Resiliency

Books Matter™ Children’s & Young Adult Literature

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, June 6, 2024 / Comments Off on Books Matter™ Children’s & Young Adult Literature

To add to your summer reading list: ADL’s online bibliography of recommended children’s and young adult books about bias, bullying, diversity and social justice.

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Preview of the 2024 Poland Personally Study Seminar

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, June 2, 2024 / Comments Off on Preview of the 2024 Poland Personally Study Seminar

Embark on an unforgettable journey with us as we explore the rich tapestry of Poland’s history and the enduring legacy of its Jewish community. From June 30 to July 8, […]

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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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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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The 2024 National Women’s History Theme “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, February 26, 2024 / Comments Off on The 2024 National Women’s History Theme “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion”

2024 brings a unique focus to the forefront of National Women’s History Month with its theme: “Women Who Advocate for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion” This theme embarks on a journey […]

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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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Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, February 6, 2024 / Comments Off on Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives

After years of marginalization, exoticization, and misrepresentation, Mizrahi musicians are reclaiming their musical roots.  Mizrahi Music, Feminist Perspectives explores the histories and current revival of the diverse musical styles of […]

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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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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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