Resiliency

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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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 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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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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Post Film Discussion: Resistance: They Fought Back Featuring: Paula S. Apsell – Executive Producer, Co-Director in Conversation with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, January 3, 2024 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion: Resistance: They Fought Back Featuring: Paula S. Apsell – Executive Producer, Co-Director in Conversation with Dr. Michael Berenbaum

As we commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day, CWB is honored to present the NEW documentary ‘Resistance: They Fought Back.’ Join us for this event as we unveil tales of resilience […]

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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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“One person can make a difference” with Jeannie Smith

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, December 12, 2023 / Comments Off on “One person can make a difference” with Jeannie Smith

“One person can make a difference” with Jeannie Smith: A follow up to the CWB December 10 Pittsburgh premier of Irena’s Vow   “I did not ask myself, ‘Should I […]

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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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