Jewish History

Sunday Salon Series – Hamilton: Myth, Musical, Mensch… the Inspiring and Little-Known Story of His Jewish Roots

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, November 30, 2022 / Comments Off on Sunday Salon Series – Hamilton: Myth, Musical, Mensch… the Inspiring and Little-Known Story of His Jewish Roots

Hamilton: Man, Myth, Musical, Mensch… The Inspiring and Little-Known Story of His Jewish Roots   Dr. Robert P. Watson in Conversation with Dr. Miriam Klein Kassenoff Be sure and register […]

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Post Film Discussion The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, November 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur

Post Film Discussion The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur A frightened look of a woman, from a rare self-portrait […]

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The U.S. and the Holocaust

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, November 1, 2022 / Comments Off on The U.S. and the Holocaust

About the Film The U.S. and the Holocaust is a three-part, six hour series that examines America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century. Americans […]

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Of Maccabees and Miracles -with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, October 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Of Maccabees and Miracles -with Rabbi Jonty Blackman

Of Maccabees and Miracles – Exploring some of the lesser known stories behind the Chanukah traditions.   Join CWB and Rabbi Jonty Blackman as we light the lights of our […]

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November 16, 2022 Germany Close Up Open House and Happy Hour

By Rebecca / Tuesday, October 25, 2022 / Comments Off on November 16, 2022 Germany Close Up Open House and Happy Hour

Get a first-hand look at the CWB Germany Close Up Seminar! Join Classrooms Without Borders at our Open House for Germany Close Up 2023 at The Forge in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville […]

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Let the World Read and Know": The Oneg Shabbat Archives

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, October 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Let the World Read and Know": The Oneg Shabbat Archives

The Ghetto Fighters’ House invites you to a new three part series marking the 75th Anniversary of the Jewish Historical Institute   The Oneg Shabbat Archives and Beyond: Documenting and […]

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Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, October 20, 2022 / Comments Off on Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment

Kristallnacht: A Teachable Moment Echoes and Reflection’s webinars are designed to increase participants’ knowledge of Holocaust history, explore and access classroom-ready content, and support instructional practice to promote student learning […]

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“The United States and World Fascism: Human Rights from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond”

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, October 12, 2022 / Comments Off on “The United States and World Fascism: Human Rights from the Spanish Civil War to Nuremberg and Beyond”

The following workshop is open to CMU faculty, students and community members. THIS IS AN IN PERSON EVENT! Carnegie Mellon University Hamerschlag Hall, Hamerschlag Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 ROOM #B131 […]

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FIGHTING BACK: COMMEMORATING THE JEWISH UPRISINGS AT SOBIBOR AND AUSCHWITZ

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, September 29, 2022 / Comments Off on FIGHTING BACK: COMMEMORATING THE JEWISH UPRISINGS AT SOBIBOR AND AUSCHWITZ

The month of October marks the anniversaries of the uprisings that Jewish prisoners carried out at two Nazi death camps. In commemoration of these stunning acts of bravery, we will […]

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Three Minutes in Pittsburgh

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, September 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Three Minutes in Pittsburgh

Three Minutes – A Lengthening (Directed by Bianca Stigter), a new, award-winning, high-profile documentary about the Holocaust, is opening at The Manor Theater: Pittsburgh PA starting Friday, September 2nd and […]

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