planning for 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Week 4:00pm - 5:10pm (1h 10m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 10, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 10, 2021 at 5:10pm
Join the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio, and Holocaust Museum Houston for a panel discussion about the available resources at each institution that can be used during the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week (January 25-29, 2021).
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Antisemitism in the Arab World: Roots, Reasons and Prospects for a Solution
Antisemitism in the Arab World: Roots, Reasons and Prospects for a Solution 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 11, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Jan 11, 2021 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for a groundbreaking seminar series entirely in Arabic (with simultaneous English interpretation).
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Isolation and Social Death in Nazi Germany
Isolation and Social Death in Nazi Germany 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 11, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 11, 2021 at 3:00pm
Join the San Antonio Public Library and the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the 9th Annual Holocaust Learn & Remember. Learn about the isolation experienced by Jews from Texas A&M San Antonio Professor of History & THGC Commissioner Dr. Edward B. Westermann.
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Isolation and Social Death in Nazi Germany
Isolation and Social Death in Nazi Germany 7:00pm - 8:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 11, 2021 at 7:00pm
Ends Jan 11, 2021 at 8:00pm
Join the San Antonio Public Library and the Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the 9th Annual Holocaust Learn & Remember. Learn about the isolation experienced by Jews from Texas A&M San Antonio Professor of History & THGC Commissioner Dr. Edward B. Westermann.
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Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies: A Framework for Analysis
Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies: A Framework for Analysis 8:30am - 9:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 12, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 12, 2021 at 9:30am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for its Research Fellows Seminar Series on "Fighting Antisemitism on the Battefield of Ideas".
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Lost Narratives: The Holocaust, Antisemitism and Ethno-Religious Violence in the Ex-Yugoslavia
Lost Narratives: The Holocaust, Antisemitism and Ethno-Religious Violence in the Ex-Yugoslavia 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 12, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Jan 12, 2021 at 11:00am
Join the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy (ISGAP) for a groundbreaking seminar series entirely in Spanish (with simultaneous English interpretation).
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The Dimensions of Memory: The Future of Holocaust Testimony
The Dimensions of Memory: The Future of Holocaust Testimony 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 17, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jan 17, 2021 at 2:00pm
The Ghetto Fighters' House, in partnership with the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum and the USC Shoah Foundation, will host a virtual lecture in the International Virtual Lecture Series "Talking Memory" on the cutting-edge new technologies in storytelling and virtual reality and how they are being implemented in the museum space.
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Panel Discussion "Women and Genocide"
Panel Discussion "Women and Genocide" 9:00am - 10:30am (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 21, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 21, 2021 at 10:30am
Join the United Nations Department of Global Communications for Episode 4 of the live discussion series "Beyond the long shadow: engaging with difficult histories" as they examine the experience of women and the place of gender in the Holocaust, the genocide in Srebrenica, and the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
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My Mother's Amazing Survival - Winslow Swárt
My Mother's Amazing Survival - Winslow Swárt 8:30am - 9:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 25, 2021 at 8:30am
Ends Jan 25, 2021 at 9:30am
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Monday, January 25th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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My Mother and Grandmother: What They Endured - Ginny Wind
My Mother and Grandmother: What They Endured - Ginny Wind 12:30pm - 1:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 25, 2021 at 12:30pm
Ends Jan 25, 2021 at 1:30pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the second of two live presentations on Monday, January 25th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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My Mother's Life in Hungary - Anita Goldberg (Spanish)
My Mother's Life in Hungary - Anita Goldberg (Spanish) 9:00am - 10:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 26, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 26, 2021 at 10:00am
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Tuesday, January 26th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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The Untold Story of Regina Jonas: The First Ordained Female Rabbi - Rabbi Mara Nathan
The Untold Story of Regina Jonas: The First Ordained Female Rabbi - Rabbi Mara Nathan 1:00pm - 2:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 26, 2021 at 1:00pm
Ends Jan 26, 2021 at 2:00pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the second of two live presentations on Tuesday, January 26th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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BESA: A Code of Honor - Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust
BESA: A Code of Honor - Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust 4:00pm - 5:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 26, 2021 at 4:00pm
Ends Jan 26, 2021 at 5:00pm
Join The Arthur and Emalie Gutterman Family Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center for a live discussion about the experiences of Albanian Muslims who -- at great risk to themselves and their families -- saved Jewish lives during the Holocaust.
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My Grandmother: Art & Resistance - Helen Pankowsky
My Grandmother: Art & Resistance - Helen Pankowsky 9:30am - 10:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 27, 2021 at 9:30am
Ends Jan 27, 2021 at 10:30am
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Wednesday, January 27th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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Panel Discussion "Holocaust Denial & Distortion"
Panel Discussion "Holocaust Denial & Distortion" 11:00am - 12:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 27, 2021 at 11:00am
Ends Jan 27, 2021 at 12:00pm
A panel discussion, organized together with UNESCO and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, will discuss Holocaust denial and distortion after the UN Holocaust Memorial Ceremony.
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Women in the Holocaust - Liz Reichman
Women in the Holocaust - Liz Reichman 1:30pm - 2:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 27, 2021 at 1:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2021 at 2:30pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the second of two live presentations on Wednesday, January 27th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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The Wannsee Conference Now & Then
The Wannsee Conference Now & Then 1:30pm - 2:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 27, 2021 at 1:30pm
Ends Jan 27, 2021 at 2:30pm
Join the University of Minnesota & The Ray Wlpow Institute for this free webinar which will give an overview of the meeting at Lake Wannsee on January 20, 1942 in its larger historical context and discuss its relevance in the wake of rising antisemitism in Germany and Europe today.
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Panel Discussion "Nazi Rise to Power & the Weimar Constitution"
Panel Discussion "Nazi Rise to Power & the Weimar Constitution" 9:00am - 10:30am (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 28, 2021 at 9:00am
Ends Jan 28, 2021 at 10:30am
Join the United Nations Department of Global Communications for a panel discussion entitled "Nazi Rise to Power & the Weimar Constitution".
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My Parents' Holocaust Experiences - Robi Jalnos
My Parents' Holocaust Experiences - Robi Jalnos 10:00am - 11:00am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 28, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Jan 28, 2021 at 11:00am
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Thursday, January 28th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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How My Mother Weathered the Storm - Varda Ratner
How My Mother Weathered the Storm - Varda Ratner 2:00pm - 3:00pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 28, 2021 at 2:00pm
Ends Jan 28, 2021 at 3:00pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the second of two live presentations on Thursday, January 28th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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My Mother: How She Survived - Lala Gossen
My Mother: How She Survived - Lala Gossen 10:30am - 11:30am (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 29, 2021 at 10:30am
Ends Jan 29, 2021 at 11:30am
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the first of two live presentations on Friday, January 29th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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My Father and What He Withstood - Sharon Greenwald
My Father and What He Withstood - Sharon Greenwald 2:30pm - 3:30pm (1h)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Jan 29, 2021 at 2:30pm
Ends Jan 29, 2021 at 3:30pm
Join Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio for the second of two live presentations on Friday, January 29th, in commemoration of the 2nd Annual Texas Holocaust Remembrance Week.
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Childhood after Atrocity Crimes: Hope for Peace, Dignity and Equality
Childhood after Atrocity Crimes: Hope for Peace, Dignity and Equality 10:00am - 11:30am (1h 30m)
Speaking Engagements
Starts Feb 4, 2021 at 10:00am
Ends Feb 4, 2021 at 11:30am
Join the United Nations Department of Global Communications for a civil society briefing which will examine the approaches taken to support children who survived the Holocaust.
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January 2021

A Survivor's Liberation Experience

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  • Tue, Jan 5, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Planning for 2021 Holocaust Remembrance Week

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  • Sun, Jan 10, 4:00pm - 5:10pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Antisemitism in the Arab World: Roots, Reasons and Prospects for a Solution

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  • Mon, Jan 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Isolation and Social Death in Nazi Germany

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  • Mon, Jan 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Isolation and Social Death in Nazi Germany

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  • Mon, Jan 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Webinar

Critical Contemporary Antisemitism Studies: A Framework for Analysis

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  • Tue, Jan 12, 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Lost Narratives: The Holocaust, Antisemitism and Ethno-Religious Violence in the Ex-Yugoslavia

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  • Tue, Jan 12, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Dimensions of Memory: The Future of Holocaust Testimony

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  • Sun, Jan 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Panel Discussion "Women and Genocide"

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  • Thu, Jan 21, 9:00am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

My Mother's Amazing Survival - Winslow Swárt

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  • Mon, Jan 25, 8:30am - 9:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

My Mother and Grandmother: What They Endured - Ginny Wind

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  • Mon, Jan 25, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

My Mother's Life in Hungary - Anita Goldberg (Spanish)

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  • Tue, Jan 26, 9:00am - 10:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Untold Story of Regina Jonas: The First Ordained Female Rabbi - Rabbi Mara Nathan

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  • Tue, Jan 26, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

BESA: A Code of Honor - Muslim Albanians Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust

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  • Tue, Jan 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

My Grandmother: Art & Resistance - Helen Pankowsky

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  • Wed, Jan 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Panel Discussion "Holocaust Denial & Distortion"

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  • Wed, Jan 27, 11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Women in the Holocaust - Liz Reichman

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  • Wed, Jan 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

The Wannsee Conference Now & Then

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  • Wed, Jan 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Panel Discussion "Nazi Rise to Power & the Weimar Constitution"

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  • Thu, Jan 28, 9:00am - 10:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

My Parents' Holocaust Experiences - Robi Jalnos

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  • Thu, Jan 28, 10:00am - 11:00am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

How My Mother Weathered the Storm - Varda Ratner

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  • Thu, Jan 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

My Mother: How She Survived - Lala Gossen

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  • Fri, Jan 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

My Father and What He Withstood - Sharon Greenwald

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  • Fri, Jan 29, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Zoom

Childhood after Atrocity Crimes: Hope for Peace, Dignity and Equality

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  • Thu, Feb 4, 10:00am - 11:30am
  • Calendar:   Speaking Engagements
  • Location:  Microsoft Teams

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