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Kathy Grosz-Zaltas, Speaker

Apr 15, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Zoom

REGISTER HERE Kathy Grosz-Zaltas is a daughter of Holocaust survivors. She tells their story to honor their lives and to have their story serve as a purposeful tool to look at bullying, injustice, antisemitism and bigotry in our world today. Her parents grew up in different parts of Czechoslovakia, enjoying happy, cultured and well-to-do lives.…

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Rescue in Albania: Interreligious efforts to save Jews during WWII in a predominantly Muslim Country

Apr 08, 2021 7:30PM—8:30PM

Zoom

Dr. Mithat Gashi is a board member of Manhattan College’s Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center. He works as a high school principal and teaches at Lehman College- City University of New York, where he co-chaired Lehman College’s Professional Development Network Executive Council. Dr. Gashi is a board member of Vatra -The Pan Albanian Federation…

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The Czech Scroll Story: WWII to the Diaspora

Mar 30, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Zoom

Zoom in to hear about the miraculous story of how 1,564 Czech scrolls survived the Shoah. Lois Roman, Trustee of the Memorial Scrolls Trust, will lead a multi-media talk about the scroll collection as well as provide insights into the Czech Jewish communities that were destroyed during the Shoah. This event is presented by Holocaust…

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From Son of a Nazi to Son of Israel

Jun 25, 2020 7:00PM—9:00PM

Zoom at Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester in partnership with Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center

Growing up with his Nazi father’s ancient hatreds of the Jews, Dr. Bernd Wollschlaeger chose a different path which led him to Judaism, Israel and service in the Israel Defense Force. This story will inspire us to see the prejudices we live with and to think about ways to overcome them for the good of…

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Student Contest – Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month

Apr 10, 2020—Apr 30, 2020

Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month – Why April? The 20th Century is often referred to as the “Century of Genocide.” Unfortunately, this trend has continued into the 21st Century. Many of these genocides either began in April or include significant events which occurred in April. The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center would like students…

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