In the early 1990s, renowned Holocaust testimony expert Lawrence Langer conducted over 80 hours of interviews with Holocaust survivors residing in Brookline, Masachusetts. 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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Our ongoing “Conversations” series features community members having a dialogue with Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh director Dr. Lauren Apter Bairnsfather. This summer’s conversations will center around the theme of “The Power of the Individual”. For this Conversation, Lauren will discuss various topics with Betty Cruz, the CEO and President of the World Affairs Council of…

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2018 Holocaust Educator of the Year Nick Haberman will lead this training around creating an emotionally honest classroom. Educators will discuss best practices for developing a safe space to talk about Holocaust history and the connections to the difficult and necessary topics that 2020 has introduced into the conversation. Teachers will brainstorm ways to use…

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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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Our ongoing “Conversations” series features community members having a dialogue with Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh director Dr. Lauren Apter Bairnsfather. This summer’s conversations will center around the theme of “The Power of the Individual”. About Marcel Walker: Marcel Lamont (M.L.) Walker is an award-winning graphic-prose creator and expert in social applications for comic-book art. In 2017,…

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Learn to engage and inspire students by teaching about the 30,000 Jews who fought back against the Nazis and their collaborators as Jewish partisans. During this unit, Teaching with the Motion Picture Defiance, teachers will learn to use the film Defiance starring Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber, to explore History, Leadership, Ethics, and Values.

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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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