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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 […]

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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 Wilkins: 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 Wilkins: 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 Wilkins: “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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Empowering Tomorrow: South Allegheny Students Unveil Civil Rights History in MLK Day Assembly with Laura Thompson, CWB Alumni and Teacher Extrodonaire

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, January 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Empowering Tomorrow: South Allegheny Students Unveil Civil Rights History in MLK Day Assembly with Laura Thompson, CWB Alumni and Teacher Extrodonaire

Charting a course through the pages of civil rights history, South Allegheny students recently gathered in a powerful assembly that transcended generations. Led by the dynamic Laura Thompson, CWB Master […]

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Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide Featuring Nicole Fox: The Resilience of Female Survivors in the Aftermath of Genocide: Memorialization and Centering Women’s Experiences in Contemporary Rwanda with Tali Nates

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, January 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide Featuring Nicole Fox: The Resilience of Female Survivors in the Aftermath of Genocide: Memorialization and Centering Women’s Experiences in Contemporary Rwanda with Tali Nates

In the midst of uncertainty and shadows, our series on resistance stands as a beacon of hope. Over the course of our 8-part series, we aim to shed light on […]

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Book Talk: The People on the Beach

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, December 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Book Talk: The People on the Beach

Book Talk: The People on the Beach A vivid history tracing Holocaust survivors who risked everything again for a new life in Palestine.   ABOUT THE BOOK: THE PEOPLE ON THE BEACH On […]

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CWB Holocaust Remembrance Day: 2024 Community Wide Teach In January 26th 2024

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, December 19, 2023 / Comments Off on CWB Holocaust Remembrance Day: 2024 Community Wide Teach In January 26th 2024

2024 Holocaust Remembrance and Education Recognizing the Extraordinary Courage of Victims and Survivors of the Holocaust Flowering meadow with butterflies – a painting by Dorit Weiserová, a young girl imprisoned in the Terezín (Theresienstadt) […]

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The Association of Jewish Libraries offers the Love Your Neighbor series of book lists, Book List #9: Hanukkah

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, December 11, 2023 / Comments Off on The Association of Jewish Libraries offers the Love Your Neighbor series of book lists, Book List #9: Hanukkah

Book List #9: Hanukkah   In response to rising antisemitism in the United States and around the world, the Association of Jewish Libraries offers the Love Your Neighbor series of […]

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Memory A Holocaust Survivors Story: Howard Chandler

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, December 5, 2023 / Comments Off on Memory A Holocaust Survivors Story: Howard Chandler

Memory A Holocaust Survivors Story: Howard Chandler In celebration of Howard Chandler’s Remarkable Life and Legacy 95 and Thriving: Join us in celebrating the incredible life of Howard Chandler, a […]

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