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Post Film Discussion The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, November 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Post Film Discussion The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur

Post Film Discussion The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur A frightened look of a woman, from a rare self-portrait […]

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November 20, 2022 Children’s Village Open House Meeting

By Rebecca / Thursday, August 25, 2022 / Comments Off on November 20, 2022 Children’s Village Open House Meeting

Join us to learn more about our 2023 Children’s Village Teen Service Program Until then, visit our webpage to learn more: https://cwbpgh.org/seminar/2023-childrens-village-volunteer-to-make-an-impact/

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Keeping Up With Kindness

By Rebecca / Wednesday, August 24, 2022 / Comments Off on Keeping Up With Kindness

Keeping Up With Kindness brings exemplary teen role models to K-5th grade classrooms. These teen volunteers teach and engage children in mindful group discussions focused on the importance of being […]

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Keeping Up With Kindness Interest Night and Returning Volunteers Hang

By Rebecca / Friday, August 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Keeping Up With Kindness Interest Night and Returning Volunteers Hang

Join us on zoom to learn about Classrooms Without Borders’ Keeping Up With Kindness program and how you can get involved! This event is for high school students only. In […]

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Ghetto Wall- Warsaw by Starlo Galetta

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Ghetto Wall- Warsaw by Starlo Galetta

I learned her hopes and dreams and it seemed I knew her.

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Reflection by Teresa McCombs

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflection by Teresa McCombs

“And now a prayer—or rather, a piece of advice: let there be comradeship among you.  We are all brothers, and we are all suffering the same fate.  The same smoke floats over all or heads.  Help one another.  It is the only way to survive.”  – Elie Wiesel, Night

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Reflection by Michael Shaughnessy

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Reflection by Michael Shaughnessy

a stark reminder of the 4 million refugees in Poland right now and the importance of making connections to the past to inform our knowledge of the present.

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A Short Reflection by Michelle Szydlowski 

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on A Short Reflection by Michelle Szydlowski 

A strikingly beautiful doe raced across the field where jagged trenches, now covered in grass, marked the site where thousands of human lives were stolen.

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Hidden History: by Michelle Szydlowski

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, July 3, 2022 / Comments Off on Hidden History: by Michelle Szydlowski

Perhaps living in an area with such a heavy history requires local inhabitants to compartmentalize the past to function in the present.

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Poland Seminar Day 1- June 26 By Michele Russo

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 27, 2022 / Comments Off on Poland Seminar Day 1- June 26 By Michele Russo

The power of their writing is a witness to what happened and was also used in actual trials as evidence of Nazi war crimes.

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