Jewish Austin Community Event Calendar
Calendar View List View Printer-Friendly Version Print View Export as iCalendar
Event Details
Yom Hashoah Community Event

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We gather together to remember our history, mourn our losses, celebrate our culture and dream for our future. We will begin with our community commemoration of Yom HaShoah, a day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust.

See the full schedule below:

6:00 – 6:45 PM | Educational Electives

“How to Interview a Loved One for Their Life Stories”
taught by Mike O’Krent | AJA, MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM

“Collective Memory and Remembrance” taught by Rabbi Amy Cohen | AJA, ROOM 237

“From Anne Frank on Broadway to the X-Men Onscreen: How Artists Have Adapted the Shoah for Popular Consumption (and Why It Should Matter to Us)” taught by the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission | AJA, ROOM 239

“Echoes & Reflections Holocaust Education Resources” taught by the Anti-Defamation League | AJA, ROOM 224

“The Stories and Perspectives of the Children of the Survivors of the Holocaust (2nd/3rd Generation)” taught by Lucy Katz | AJA, ROOM 230

7 PM – Community Yom HaShoah Ceremony
- Featuring the inspiring life stories of Holocaust survivor Steffi Bierig and her daughter Debbie Rudy, facilitated by Mike O'Krent | Congregation Agudas Achim Sanctuary


Calendar: Jewish Austin Community Event Calendar
Category: Rapoport Center of Education
  Add this single event to my Outlook(TM) Calendar  Add this single event to my Google(TM) Calendar  Add this single event to my Yahoo!(R) Calendar