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October 2020

Jewish Heritage Around the World series with CWB scholar Avi Ben-Hur

Tuesday, October 27 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until Wednesday, December 23, 2020

This lecture will be offered on Zoom. RSVP to receive the link. Registrants only need to RSVP once to be registered for the entire series. Join CWB scholar Avi Ben-Hur on a fascinating look at Jewish heritage in six different countries across Europe and North Africa. We will dedicate two weekly sessions to each country in this twelve-week series. Read about each of the countries below. Jewish Heritage Around the World: Greece: Greek Jews? Huh? Well, actually yes. One could make…

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Antisemitism: My Generation and Yours

Thursday, October 29 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Film Premiere and Discussion Two years ago, the Jewish world was rocked by the heinous shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. On October 29th, we join together with the Pittsburgh Jewish community on this terrible anniversary to premiere an important new film and discuss the legacy of antisemitism through 3 generations. Remarks by: German Ambassador Michaela Küchler, Chair, International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Maggie Feinstein, Director, Pittsburgh Resiliency Center Marilyn Sinclair, Founder, Liberation75 Marcy Gringlas, Co-founder & President, Seed The Dream Foundation…

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November 2020

“Black Honey, The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzkever” Film Discussion with Film Producer Yair Qedar

Thursday, November 5 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

RSVP to receive a link to the film. The post-film discussion will be offered on Zoom. The link to the film and the Zoom instructions will be sent out approximately one week before the discussion. Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with Rodef Shalom Congregation, is excited to offer the opportunity to watch the film "Black Honey, The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzkever" and engage in a post-film discussion with the film producer, Yair Qedar, and CWB scholar Avi Ben…

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Lecture with David Marwell, author of “Mengele: Unmasking the ‘Angel of Death'”

Sunday, November 8 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This lecture will be offered on Zoom. RSVP to receive to link. Classrooms Without Borders is honored to bring David G. Marwell, author of the book "Mengele: Unmasking the 'Angel of Death,'" to our community of educators and learners. "Mengele" is a gripping biography of the infamous Nazi doctor, from a former Justice Department official tasked with uncovering his fate. Perhaps the most notorious war criminal of all time, Josef Mengele was the embodiment of bloodless efficiency and passionate devotion…

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When the Baron, the King, and the Astronaut Meet

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

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

Take a virtual tour of the coast of Israel with a focus on Caeserea and Zichron Yaakov; and a jump to the Negev Desert too.

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“Prosecuting Evil” Film Discussion with Director Barry Avrich, David Scheffer, Dr. Stephen Smith, Dr. Mary Johnson, and Holocaust scholar Dr. Michael Berenbaum

Thursday, November 19 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

RSVP to receive a link to the film. The post-film discussion will be offered on Zoom. The link to the film will be sent out approximately one week before the discussion. The Zoom discussion link will be sent out 24 hours before the program begins. Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with Liberation75, Rodef Shalom Congregation, and Film Pittsburgh, is excited to offer the opportunity to watch the film "Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz" and engage in a…

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December 2020

“Menachem Begin: Peace and War” Film Discussion with Director Levi Zini

Thursday, December 3 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

RSVP to receive a link to the film. The post-film discussion will be offered on Zoom. The link to the film will be sent out approximately one week before the discussion. The Zoom discussion link will be sent out 24 hours before the program begins. Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with Rodef Shalom Congregation, is excited to offer the opportunity to watch the film "Menachem Begin: Peace and War" and engage in a post-film discussion with the film director, Levi…

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In the Footsteps of the Maccabees

Monday, December 14 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in Israel - virtually!
Monthly tours with guide and scholar, Rabbi Jonty Blackman.

This virtual tour will take us in the footsteps of the Maccabean rebellion from Modi’in to Gush Etzion; through the Judean Lowlands and onto Jerusalem.

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April 2021

CWB 10-year anniversary event

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Hold for CWB 10-year anniversary event

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June 2021

CWB 10-year anniversary celebration

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - Thursday, June 3, 2021

Hold for CWB 10-year anniversary event

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