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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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Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide Dr. Khatchig Mouradian: Resisting the Armenian Genocide: Lessons in Resilience from a Clandestine Network of Humanitarians

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, January 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Lessons in Resilience from the Holocaust and Genocide Dr. Khatchig Mouradian: Resisting the Armenian Genocide: Lessons in Resilience from a Clandestine Network of Humanitarians

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. Khatchig Mouradian: Resisting […]

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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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Holocaust Memorial Day 2024 Theme vision Fragility of Freedom from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, November 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Holocaust Memorial Day 2024 Theme vision Fragility of Freedom from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust

HMD 2024 THEME Fragility of Freedom is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2024.

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Empowering Tomorrow: Educators Unite, Bridging the Past to Shape a Compassionate Future.

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, November 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Empowering Tomorrow: Educators Unite, Bridging the Past to Shape a Compassionate Future.

CWB Poland Personally Reunion 2023 features a panel discussion of participants. READ about it HERE

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Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, November 7, 2023 / Comments Off on Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur

Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur Each update will be dynamic in nature, and our CWB Scholar will provide insightful analysis into this complex war as it unfolds. Avi Ben-Hur Scholar […]

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