Yom HaShoah 2021

The first major program under the auspices of the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, established in 1980, was a Yom HaShoah commemoration. Throughout its 40 year history, the Center has held the commemoration every year thereafter, making it the cornerstone our yearly programming. In keeping with our 2020-2021 program theme of “40 Years of the Holocaust…

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During this program we will talk about the Holocaust and what it means to have been a “hidden child.” Together we will talk about the PJ Our Way selection “Hidden” by Loic Dauvillier as well as listen to the story of a local “hidden child.” Because of the subject, this program is only for children…

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Join us for a special virtual event! A two-part conversation on combatting antisemitism, racial justice and moving forward in unity with NFL offensive lineman Zach Banner, MLB first baseman Josh Bell and WNBA champion Alysha Clark. In the summer of 2020, Zach Banner, offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, made headlines with a viral Twitter…

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The ongoing “Conversations” series features community members having a dialogue with Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh director Dr. Lauren Apter Bairnsfather. About Kevin Mosley: Kevin Mosley is a writer/ public speaker/consultant on Race, Black History, Policing, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in America. His 20 years of experience as a member of the Pennsylvania State Police…

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The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is proud to present the latest installment in the Generations Speaker Series: Alison Brown Karabin. Alison will share the story of her grandmother, Elizabeth Brown (z”l), a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who endured Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Volary death march. About Alison: Alison Karabin was born Alison Serena Brown to Peter and Stephanie…

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Irrepressible Woman

In commemoration of the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is partnering with Film Pittsburgh to offer this program. Join us as we come together for a program about the French film “An Irrepressible Woman”, and the larger themes of the Holocaust in France. Speakers will include: Kathryn Spitz Cohan, who will…

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Our ongoing “Conversations” series features community members having a dialogue with Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh director Dr. Lauren Apter Bairnsfather. About Julie Mallis: Julie Mallis is the City Director of social justice based service organization, Repair The World Pittsburgh. They have been organizing youth programs and creative endeavors for the past 12 years in Pittsburgh. Mallis…

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