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We Begin Our 2024 Marching Down Freedom’s Road: A Journey of Education and Empowerment

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, June 16, 2024 / Comments Off on We Begin Our 2024 Marching Down Freedom’s Road: A Journey of Education and Empowerment

As we stand on the precipice of another transformative journey, hearts brimming with hope and determination, we embark on a Civil Rights Study Seminar. “Marching Down Freedom’s Road” isn’t just […]

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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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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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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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Say It Like It Is: Additional Reading

By Kate Lukaszewicz / Monday, February 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Say It Like It Is: Additional Reading

Say It Like It Is_ Additional Reading

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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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Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide with Carl Wilkens: Rwanda’s community approach to rebuilding trust: restorative strategies for healing relationships.

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, January 16, 2024 / Comments Off on Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide with Carl Wilkens: Rwanda’s community approach to rebuilding trust: restorative strategies for healing relationships.

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. Carl Wilkens: “Rwanda’s […]

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Post Film Discussion Children of Peace with Maayan Schwartz Writer/Director and CWB Scholar Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, January 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion Children of Peace with Maayan Schwartz Writer/Director and CWB Scholar Avi Ben-Hur

About the Film: For more than a century, a persistent conflict has unfolded between Arabs and Jews. In an extraordinary departure from the norm, a collective of visionaries chose to […]

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