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Upcoming Programs and Events

For more information about programs and events, call 248.553.2400.

 

Wednesday, July 25 / 8:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Film and Archives of WWII and the Holocaust
A Workshop by the
Mémorial de la Shoah, Paris, France
Holocaust Education Seminar

This workshop is organized in conjunction with the presentation of “Filming the Camps, from Hollywood to Nuremberg: John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens” at the Holocaust Memorial Center, an exhibition curated by historian and film director Christian Delage, designed, created, and distributed by the Mémorial de la Shoah (Paris, France), and made possible through the generous support of SNCF.

Participating teachers will receive a Certificate of Attendance and Course Completion Form for five (5) contact hours. While conceived for teachers and educators, this program is also open to the general audience.

For more information, contact: Aliza Tick at aliza.tick@holocaustcenter.org
To register, click: https://goo.gl/forms/aROOcZNY5JzZvAQd2

 
 
 

Thursday, July 26 / 7:00 pm
A First in History: Film as Evidence in the Nuremberg Trials
featuring Christian Delage Film Director, Historian, and Exhibition Curator

- Free admission
- Space is limited – RSVP required by July 20 to 248.553.2400, ext. 145 or https://tinyurl.com/hmcfilming
- Dessert reception to follow

More about the Filming the Camps exhibit:
Directors John Ford, Samuel Fuller and George Stevens created classics like The Grapes of Wrath, Shane and The Big Red One. They also filmed the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. This powerful exhibit explores these filmmakers’ experiences during and after WWII, their confrontation with Nazi atrocities, and the mark it left on them as artists.

 
 
 

Monday, August 13 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Tuesday, August 14 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Wednesday, August 15 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Thursday, August 16 / 8:30 am-4:00pm
Teaching the Holocaust: Empowering Students

Holocaust Education Seminar

Echoes and Reflections is the premier source for Holocaust education materials and dynamic content. The curriculum empowers teachers and students with the insight needed to question the past and foresight to impact the future.

Echoes and Reflections engages students to reflect and think critically about how the Holocaust influences the social issues unfolding in the world today. The content is:

Standards-based: Compliant with state and national educational standards.
Interdisciplinary: Connects to topics related to history, social studies, language arts, and the humanities.
Personalized: Contains carefully aligned audiovisual testimonies and personal stories from survivors, liberators, and other witnesses.
Multimedia: Integrated with primary and secondary sources like documents, visual history testimony, artwork, and poetry.
Adaptable: Customizable to be used individually or as part of a larger course of study.

 
 
 

Sunday, August 19 / 2:30 pm
Filming the Camps Docent-Led Tour

Special Docent-Led Exhibit Tour

Explore video footage shot by British, Soviet, and American soldiers as they discovered Nazi camps. These images were presented as human testimony and material evidence when the Allied forces of World War II formed an international tribunal to prosecute Nazi war crimes.

- Admission: Included with museum admission, free to members
- Space is limited: RSVP to Gail Cohen at 248.553.2400, ext. 110

 
 
 

Tuesday, August 21 / 1:00 p.m.
When Good People Do Something
Lecture featuring Corinne Stavish

Storyteller Corinne Stavish will share the amazing true story of how Nazi-occupied Denmark saved 98% of its Jewish population from the Holocaust. Corrine has been a featured teller at the National Storytelling Festival, co-chaired the Storytelling Network of CAJE, and was a Detroit Jewish Woman Artist of the Year and a Professor of the Year at Lawrence Tech University.

 
 
 

Monday, August 27 / 7:00 pm
Filming the Camps Docent-Led Tour

Special Docent-Led Exhibit Tour

Explore video footage shot by British, Soviet, and American soldiers as they discovered Nazi camps. These images were presented as human testimony and material evidence when the Allied forces of World War II formed an international tribunal to prosecute Nazi war crimes.

- Admission: Included with museum admission, free to members
- Space is limited: RSVP to Gail Cohen at 248.553.2400, ext. 110

 
 
 

 Sunday, November 11 / 5:30 p.m.
34th Anniversary Dinner
Honoring Elaine and Michael Serling with keynote speaker George Takei

George TakeiJoin us in celebration of our 34th anniversary at 5:30 pm on Sunday, November 11 at Congregation Shaarey Zedek (map) for an elegant evening honoring Elaine and Michael Serling. The evening will feature a strolling buffet and an inspiring presentation by George Takei, who was imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp during WWII and who starred as Lieutenant Sulu on Star Trek!

 

 Elaine and Michael SerlingClick here to download the form for buying dinner tickets, placing an ad or making a gift. Names of all supporters of $720+ will be listed in an ad in the Detroit Jewish News. For additional information, please call 248.536.9601 or email dinner@holocaustcenter.org.