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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 10 - Annual Seder
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    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. A copy of the 1946 Haggadah and…

  • 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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