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April 2017

Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 23 @ 3:00 pm
Temple Israel, 2215 Mahan Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32308 United States
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Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day We will meet April 23, 2017 at Temple Israel, 2215 Mahan Dr. Guest Speaker: Holly Mandelkern, Author Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Poetry - features Holly's narrative poetry about real people from the Holocaust whom she has known personally or whose stories she has taught. Melding historical detail and keen insights with the grace of poetry, she brings to life a wide variety of individuals struggling against the horrors of the Holocaust. Click Here to…

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The Moon is Down – Free Showing @ All Saints

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saint’s Theatre, 918 Railroad Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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In 2017, HERC begins its third movie series asking the question, “What did Americans know about the racism and horrors of the NAZI threat before and during WWII?” We’ll continue to explore what has become quite obvious to our filmgoers – that what Americans knew about the discriminatory policies of the Nazis, the denial of free speech and religion, and the existence of brutal concentration camps inside Germany was quite extensive. Click Here to Download Printable PDF

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June 2017

Holocaust Educators Conference Culture, Film and Literature

June 08 - June 10
FSU Student Life Building, 942 Learning Way
Tallahassee, FL 32304 United States
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Thursday, Friday and Saturday June 8-10, 2017 • 9 am – 3 pm FSU Turnbull Conference Center 555 W Pensacola St, Tallahassee, FL 32304 “Those who teach and encourage the teaching of the Holocaust should be honored and exalted.” – Elie Wiesel Presented by Dr. Mary Johnson Senior Historian at Facing History and Ourselves Register at by May 25, 2017 Breakfast and Lunch provided DOE Commissioner's Task Force on Holocaust Education For more information contact Barbara Goldstein at…

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October 2017

Annual Holocaust Workshop

October 02 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

"Every Person Has A Name" Using Primary and Secondary Sources in Holocaust Education Monday, October 2, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Aquina Howell Building 3955 West Pensacola St. Parking in back of building. Breakfast and lunch provided. Instruction materials will be distributed to each participant for use with their students upon return to the classroom. Understanding of the Holocaust and its Implications for Today Workshop Presenter Sandy Mermelstein is a Senior Educator Specializing in Holocaust Teacher Training at The…

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The HERC Book Club – “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly

October 05 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leon County Public Library – Main Branch, 200 W Park Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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New York socialite and former Broadway actress Caroline Ferriday has her hands full with her post at the French consulate, but her world is forever changed when Hitler’s army invades Poland in September 1939, with its sights set on France. An ocean away from Caroline, Kasia Kuzmerick, a Polish teenager, senses her carefree youth disappearing as she is drawn deeper into her role as courier for the underground resistance movement. For the ambitious young German doctor Herta Oberheuser, an advertisement…

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