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    Bernstein Lecture Series Colloquia Lecture Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Repatriation and Restorative Justice: From Native American Remains and Sacred Objects to Nazi Art Theft

    Panelists: Jennifer Kreder, Professor of Law at Solomon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University Jackie Swift (Comanche/Fort Sill Apache), Repatriation Manager, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution Additional Speaker To Be Announced This panel addresses the process of repatriation at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) and the repatriation of artwork, which was stolen from Jewish families during the Holocaust-era. Jennifer Kreder will discuss how museums have undermined the mission of the WWII Army…

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    Bernstein Lecture Series Special Event Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Kristallnacht Commemoration Keynote Presentation: A Social Psychological Approach to Bystander Behavior During the Holocaust

    Special Guest: Hanne Liebmann, Holocaust Survivor Keynote Speaker: Dr. Azadeh Aalai, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences, Queensborough Community College   Join the KHC as we remember the 80thanniversary of Kristallnacht, the violent anti-Jewish pogram that took place over 48 hours beginning on November 9th, 1938. Kristallnacht, “Crystal Night,” or sometimes, “Night of Broken Glass” was a turning point in the history of the Holocaust. Survivor Hanne Liebmann will share her memories of that dreadful day, leading up to her deportation…

  • Page 15 - Kindertransport Special Event
    Bernstein Lecture Series Lecture Special Event Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    The Kindertransport: 80 Years Later

    Survivor Speakers: Anita Weissbord, Manfred Korman, Ellen Zilka, and Hannah Deutch Musical Performance by The Astoria Music Project Immediately following the violent demonstrations during Kristallnacht, rescue efforts went into effect to bring Jewish child refugees from Nazi Germany, Austria, and Czech lands into Great Britain. The Kindertransport, or Children’s Transport, through the work of many organizations and individuals, saved approximately 10,000 children from an unknown fate. Join the KHC for a special panel discussion with local Holocaust Survivors who were…

  • Page 16 - Standing Rock
    Bernstein Lecture Series Colloquia Lecture

    Standing with Standing Rock: Allyship and the Environment

    Speakers: Rabbi Mordechai Liebling, director of the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College & Rachel Waters, graduate student at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs The Dakota Access Pipeline protests, also known as #NODAPL or the Standing Rock protests, began after Energy Transfer Partners gained approval to build a pipeline that passes beneath near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. Its construction results in devastating environmental impact and threatens the region’s waters as well as ancient…

  • Page 18 - Shoah
    Bernstein Lecture Series Cinema Series Special Event

    Shoah: A Continuum of Holocaust History

    In honor of Yom HaShoah, the KHC will be hosting a special, all-day screening of the film, Shoah. Over nine hours long and 11 years in the making, Shoah is an epic documentary that recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses. Director Claude Lanzmann probes the memories of several survivors of the Holocaust – as well as several ex-Nazis – who helped perpetrate the horrors. Gradually, one becomes aware that what happened in Germany and occupied Europe…

  • Candle Lighting Ceremony
    Bernstein Lecture Series Special Event

    Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration. 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.   Part of the Drs. Bebe and Owen Bernstein Lecture Series

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