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  • Holocaust Freedom Seder Tables
    Special Event Student Union Building

    The Annual Holocaust Freedom Seder

    Join us as we once again honor the Holocaust survivors of our community by recreating the same Passover Seder held in 1946, the first to be held after World War II. Return with us to the DP camp of Munich as the survivors of the Holocaust come together to celebrate the holiday of Freedom, the Season of Deliverance. Reserve your spot with a $14.00 per person donation to the QCC Fund Inc./KHC Endowment. Program will include a copy of the…

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  • Candle Lighting Ceremony
    Bernstein Lecture Series Special Event Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    Drs. Bebe and Owen Bernstein Lecture Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. Also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day, this event commemorates the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust, and recognizes the heroism of the survivors and rescuers. This year’s event will include a candle lighting ceremony and special readings in honor of survivor remembrance. This event is FREE, but registration is requested. Visit: https://yom-hashoah-commemoration.eventbrite.com

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  • Dr. Aliza Luft
    Bernstein Lecture Series Colloquia Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Wartime Defection: Resistance and Rescue During Genocide

    Part of the Drs. Bebe and Owen Bernstein Lecture Series NEH 2017-18 Event: Complicity & Collaboration Prominent scholar and UCLA faculty member Dr. Aliza Luft will discuss her research on rescue behavior during mass atrocities and genocide. Her presentation will focus on decision-making in violent contexts and how people shift stances from support for state violence to resistance over time. Luft draws on case studies from her research in France, where people were both complicit in genocide and resistant to…

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  • Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg DVD Cover Image
    Cinema Series

    Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg

    Raoul Wallenberg was a small-scale businessman from Sweden, whose life was transformed after he witnessed bodies being thrown from a train on its way to Auschwitz. With the support of the Swedish Embassy, he consequently moved to Budapest in late 1944 to help protect Jews from Adolph Eichmann’s Sonderkommando. By issuing passports and intimidating German officials, he succeeded in helping hundreds of Jews either flee from Budapest or get placed in protective housing. Released in 1990, 115 minutes

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  • Colman McCarthy Photo
    Colloquia Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Peace Education as Inoculation against Complicity & Injustice

    Part of the Drs. Bebe and Owen Bernstein Lecture Series NEH 2017-18 Event: Complicity & Collaboration Colman McCarthy is a pioneer in peace education in the Washington, DC area. A prominent journalist for such esteemed publications as The Washington Post, and longtime peace activist, he is the founder and president for the Center for Teaching Peace in Washington, DC.  In addition to faculty positions at Georgetown Law and American University, McCarthy teaches peace education in schools across Montgomery county, some…

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