Human Rights Violations

Antisemitism Resource Collection: Facing History and Ourselves

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, May 14, 2024 / Comments Off on Antisemitism Resource Collection: Facing History and Ourselves

Combating Antisemitism in the Twenty-First Century Antisemitism is anti-Jewish prejudice, discrimination, hatred, hostility, violence, or oppression. (See our antisemitism explainer for a more detailed explanation of what antisemitism is and how it […]

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Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide with Wolf Gruner: Resisters. How Ordinary Jews fought Persecution in Hitler’s Germany

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, May 8, 2024 / Comments Off on Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide with Wolf Gruner: Resisters. How Ordinary Jews fought Persecution in Hitler’s Germany

Join us on this transformative journey; let this series serve as your source of empowerment, inspiring our community to find their own light within the encompassing shadows. Wolf Gruner: Resisters. […]

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Jewish Ameican Heritage Month

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, April 17, 2024 / Comments Off on Jewish Ameican Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) every May honors the rich contributions and unique stories of Jewish Americans. It showcases the deep connections between Jewish communities and the diverse tapestry of […]

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GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 1, 2024 / Comments Off on GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH

GENOCIDE AWARENESS MONTH Commemorating the victims of genocide around the world We Remember APRIL 7 Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda APRIL 17 Anniversary of the Fall of […]

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The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series Presents: The Holocaust and October 7: Entangled Memory?

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, April 1, 2024 / Comments Off on The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series Presents: The Holocaust and October 7: Entangled Memory?

The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series Presents: The Holocaust and October 7: Entangled Memory? Guest Speakers: Prof. Havi Dreifuss Holocaust Studies and Commemoration Amidst Ongoing October 7th: Challenges and […]

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Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide Featuring Johana Sliwa: An Unlikely Rescue: A Jewish Woman Who Helped Thousands of Poles during the Holocaust

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, March 18, 2024 / Comments Off on Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide Featuring Johana Sliwa: An Unlikely Rescue: A Jewish Woman Who Helped Thousands of Poles during the Holocaust

Join us on this transformative journey; let this series serve as your source of empowerment, inspiring our community to find their own light within the encompassing shadows. Johana Sliwa: An […]

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Unlocking Insights: Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum Delivers Perspectives on Communal Responsibilities Post-Oct. 7 Ahead of Pittsburgh Appearance

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, February 29, 2024 / Comments Off on Unlocking Insights: Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum Delivers Perspectives on Communal Responsibilities Post-Oct. 7 Ahead of Pittsburgh Appearance

Tsipy Gur, founder and executive director of Classrooms Without Borders, said Berenbaum’s expertise will enable scores of educators to coalesce and consider new reactions to an age-old plight. FIND OUT MORE […]

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When the Siren Cries: Yom Hazikaron Commemoration with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, February 26, 2024 / Comments Off on When the Siren Cries: Yom Hazikaron Commemoration with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

When the Siren Cries This year on Israel’s Memorial Day, the siren will sound through Israel as it does every year; but this year its ring will be much more […]

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Spring is Near, a heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit of Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, January 31, 2024 / Comments Off on Spring is Near, a heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit of Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler

Join us for an unforgettable event, “Spring is Near,” a heartfelt tribute to the indomitable spirit of Holocaust survivor Howard Chandler. This special occasion promises an evening of remembrance, reflection, […]

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Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 23, 2024 / Comments Off on Classrooms Without Borders’ Avi Ben-Hur on the aftermath of Oct. 7

SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE GIVES UPDATE FROM THE GROUND: Read the story HERE Avi will be in the Greater Pittsburgh Area February 4th through the 14th 2024

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