Echoes & Reflections Workshops: Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy

    Analyzing Propaganda and Teaching Media Literacy: The Holocaust as a Case Study Description Media literacy skills have become essential for young people to successfully navigate and critically assess the ever-increasing amount of information they receive throughout their day - on social media, advertisements, television, and film. Therefore, it is crucial for students to comprehend and identify how media, both historically and in contemporary society, can be used as a tool to incite hate and violence against certain groups. This learning opportunity examines the events of the Holocaust through the lens of media, by examining propaganda deployed by the Nazis to discriminate against Jews and other minorities. Educators will gain the tools to facilitate classroom discussions on the role …

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Tommy Schnurmacher: Makeup Tips from Auschwitz

        Wednesday February 16, 2022    at 5:30 PM MST; 7:30 EST; 4:30 PST Register here: https://tinyurl.com/3jhyk5t4 Make Up Tips from Auschwitz. Join us to listen to the widely-recognized Canadian author, journalist, show-business columnist, broadcaster, Board member -Foundation for Genocide Education….and raconteur extraordinaire, Tommy Schnurmacher, as he offers us a very unique post-Holocaust memoir about how his mother got two infamous Nazis to save her life … and the profound impact her chutzpah had on their unusual and turbulent relationship. Be prepared to laugh, cry, and scratch your head.

Echoes and Reflections: Contemporary Antisemitism

    Spotlight on Contemporary Antisemitism Description Read the news and it is clear: antisemitism is not a relic of the past, but a hatred the world struggles with today. It is important that educators have the resources and tools to feel prepared to talk about contemporary manifestations of antisemitism and hate with students. This learning opportunity explores classroom materials to support effective teaching of contemporary antisemitism, its global reach, and its expression in the form of hate speech, violence, denial, and distortion of the Holocaust. Educators will also explore ways to support students’ commitment and ability to actively respond to and prevent antisemitism and other forms of prejudice in their communities. This program is sponsored by Tucson Jewish Museum …

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Holocaust by Bullets

Hayden Library at ASU 300 E Orange Mall, Tempe, Arizona

The Holocaust by Bullets exhibit will be open at ASU's Hayden Library from February 27 through April 17. *Hayden Library will be closed Sunday March 6.  The exhibition "Holocaust by Bullets 10 Years of Investigation" presents the results of Yahad-In Unum’s research in Eastern Europe. It also underscores the "Holocaust by Bullets" as a precursor and model for mass murder crimes today.  The exhibit showcases the painstaking research uncovering the step-by-step nature of the crimes committed against Jews and Roma by the Nazi killing units.  The exhibition is built around the five steps of the crime identified by Yahad-In Unum researchers based on eyewitness accounts. Docent-Led Exhibit Tours Open to the Public Mondays from 5–7 pm and Sundays from 1–3 pm from …

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The 2022 Holocaust Educator Conference

Keynote speaker will be author and award-winning podcast host, Rachael Cerrotti.  Rachael is the author of a book and podcast of the same name, We Share the Same Sky.  She also cohosts the Memory Generation podcast with oral historian Stephen D. Smith, a project of the USC Shoah Foundation.   Register for Online Event: LINKS.ASU.EDU/BJECONFERENCE

Catching the Body Collector

Join 3GAZ for this Exciting Online Event! Catching the Body Collector Meet Hans Knoop, the legendary Dutch journalist who was instrumental in exposing one of the worst war criminals in Dutch history. Hear how Mr. Knoop and Chaviv (Bibi) Kanaan helped bring justice to the Kanaan family and countless other Holocaust victims. Local Phoenix resident and grandson of Chaviv Kanaan, Erez Kanaan (3G), and Erez's father David Kanaan (2G) will be joining us for this riveting presentation about their family's story. Sunday, March 6, 2022 11:00 am MST via Zoom Register: Catching the Body Collector Registration, Sun, Mar 6, 2022 at 11:00 AM | Eventbrite

Keynote Presentation by Father Patrick Desbois: Holocaust by Bullets and Relevance to Modern Genocides

Memorial Union on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University 301 E. Orange St, Tempe, Arizona

  April 4, 2022, 6:30 pm Father Patrick Desbois will be the keynote speaker for Genocide Awareness Week. Father Desbois is a distinguished author, university professor, historian, forensic detective and world-renowned human-rights activist. He has dedicated his life to fighting the bigotry that fuels genocide and to bridging the divide between faiths. His ongoing work helps brings closure to victims and survivors of genocide and calls for legal justice for the perpetrators. Father Desbois will speak at the Memorial Union, Arizona Ballroom, on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University. Limited seating. Reservations required. When you sign up, you can indicate if you want to attend in-person or virtually. Father Desbois' book, In Broad Daylight, will be available for sale or bring your copy …

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The Current State of Antisemitism

  3GAZ will be one the sponsors for this upcoming event on The Current State of Antisemitism a virtual conversation with fellow 3G Josh Lipowsky. April 6, 2022 5:00pm AZ 8:00pm EST   Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fGfm0h6ETFqO0QCneFLe-w

Hidden Children: The Resilience of Survivors

Wednesday, April 13 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The program will be held on Zoom. Register below to receive the link, which will be sent the day before the program. Go to this page for Registration Generations After - EVJCC Join Generations After to learn about children who were hidden during the Holocaust. The program includes a video about hidden children and Q&A with Holocaust survivor Marion Weinzweig, one of the youngest living witnesses to the horrors of the Holocaust. Marion was born in German-occupied Poland. To save her life, her family hid her with Christians.  After being exposed, she fled and lived in convents masquerading as a Catholic. She shared her story in “Lonely Chameleon; Memoir of a Child Holocaust …

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Café Europa

    Thursday April 14 Meals will be delivered between 1-3pm Special Passover Menu Join us on ZOOM @ 4:00pm to discuss Passover memories through the years RSVP with Elaine @ elainegoldenthal@gmail.com

YOM HASHOAH

    Phoenix Holocaust Association Invites You to Join Us for YOM HASHOAH Never Again, But How? May 1, 2022 11:00 AM Virtual Presentation Open to the Community Visit https://phoenixhsa.formstack.com/forms/2022_yom_hashoah_rsvp to RSVP We will honor the memory of those who perished during the Holocaust and recognize those who survived. The program features a round table discussion with high school students and Holocaust survivors, music, and a candle-lighting ceremony. Participants: Rabbi Andy Green of Congregation Or Tzion, Cantor Seth Ettinger of Congregation Beth Israel and Shevet Shemesh Israeli Scouts.