Support The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh take a look at some of the organization's events:
Thursday, January 19, 2017 – Join J'Burgh, The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, Shalom Pittsburgh, and Moishe House Pittsburgh for a screening of Havana Curveball (for ages 21+).
The documentary tells the story of Mica, a thirteen-year-old boy whose Rabbi has instructed him to "repair the world" through his Bar Mitzvah project. Mica takes this instruction to heart, hoping to help a community in Cuba who helped his own grandfather many years ago.
Cost: We ask that you bring gently used sports equipment for Arsenal Elementary School. They are in need of soccer equipment, such as shin guards and goggles, however any donations are graciously accepted!
RSVP by January 10.
Sunday, January 29 and Saturday, February 25 – The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh presents Annelies.
Monday, February 6 – Dr. Alan Rosen, expert on Elie Wiesel, will be in Pittsburgh for two events:
Monday, Feb. 6, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Holocaust Center
Join the Holocaust Center for a teacher training (Act 48 credit hours available) with Dr. Alan Rosen, a scholar on the life and work of Night author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Any educator who teaches the Holocaust is welcome to attend, but the training will be of particular interest to those who use Night in the classroom. The training will include: an overview of age-appropriate literature of the Holocaust and the place of Night, how to use Wiesel’s work in teaching the Holocaust, and Dr. Rosen’s personal recollections of working with Wiesel. Cost is $10 to attend, or $25 for those educators who want Act 48 credit. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Christina Sahovey at email@example.com or 412-939-7289.
Monday, Feb. 6, 7:00 pm, Holocaust Center
Lecture - “Capturing the Fire, Envisioning the Redemption: The Life and Work of Elie Wiesel"
The Holocaust Center welcomes Dr. Alan Rosen, a scholar on the life and work of Night author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. Dr. Rosen will be discussing Wiesel as he knew him, as well as his legacy and what we can still learn from Wiesel’s works. Question and Answer segment will follow; light refreshments will be served. Cost is $10 to attend, and free for Holocaust survivors and students (must present a valid student ID at the door). For more information or to RSVP, please contact Christina Sahovey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-939-7289.
The Art of Lazar Ran and his Contemporaries – through February 3, 2017. Read more about the exhibition here.
Extra gallery hours this month! The Holocaust Center will be open to the public:
Coming in February:
- Sunday, January 15, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
- Sunday, January 22, from 10:00am to 2:00pm
- Thursday, January 26, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm, on the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Bruce Carter Warsaw Woodcuts from the collection of the Holocaust Center
For Students and Educators:
January 16, 2017 – Deadline to apply for the Educator of the Year Award
January 19, 2017 – Deadline to submit entries to the Waldman International Arts and Writing Competition
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