The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center is delighted to share the following series “Herzl Explained” with David Matlow, friend of the HDEC, who is in possession of the world’s largest private collection of Theodor Herzl memorabilia.
At the age of 27, in his first turn as prosecutor, Benjamin Ferencz led what was then called “the biggest murder trial in history.”
In June 1940, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, the Portuguese Consul-General in Bordeaux, France, issued life-saving visas to thousands of Holocaust refugees in defiance of his government’s direct orders – an action for which he paid a heavy personal price.
Jewish Life Through the 20th Century and the evolving meaning of Israel with Holocaust Survivor, Judy Rodan.
As the Holocaust Documentation & Education Center continues to feature and offer a wide variety of topics on the Holocaust, today we are adding...
Staten Island’s P.S. 22 Choir singing the Holocaust Poem “Who Am I?”
Did you know that there were Jewish refugees in Iowa during World War II? Tune in to learn about this fascinating and untold story.
Honor Holocaust Education Week by joining students across Florida for this special event. Students and educators will experience a 45-minute livestreamed event including a theatrical performance and concert based on the best-selling book The Children of Willesden Lane.
All the Horrors of War, tells the remarkable stories of Rachel Genuth, a poor Jewish teenager from the Hungarian provinces, and Hugh Llewelyn Glyn Hughes, a high-ranking military doctor in the British Second Army.
In 2018, Yoni discovered testimony his grandfather, Zygmunt (Ziggy) Litowk, a Holocaust Survivor, had provided to the Shoah Foundation.
Join Academy Award®-Nominated actor Jesse Eisenberg, and director/screenwriter Jonathan Jakubowicz in an intimate conversation about the new film, Resistance.
This talk will examine the ways in which fighting anti-Semitism and the quest for racial justice intersect.
Teacher Resources for Florida Holocaust Education Week Nov. 9 – 13, 2020 Commemorating Kristallnacht
The Florida Department of Education is commemorating November 9 – 13, 2020, as Holocaust Education Week for all Florida students, with November 9th and 10th marking the 82nd Anniversary of Kristallnacht.
Polish-born artist Arthur Szyk was alarmed by the Nazi threat and used his pen and paper to call public attention to the persecution of Europe’s Jews.
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.