In the early 1990s, renowned Holocaust testimony expert Lawrence Langer conducted over 80 hours of interviews with Holocaust survivors residing in Brookline, MA. For over 20 years, they sat in a metal closet, waiting to be edited and produced into something usable for education purposes. Finally, in 2016, experienced producer R. Harvey Bravman was tasked…

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She was born in Bruchsal, Germany. He was born in Vienna, Austria. As hidden children, their paths crossed briefly in a French orphanage. This is just a part of their story, separately and together: surviving the Holocaust, fighting Nazis in the French Resistance, and making a new life in America. This is the true story…

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Never Again

We regret to inform you that, due to health concerns about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, we have canceled this event. Although every organization will make its own decisions about the safety of upcoming events, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is acting with an abundance of caution in cancelling, postponing, or adapting all of…

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Join the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh as we formally launch our fourth volume in our wildly popular graphic novel series “Chutz-Pow!” This newest volume will focus on women’s stories during the Holocaust. In addition, come see the opening of our original exhibit “Chutz-Pow! The Art of Resistance” featuring artwork from Chutz-Pow! Volumes 1-3 (on display…

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Program is free and open to the public! For Kristallnacht 2019, the Holocaust Center is pleased to present the one-woman, one-act play “Etty” by Susan Stein. “Etty” is based off of the diaries and writings of Etty Hillesum, a young Jewish woman living in Amsterdam in 1941. Immediately following the performance will be a talk-back…

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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…

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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…

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Registration is now closed. Walk-in attendees cannot be accommodated. Join the Holocaust Center and partner Adat Shalom for another installment of our wildly popular Generations Speakers Series! Chana Brody will present her parents’ stories of survival in the former Czechoslovakia during the Holocaust. Light refreshments will be served; talk will also be live-streamed. NOTE: due…

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A news story came out in the JTA (Jewish Telegraphic Association) entitled, “Obama Administration Earmarks $12 Million for Holocaust Survivors”.  The article goes on to say, “The allocation from the Department of Health and Human Services to the Jewish Federations of North America, to be disbursed over five years…” I invite you to click here to read the…

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