In the lectures, scholars discuss primary sources that illuminate topics using photographs, propaganda, diaries, short films, and artwork drawn from the Museum’s vast collection and other sources.
If you’ve ever wondered how the events of World War II and the Holocaust began, this program will help answer those questions and demonstrate the need for all of us to be vigilant in the face of hatred today.
If you are a bystander and witness a crime, should intervention to prevent that crime be a legal obligation? Or is moral responsibility enough?
Jewish resistance during the Holocaust took many forms: spiritual resistance in the face of persecution, shared resources in a time of great deprivation, and partisan efforts like those of the Bielski Brothers, who formed the largest partisan detachment in Nazi-occupied Europe.
Using stirring music, powerful images and suspenseful storytelling, Dr. Jud Newborn will recount how two former fanatical Hitler Youth leaders transformed into the greatest heroes of the German anti-Nazi resistance.
Join Dr. Eileen Angelini to learn about the detailed planning behind the round-up and how France has since dealt with the pain and shame of this traumatic event.
Watch the film “Eva: A-7063” and engage in a post-film discussion with Dr. Michael Berenbaum, who was featured in the film, and Ted Green, the film’s director.
Is the Rule of Law Still Important? Lessons from Nuremberg with Ben Ferencz.
Join author and filmmaker Heather Dune Macadam for a preview of the upcoming documentary, based on the book, 999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz.
“My Underground Mother” is a story of female resistance, resilience, and an intergenerational reclaiming of silenced women’s Holocaust narrative.
In the 1930’s, the British government adopted a policy known as appeasement, acceding to Hitler’s territorial demands.
In 1948, a group of World War II pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence.
Dr. Feng Shan Ho was a Chinese diplomat stationed in Vienna during the time of Kristallnacht. Thanks to him, thousands of Jewish refugees were able to escape to Shanghai, where they found a safe haven.
David Matlow, who many of you may recall, presented “Theodor Herzl: Coming Home, Staying Home” has recently put his book “Collecting the Dream” up on Kindle from August 29-31 and will be available for free download.
Join some of California’s most respected community leaders for a discussion on how we can work together to overcome our common challenges.
“Chasing Portraits” is Elizabeth Rynecki’s memoir of her emotional quest to find the lost art of her talented Polish-Jewish great-grandfather, Moshe Rynecki (1881-1943), whose body of work reached close to eight hundred paintings and sculptures before his life came to a tragic end in the Holocaust.
Nazi Olympics: Black and Jewish Athletes Defy the “Master Race”
Deputy Consul General of Israel in Miami, Kasa Bainesay-Harbor and three of our Survivors, Magda Bader, Norman Frajman and Judy Rodan discuss “From Darkness to Light: From the Holocaust to Israel”.
Memory Forward: How the 3rd Generation Tells the Stories of the Holocaust.
Humor helped some people cope with the atrocious conditions in ghettos and concentration camps as they suffered under Nazi brutality.
This program will explore the history and psychology of hidden children and their rescuers during the Holocaust. Speakers will include renowned Jewish advocate Abraham H. Foxman, psychologist Dr. Noémi Perelman Mattis and Holocaust educator Ruth Kapp Hartz.
As the Holocaust Documentation & Education Center continues to feature a variety of online programs, we are delighted to add these “three powerful films” from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for you to view.
Emmy Award-winning writer, producer, and author Yvette Manessis Corporon scours the globe to track down the Jewish family that her Greek Orthodox grandmother saved from the Holocaust in 1944.
When Pennsylvanian teen Jane Bomberger and American exchange student Robert Harlan learned about Nazi persecution of Jews, they wanted to take action.
Prof. Jan Grabowski will give a talk on “Holocaust Distortion and the Battle for Memory and Commemoration: The Case of Poland”.
As the Nazis began to coordinate and crystallize their racist program in the early 1930s, they looked for legal precedence that could help shape their own work within the German legal system.
Art and the Holocaust will present a sampling of artwork and propaganda done during World War II in the U.S. and Nazi Germany, and work done by a Child Survivor of the Holocaust after the war.
Learn about life in the Warsaw Ghetto and the tragic events of the summer of 1942.
Dr. Michael Berenbaum is the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, Los Angeles, California, and a Professor of Jewish Studies at the American Jewish University.
History Channel Film “Diplomats of the Damned” shows the bravery of foreign service diplomats: Carl Lutz, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Hiram Bingham and George Ferdinand Duckwitz.