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November 2020

Trauma, Ethics, and Witness in Women’s Holocaust Diaries: Part 3

November 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. Series held via Zoom every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. between October 28th and November 18th Women's Holocaust diaries, with the exception of Anne Frank, have not become a part of the canon of Holocaust literature. This remote course will examine Renata Lacqueur's unpublished and Hanna Levy-Hass' published diaries from Bergen-Belsen, focusing on their recollections of gender-specific experiences of the Holocaust,…

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Digital Speaker Series: Rosette Teitel

November 11 @ 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, November 11 at 11:00 am via Zoom to hear Rosette Teitel share her story. Rosette Teitel, a Holocaust survivor, was born in France, and hidden by Catholic farmers while her mother was a part of the French Underground. Unaware of her Jewish heritage until she was older, she discusses…

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Global Response to the Holocaust with Irene Shaland: From Europe to Asia

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Zoom In the new Global Response to the Holocaust Series, internationally-published writer and educator Irene Shaland invites you to embark on a journey through the painful past and often controversial present of twelve countries on three continents to understand how and why various nations around the world respond to…

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Creating a Concentration Camp Society: How Governments Push for Mass Detention and How People Resist

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College in partnership with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. 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. Join…

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Cincy Upstander Project: What It Means to Be an Upstander Today

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 | Noon | Zoom The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center invites you to join us for a monthly dialogue about the stories and issues that define our current moment. Join us this month as we launch our new #CincyUpstander Project. Our community is filled with upstanders — individuals who stand up for others and their rights. They fight against injustice and unfairness, and they use their character strengths to inspire action and become…

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Trauma, Ethics, and Witness in Women’s Holocaust Diaries: Part 4

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. Series held via Zoom every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. between October 28th and November 18th Women's Holocaust diaries, with the exception of Anne Frank, have not become a part of the canon of Holocaust literature. This remote course will examine Renata Lacqueur's unpublished and Hanna Levy-Hass' published diaries from Bergen-Belsen, focusing on their recollections of gender-specific experiences of the Holocaust,…

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Digital Speaker Series: Ellen Bottner

November 18 @ 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, November 18 at 11:00 am via Zoom to hear Ellen Bottner share her story. Ellen Bottner, a Holocaust survivor, grew up in Germany under the Third Reich. She describes her experiences on the Kindertransport, life under refuge with a foster family in England, the fate of her extended family…

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Contain and Control: The American Obsession with the Black Body

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center at Queensborough Community College in partnership with the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. Wednesday, November 18, 2020 | 12:00 pm | Zoom An overview of the ways the bodies of Black Americans have been represented in the dominant (white) American culture from slavery to the current moment of mass incarceration and over-policing reveals the tension between an impulse to destroy and the desire to exploit. In American imagery…

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Hornstein Lecture: Shoah Through Muslim Eyes featuring Dr. Mehnaz Afridi

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sunday, November 22, 2020 | 1:00 pm | Zoom Join us for the annual Hornstein Lecture to hear Dr. Mehnaz Afridi discuss her journey as a Muslim studying the Holocaust, her experiences interviewing survivors and how this work is important in bridging Jewish-Muslim relations. Dr. Afridi is an Associate Professor of Religious studies and Director of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education Center at Manhattan College.  She teaches courses on Islam, the Holocaust, Genocide, and issues of gender within Islam. …

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Digital Speaker Series: Joyce Kamen

November 25 @ 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, November 25 at 11:00 am via Zoom to hear Joyce Kamen share her story. Joyce Kamen, a semi-retired creative communications professional, conducted video interviews of nearly 40 of Cincinnati’s Holocaust survivors for the “Project Eternity” series, commissioned in the 1990s by Cincinnati’s Combined Generations of the Holocaust.  Register Here…

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