There are a variety of ways to connect with the Holocaust & Humanity Center online. You can take a virtual tour of the museum, participate in online programs, discover your top character strengths, read our blog, and more! View the resources on this page for the latest digital engagement opportunities and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to stay in the know. Visit the Events page to see the comprehensive listing of upcoming digital events.
Take a virtual or in-person tour of the Holocaust & Humanity Center to learn about the stories of local Holocaust survivors and witnesses. The museum has reopened and you can visit us at historic Union Terminal Thursday-Monday from 10 am-4 pm. Learn more about planning your museum visit here. To take a virtual tour of the museum, click here.
HHC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 | 7:00 pm | Zoom
Join us for an inspiring evening as we launch our 20th Anniversary year with some exciting announcements and plans for the future. This will be a meaningful, interactive program with featured guest speaker, Dr. Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation. Learn More Here
Creating a Concentration Camp Society: How Governments Push for Mass Detention and How People Resist with Andrea Pitzer
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | Noon | Zoom
Presented by the Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College and HHC.
The development of the German concentration camp system reveals how ruling parties engineer mass detention of civilians without trial. While the horrors of Nazi extermination camps remain unique in history, the first several years of German concentration camps parallel how governments in other places and times have adopted mass detention for similar political purposes. What gives rise to camps, why has their use expanded exponentially in the last decade, and what strategies have been successful in opposing them? Learn More Here
On Wednesdays at 11:00 AM, the digital Holocaust Speaker Series features speakers presenting stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
Register Here for all of the September Speaker Series presentations.
September 23: Joel Nahari, son of survivors
September 30: Mark Heiman, son of survivors
The Holocaust Speaker Series is sponsored by Margaret and Michael Valentine.
Keep up to date on HHC’s latest News & Notes, HHC’s blog! New posts will be available periodically. You can also follow HHC on Medium to see our latest content. Watch compelling videos, including highlights from past digital offerings, on HHC’s Vimeo page.
In this unique time, take the VIA Character Strengths survey to determine what your top character strengths are and how you can leverage them to address challenges and make a difference. CLICK HERE to take the survey.
Digital Engagement Guide
Are you an educator or parent looking for substantive digital content? HHC’s Digital Engagement Guide is designed to help you navigate and make the most of HHC’s digital offerings. Click Here to view the guide.
Digital Echoing Voices
Students unpack the story of a local eyewitness, creating a human connection with the past. Digital files include video testimony, photos and links to the historic events and places the survivor experienced. Suggested activities are also included to assist educators in integrating Echoing Voices into their existing curriculum. Click Here to learn more and request a digital kit.