Events

CHUTZ-POW! The Art of Resistance and Volume IV Launch

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 6pm
Chatham Art Gallery (5798 W Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15232)

The opening for the Holocaust Center’s traveling exhibit CHUTZ-POW!: The Art of Resistance in Chatham University’s art gallery. The event will also feature a panel of creators from the CHUTZ-POW! series and copies of Volume IV available to purchase on site. Register now!

Generations Speaker Series: Deborah Leuchter Stueber

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 7pm
Mt. Lebanon Public Library (16 Castle Shannon Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15228)

She was born in Bruchsal, Germany. He was born in Vienna, Austria. As hidden children, their paths crossed briefly in a French orphanage. This is just a part of their story, separately and together: surviving the Holocaust, fighting Nazis in the French Resistance, and making a new life in America. This is the true story of Kurt and Edith Leuchter, as told by their daughter Deborah Stueber. This event is free, but is registration required in advance. Register Now!

Learn more about the Generations Speaker Series: https://hcofpgh.org/generations-speaker-series/

My Dear Children: A Screening and Director’s Talk Honoring International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 3pm
Row House Cinema (4115 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201)

The first scholarly, in-depth documentary on the pogroms following the Russian Revolution, the horrifying precursor to the Holocaust. This event is $18, and free for students and survivors. Register Now!

Learn more: https://hcofpgh.org/my-dear-children/

For You Were Strangers: Jewish Immigration to Pittsburgh, 1880-1990

Opening Sunday, February 9, 2020, 11am-12:30pm
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh (826 Hazelwood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

This original exhibit dives into the history of Jewish immigrants in Pittsburgh, noting the world upheavals that drove waves of Jewish immigration, changing United States policies in the 19th and 20th century, and the local attitudes and institutions that were implemented as these immigrants and refugees came to form the basis of our society today. Register now!

Teaching the Holocaust Through Theater

Friday, March 6, 2020, 9am-3pm
Allegheny Intermediate Unit (475 E Waterfront Dr, Homestead, PA 15120)
In partnership with Prime Stage Theater, the Holocaust Center will hold this day-long Teacher Training twice, on October 4, 2019 and March 6, 2020. Act 48 credit is available. $40 with Act 48 credit; $25 without

Learn More: https://hcofpgh.org/theatertraining/

Register: https://jfedpgh.org/theater-teacher-training-1920

Together We Remember: What Does “Never Again” Mean to You?

Sunday, April 5, 2020
August Wilson African American Cultural Center
(980 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)

Public event for this nationwide movement that is transforming remembrance of the past into a powerful movement for peace in the present.

This summit will include 3 sessions:
1:00 pm – 2:45 pm: Program for Students & Educators
3:00 pm – 4:45 pm: Training for Members of the Media, Clergy, and Community Leaders
5:30 pm – 6:45 pm: Panel Discussion for the General Public

Register now: https://jfedpgh.org/hc-TWR

Yom HaShoah 2020 Commemoration

Monday, April 20, 2020, 7pm
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
(4141 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

Annual community-wide commemoration of Yom HaShoah. This year’s commemoration will honor 75 years since the liberation of Europe from the Nazis. Register now!

Waldman International Arts and Writing Award Ceremony: 35 Years of Waldman

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, Community Day School
(6424 Forward Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

Award ceremony honoring the winners of the 35th Waldman International Art and Writing Competition and the 4th Annual Holocaust Educator of the Year Award. Register now!