Events

SOLD OUT: Resistance and Resilience: Surviving the Nazis in Amsterdam

Thursday, September 19, 7pm
Jewish Association on Aging (200 JHF Dr, Pittsburgh, PA, 15217)
Join the Holocaust Center in discussing the book When A Toy Dog Became a Wolf and the Moon Broke Curfew… with its author, Hendrika de Vries.  Ms. de Vries will be sharing segments from her memoir and reflecting on the significance of a young girl’s memories of Nazi oppression in WWII Amsterdam for today’s world.

Learn More: https://hcofpgh.org/resistance-and-resilience/

Registration for this event has now closed.

 

Teaching the Holocaust Through Theater

Friday, October 4, 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.

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

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

 

“Lest We Forget” Opening

Thursday, October 17, 4:30pm-6pm
Cathedral of Learning Lawn, University of Pittsburgh (4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260)
Join us for the opening of Luigi Toscano’s latest iteration of Lest We Forget. This internationally renowned exhibit that has travelled from Berlin to New York City is coming to the University of Pittsburgh campus October 2019.

Learn More: https://hcofpgh.org/lest-we-forget/

Register: https://jfedpgh.org/luigi-toscano

 

CHUTZ-POW! Volume IV Launch Party

Wednesday, October 30, 6pm
Chatham University (Mellon Boardroom, Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15232)
Join us as we celebrate the launch of CHUTZ-POW! Volume IV: Women’s Stories.

Learn More: https://hcofpgh.org/cp4kickoff/

Register: https://jfedpgh.org/chutz-pow

 

2019 Kristallnacht Commemoration: Etty

Saturday, November 9, 7:30pm
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall (4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
Etty is a touring one-woman play based on the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum, adapted and performed by Susan Stein.

Learn More: https://hcofpgh.org/kristallnacht19/

Register: https://jfedpgh.org/kristallnacht

 

Antisemitism, Hate, and Social Responsibility

Sunday and Monday, November 10-11
Rodef Shalom (4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
This conference will feature lectures by renowned scholars and workshops that will equip teachers to educate and inspire their students to identify and combat hate, antisemitism and racism of all kinds.

Learn more: https://classroomswithoutborders.org/events/show.php?229

Register: https://jfedpgh.org/antisemitism-hate-and-social-responsibility

Book a hotel with our group rate: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1562071809696&key=GRP&app=resvlink

 

CHUTZ-POW! Volume IV Launch Party –South Hills Edition

Tuesday, November 19, 7pm
JCC South Hills (345 Kane Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15243)
Join us as we celebrate the launch of CHUTZ-POW! Volume IV: Women’s Stories in the South Hills.

Learn More: https://hcofpgh.org/cp4kickoff/

Register: https://jfedpgh.org/chutz-pow

 

Teaching the Holocaust Through Theater

Friday, March 6, 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.

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

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