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September 2016

A Long Day’s Journey into the Dark Past: artists-survivors facing their Holocaust memories

September 21, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Hartford: Mortensen Library, President’s Classroom, 1st floor,

Prof. Pnina Rosenberg is from the U. of Haifa and works on Jewish culture in France during the Holocaust and Art and the Holocaust. From late 1945 on, artists-survivors who recorded their Holocaust experiences were motivated both by an urgent need to reveal the Nazi atrocities and to come to terms with their haunted past. This can be seen in paintings and drawings done by artists such as David Olère, Ella Liebermann-Shiber and Max Bueno de Mesquita who sought to…

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October 2016

2016 Holocaust Educators Workshop

October 31, 2016
University of Hartford,

“Teach for the Future: Holocaust Education in the 21st Century” Featuring the new “Hartford Remembers the Holocaust” exhibit in the Museum of Jewish Civilization Thanks to the generosity of the Joanne Temkin Fund and the support of the Temkin-Weiner families, this year’s workshop is free for all teachers! Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies University of Hartford Monday, October 31, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Draft schedule 8-8:30 a.m. – Registration, 1877 Club, Harry Jack Gray Center 8:30-8:50 a.m. Welcome and Introduction –…

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November 2016

The Jews of Shanghai exhibit opening

November 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mandell JCC, West Hartford, CT United States + Google Map
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Hartford Remembers the Holocaust exhibit opening

November 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Hartford,
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IsraAid’s Response to the Yazidi Genocide

November 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Emanuel Synagogue,

Will You Remain Silent? Please join us for an evening with Yotam Polizer, Director of Global Partnerships for IsraAid; the Israeli nonprofit helping communities in crisis around the globe. Learn about the Genocide perpetrated by ISIS against the Yazidi people and how IsraAid is assisting those impacted. Please RSVP by November 16, 2016 to: CTYazidirelief@gmail.com or to Janet Wallans at 860-278-4596 This event is free and open to university students and the general public. Sponsors: CT Coalition for Yazidi Relief;…

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January 2017

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Emanuel Synagogue,

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June 2017

Jewish Heritage Month Celebration

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

You are invited to a Jewish Heritage reception which celebrates the countless contributions Jewish citizens have made during our 350 years in the state of Connecticut. There will be a pictorial history of Hartford's Jewish Community, as well as a visual display of the story of the resilience and perseverance of Connecticut Jewish farmers and how they impacted their local communities and plenty of food.

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