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April 2021

Justice and Injustice in America

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Justice and Injustice in America Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 6:00 PM | Zoom NKU Professors Danielle McDonald and David Singleton will discuss how people experience sentencing, incarceration, and re-entry differently based on their race, ethnicity, class, and gender along with what is being done to address these inequities. Speaker Bios Dr. Danielle McDonald has been teaching criminal justice at Northern Kentucky University since 2008. Her courses examine how people experience the criminal justice system differently based upon their race,…

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Holocaust Speaker Series: Al Miller and Steve Coppel

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Join us on Wednesday, April 21 at 11:00 am via Zoom with Al Miller and Steve Coppel. Dr. Al Miller was born in Berlin, Germany in 1922. He remembers many of his childhood friends joining the Hitler Youth and wearing their uniforms with pride and cutting him out of their lives for being…

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A Prisoner’s Voice: Poetry of Psychological Resistance

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A Prisoner’s Voice: Poetry of Psychological Resistance Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 12:00 pm EST | Zoom Farewell, Auschwitz provides a glimpse into prisoner life in one of the darkest chapters of human history, and brings to life the power of music and poetry to bring light to despair. Krystyna Zywulska was a Polish political prisoner at the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland from 1943 to her escape in 1945. While imprisoned, Zywulska wrote lyrics and set them to familiar…

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The Al and Jane Miller Fund Launch Celebration

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Al and Jane Miller Fund Launch Celebration Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 7:00 PM | Zoom Join us on Thursday, April 22nd for the launch of the Al and Jane Miller Fund, a new fund to support educational partnerships with students and educators in the Hamilton, OH area. Together, we will honor Al and Jane Miller, celebrate their impact in the community, and introduce this exciting new initiative that will engage future generations in carrying forward the stories and…

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The Righteous: A Play Reading & Discussion

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Righteous: A Play Reading & Discussion Tuesday, April 27, 2021 | 7:30 pm ET (6:30 pm CDT) | Zoom What would you do if you learned that your country was enacting a plan to annihilate an entire people? That is the gut-wrenching question faced by Eduard Schulte, a captain of German industry who was familiar with the Nazi High Command. Schulte’s identity was a closely guarded secret and his heroic act to attempt to stop the Holocaust was kept…

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Holocaust Speaker Series: Cheryl Hecht

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Join us on Wednesday, April 28 at 11:00 am via Zoom with Cheryl Hecht.  Cheryl Hecht tells the story of her father, David Hochstein, a Holocaust survivor from Cologne, Germany. Rescued by a Kindertransport, he was taken to London when he was 15. The Kindertransport movement was unique in that people of many…

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Virtual Talk | One Survivor’s Story

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Virtual Talk | One Survivor's Story Friday, April 30, 2021 | 12:00 pm EST | Zoom Discover local experts in Taft Museum of Art's Lunch & Learn series on the last Friday of each month. On April 30th, hear One Survivor's Story in partnership with the Holocaust and Humanity Center. Meet Holocaust survivor Dr. Henry Fenichel.  Henry Fenichel was born in The Netherlands in 1938.  Shortly after the Nazi rise to power, sensing the danger, Henry's parents sent a request…

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May 2021

Liberation75

May 4 - May 9

Liberation75 Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - Sunday, May 9, 2021 | Zoom Liberation75 is a not-for-profit event dedicated to commemorating the 75th anniversary of liberation from the Holocaust. We mark this important anniversary by remembering the victims, honouring the survivors, showcasing the future of Holocaust education and remembrance, reflecting on antisemitism in the world, celebrating the role of the liberators and committing to protecting freedom, diversity, human rights and inclusion.  With more than 200+ Participating Organizations, Liberation75 features the very best…

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Intergenerational Trauma, Memory, and Stories Carried Forward featuring Dr. Marianne Hirsch

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Intergenerational Trauma, Memory, and Stories Carried Forward featuring Dr. Marianne Hirsch Tuesday, May 4, 2021 | 7:00 PM | Zoom How is trauma transmitted across generations and how do descendants of Holocaust survivors and other atrocities remember these events? Join us to hear Dr. Marianne Hirsch speak on intergenerational trauma and memory. Hirsch coined the term “postmemory” to describe how descendants of Holocaust survivors experienced the trauma of their forebears. Using the lenses of visual culture and gender, Hirsch will…

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Holocaust Speaker Series: Roni Berenson

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Join us on Wednesday, May 5 at 11:00 am via Zoom with Roni Berenson. Register Here Generously sponsored by Margaret and Michael Valentine and presented in partnership with the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage.

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