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  • Wendy Sandler, Speaker

    Apr 22, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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    REGISTER HERE Wendy shares the story of her mother’s journey from a Jewish six year old to a Catholic school girl who hid in the convent back again to an ardent Jew. She credits her blue eyes with saving her because she didn’t look Jewish and could pass as an Aryan. Wendy’s mother’s story is…

  • Words, Symbols and Acts of Hate

    Apr 26, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

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    Shames Jewish Community Center  presents Julie Scallero, co-Director of Education Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center The 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and the 2018 Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting were significant moments in recent United States history, as they revealed a persistence of hatred and overt discrimination that some Americans believed…

  • Michelle Gewanter, Speaker

    Apr 29, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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    REGISTER HERE As the granddaughter of four Holocaust survivors, Michelle Gewanter tells their story to honor and preserve their memories.  She is committed to transmitting the stories and lessons of the Holocaust to audiences of all ages. Michelle shares her paternal grandmother’s story of survival in World War II Poland, where her grandmother, Hindzia, hid…

  • Author Event: The Art of Inventing Hope Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel

    May 05, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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    THE ART OF INVENTING HOPE Intimate Conversations with Elie Wiesel During the last four years of his life, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel met with Howard in Chicago, New York and Florida to discuss the subject that linked them: Both Professor Wiesel and Robert Reich, Howard’s father, were liberated from the Buchenwald death camp…

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Wendy Sandler, Speaker

Apr 22, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Zoom

REGISTER HERE Wendy shares the story of her mother’s journey from a Jewish six year old to a Catholic school girl who hid in the convent back again to an ardent Jew. She credits her blue eyes with saving her because she didn’t look Jewish and could pass as an Aryan. Wendy’s mother’s story is…

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Words, Symbols and Acts of Hate

Apr 26, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

Zoom

Register

Shames Jewish Community Center  presents Julie Scallero, co-Director of Education Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center The 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia and the 2018 Tree of Life Synagogue Shooting were significant moments in recent United States history, as they revealed a persistence of hatred and overt discrimination that some Americans believed…

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Michelle Gewanter, Speaker

Apr 29, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Zoom

REGISTER HERE As the granddaughter of four Holocaust survivors, Michelle Gewanter tells their story to honor and preserve their memories.  She is committed to transmitting the stories and lessons of the Holocaust to audiences of all ages. Michelle shares her paternal grandmother’s story of survival in World War II Poland, where her grandmother, Hindzia, hid…

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