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    Bernstein Lecture Series Special Event Queens Public Library at Kew Gardens Hills

    Living in the Shadows of Auschwitz: 75 Years Later

    SPECIAL LOCATION: Queens Public Library at Kew Gardens Hills, 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing, NY 11367 This year, the KHC is partnering with the Queens Public Library at Kew Gardens Hills to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day. 2020 also marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration and extermination camp. Join us for a conversation about Auschwitz’s traumatic legacy as a camp, community, and memorial with Jody Russell Manning, Program Director for Rowan University’s Center for Holocaust and…

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    Lecture Special Event Columbia University, International Affairs Building

    The Holocaust in Yugoslavia: The Miracle of the Sarajevo Haggadah and the Albanian Rescue of the Jews

    The Holocaust in Yugoslavia: The Miracle of the Sarajevo Haggadah and the Albanian Rescue of the Jews Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 6:30 pm & Friday, February 21, 2020 at 9:15 am SPECIAL LOCATION: Columbia University, International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10027 The KHC and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University are pleased to co-sponsor a two-day symposium about the Holocaust in Yugoslavia. On Thursday, February 20th we will screen the documentary, Besa:…

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    Special Exhibition Tour: Survivance and Sovereignty on Turtle Island

    Join one of the curators of Survivance and Sovereignty on Turtle Island: Engaging with Contemporary Native American Art, on a guided tour through the KHC’s current exhibition, on view through May 22, 2020. Bringing together sixteen artists from across the continent, the exhibit interweaves the government-sanctioned atrocities of the past with the continued resilience of the first peoples of this land. On this tour, you will have the opportunity to learn about how the exhibition came together firsthand from co-curator…

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    KHC 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 $18.00 per person donation to the QCC Fund, Inc./KHC. A copy of the 1946 Haggadah and a…

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    The Yehoshua and Edna Aizenberg Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration

    Join the KHC for our annual Yom HaShoah commemoration. This year we pay tribute to Rabbi Isidoro Aizenberg, the KHC’s longtime Scholar-in-Residence, who was instrumental in researching a significant number of the Center’s exhibitions. We will also screen a special 37-minute version of the acclaimed 2018 film, Who Will Write Our History. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto vowed to…

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