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Christina Sahovey

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October 2019

“Lest We Forget” Luigi Toscano Exhibit Opening

Thursday, October 17 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Cathedral of Learning Lawn, 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260 United States
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Join us for the opening of Luigi Toscano’s latest iteration of Lest We Forget. This internationally renowned exhibit that has travelled from Berlin to New York City is coming to the University of Pittsburgh campus October 2019. Lest We Forget is a series of outdoor exhibitions that present large-scale portraits of Holocaust survivors that directly confront passers-by, forcing viewers to confront the past, both to ensure that history will never repeat itself, and to raise awareness of the hatred and…

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USC Shoah Foundation IWitness Teacher Training, presented by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh

Friday, October 25 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, 826 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Free

No-cost Teacher Training, with Act 48 Credit available. After the training, teachers will be to... Learn to use testimony to address challenging social climate issues such as contemporary antisemitism and the rise in hate crimes Learn how IWitness provides students a unique primary source that connects learners with contextualized first-person views of history through multimedia activities Learn effective strategies to teach with IWitness, an educational website that offers students over 3,000 full life testimonies of survivors and witnesses to genocides

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November 2019

2019 Kristallnacht Commemoration: Etty

Saturday, November 9 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Carnegie Library Lecture Hall, 4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Annual Kristallnacht Program. Etty is a touring one-woman play based on the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum, adapted and performed by Susan Stein.

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Chutz-Pow! Volume IV Launch Party in the South Hills

Tuesday, November 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
JCC South Hills, 345 Kane Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15243 United States
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Release party for Volume 4 of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh's popular "Chutz-Pow! Superheroes of the Holocaust" comic book series. Party is in collaboration with South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh.

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December 2019

Holocaust Center Donor Event

Monday, December 2 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, 826 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Donor event with Clarion Quartet.

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Holocaust Center Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, December 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, 826 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Holocaust Center Advisory Board Meeting #2.

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January 2020

Holocaust Center Generations Speakers Series: South Hills

Thursday, January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Mt. Lebanon Public Library, 16 Castle Shannon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15228 United States
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Next in the Holocaust Center's successful series of Generations talks -- this time we're taking it on the road to the South Hills!

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration: Film Screening & Discussion

Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Regent Square Theatre, 1035 S Braddock Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15228 United States
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Annual film screening and discussion -- film TBD.

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March 2020

Holocaust Center Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, 826 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Holocaust Center Advisory Board Meeting #3 for 2019-2020 FY.

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Teaching the Holocaust Through Theater

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Allegheny Intermediate Unit, 475 E Waterfront Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15120
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$25 – $40

Held in partnership with Prime Stage Theater twice a year. Trainings will complement Prime Stage’s 2019-2020 season and will include content about the Holocaust, connecting with plays The Scarlet Letter, The Outsiders, and Mockingbird. Act 48 credit available.

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Holocaust Center Program w/ Author Helen Epstein

Thursday, March 19, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Public program with author Helen Epstein, as she promotes her new book "FRANCI'S WAR".

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April 2020

Holocaust Center – Together We Remember

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Community-wide event "Together We Remember"

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Holocaust Center Together We Remember + 2020 Virtual Seminar

Monday, April 6, 2020 @ 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Annual Virtual Seminar for educators and classrooms, this year possibly tied in with Together We Remember program.

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Holocaust Center Virtual Seminar 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, 826 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Virtual Seminar for educators and students; link and more details to follow.

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Yom HaShoah Commemoration 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, 4141 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Annual Yom HaShoah Commemoration, marking the 75th anniversary of liberation and the end of World War II.

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Waldman International Arts & Writing Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Community Day School, 6424 Forward Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Free

Annual Arts & Writing Awards ceremony and reception for winners from Israel and the Pittsburgh area.

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June 2020

Holocaust Center Advisory Board Meeting

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, 826 Hazelwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States
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Final meeting of 2019-2020 FY.

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November 2020

Kristallnacht Commemoration Program (Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh)

Monday, November 9, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Free

Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration -- more details TBD

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April 2021

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Thursday, April 8, 2021 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Annual community-wide Yom HaShoah program, by the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh.

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