Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh

Passages to Safety: Untold Stories of Jewish Refugees in Latin America

Tuesday, March 12 @ 6:00 PM EDT
Welker Room, James Laughlin Music Hall
5798 Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232 United States

While Latin America only permitted about 84,000 Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, pockets of hope emerged. Tens of thousands of Spanish and Jewish refugees escaped Nazi-occupied Europe with the help of diplomats like Gilberto Bosques Saldívar of México. Jews were also offered crucial passage away from Nazi persecution by governments in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, […]

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2024 Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Monday, May 6 @ 7:00 PM EDT
Eddy Theater – Chatham University
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Annual program commemorating the victims of the Shoah, and honoring survivors and their families, with readings, music, and candle lightings. This program will be in-person, as well as live-streamed. RSVP for in-person attendance here. RSVP for virtual attendance here. A link to the livestream will be provided to registrants closer to the event. A recording of the program in its entirety […]

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Irena’s Vow Film Screening

Sunday, December 10, 2023 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
McConomy Auditorium, CMU Campus
Jared L. Cohon University Center, 5032 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

Classrooms Without Borders presents the Pittsburgh-area premiere of the feature film Irena’s Vow, based on the true story of Polish nurse Irena Gut Opdyke whose courage helped save Jewish lives in Nazi-occupied Poland. The event is in partnership with the Collaboratory Against Hate, the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, and CMU’s International Film Festival. The screening […]

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Holocaust Center Speaker Series: Oscar Singer & Lee Fischbach

Monday, September 18, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
Chatham University
Welker Room, Laughlin Music Hall, 0 Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Talk given by Holocaust survivor Oscar Singer and his daughter, Lee Fischbach.

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Kristallnacht Commemoration Program

Thursday, November 9, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - Friday, November 10, 2023 @ 8:00 PM EST
Eddy Theater – Chatham University
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

A Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Albert Farhy The first of our “Elizabeth Sylvian Memorial Lectures,” which address issues related to the Holocaust, including lessons still to be learned and implications for the 21st century. This program also marks the 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the “night of broken glass,” the organized pogrom against Jews in Nazi […]

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Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Board Meeting

Thursday, June 1, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EDT

This is the quarterly HCP Advisory Board meeting

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Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Board Meeting

Thursday, March 9, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM EST

This is the quarterly meeting for HCP Advisory Board.

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