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UPCOMING EVENTS

HOLOCAUST COMMEMORATION & TOLERANCE PROGRAMS

What Our Fathers Did
A Nazi Legacy

Multicultural Film Series

Thursday, July 19, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Free and open to the public

Join us for an incredible film produced by acclaimed human rights attorney, Philippe Sands. The sons of two Nazi war criminals travel through Europe to confront the past sins of their fathers and grapple with the personal legacies of genocide. Discussion to follow with Director of Archives, Isabella Costa

Tisha B'Av 5778

Sunday, July 22, 2018 • 12:30 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Sponsored by Sam and Shifra Colman

2:00 pm Program

Keynote: Mrs. Shaindy Berger
Bais Yaakov D'Rav Hirsch,
Yeshiva of Spring Valley

Followed by film screening

4:00 pm Program

Keynote: Rabbi Avigdor Gutnicki
Yeshiva Meon Hatorah,
Yeshiva Ktanah of Passaic

Followed by film screening

Film Screening:

Yizkereim Documentary
Rabbi Leib Geliebter Memorial Foundation

Special Exhibit: RESILIENCE
Children, Families, and Communities During the Holocaust

Open from 1 - 6 pm

Rockland Community College,
Library, Second Floor

Suggested Donation $10
Includes entire program

Walk-ins welcome

For questions please contact Emily Scandariato at 845-574-4099 or holocaustrcc@gmail.com

A People Uncounted

Multi-Cultural Film Series

Thursday, August 16, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Free and open to the public

Join us as we mark Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Month. This film brings to light the untold story of the Roma people as they struggle to overcome their past and face renewed persecution today. Discussion to follow with Director of Education, Abigail E. Miller

Multi-Cultural Film Series

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month

Sin Pais
Thursday, September 20, 2018 • 7:00 pm

In observance of Bullying Prevention Month

Bully
Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 7:00 pm

In observance of Native American Indian / Alaskan Native Heritage Month

American Native
Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Happy
Thursday, December 20, 2018 • 7:00 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Free and open to the public

Teaching Tolerance Curriculum Workshop

August 21, 2018
9 am - 4 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College Track
145 College Road
Suffern, NY

Cost: $36

A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

To register, please email Abigail E. Miller at amiller@holocauststudies.org

The Teaching Tolerance Curriculum is a collection of K-12 literacy based, anti-bias, social justice resources that are aligned to the Common Core English Language Arts and Literacy Standards and to the groundbreaking Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards. Come to a dynamic workshop held at Rockland Community College and hosted by the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education, to be led by experts from Teaching Tolerance.

Participants will:

  • Gain practical tools and resources to teach about current and historical issues of social injustice
  • Identify and use materials that align with Common Core State Standards
  • Be able to integrate Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards into existing classroom materials
  • Build a complete Learning Plan using the texts, teaching strategies, and student tasks within the Teaching Tolerance Curriculum

Facilitating Critical Conversations Workshop

August 22, 2018
9 am - 4 pm

Technology Center, Ellipse
Rockland Community College Track
145 College Road
Suffern, NY

Cost: $36

A light breakfast and lunch will be served.

To register, please email Abigail E. Miller at amiller@holocauststudies.org

This workshop helps teachers learn how to talk openly about the historical roots and the contemporary manifestations of social inequality and discrimination. We will explore strategies for facilitating critical conversations with students and colleagues. Come to a dynamic workshop at Rockland Community College, hosted by the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education and led by experts from Teaching Tolerance.

Participants will learn to:

  • Facilitate conversations about race, racism and other critical topics
  • Identify strategies and resources to help students explore their own identities and the identities of others
  • Reflect on personal assumptions and implicit bias
  • Integrate anti-bias attitudes and beliefs into curriculum and school-wide planning goals
  • Build and draw upon intergroup awareness, understanding and skills

Special Exhibit: RESILIENCE

Booking Now for Programs Starting September 4, 2018

Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

We look forward to welcoming you to the Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education for a special exhibit on RESILIENCE.

Highlighting the actions of children, families, and communities during the Holocaust, this new exhibit asks us to examine WHAT IS RESILIENCE? Examining the Holocaust through this lens changes the way we think about history and connects with our lives today.

The Museum hosts an array of public programs that contribute to enhancing the future of Holocaust, Tolerance, and Human Rights Education. Whether you're visiting with your family, school group, small group, or a teachers' professional development workshop, we look forward to sharing this special exhibit with you.

Cost: $5 per person
Capacity: 25 people per session
Duration: 1-hour visit with tour and presentation by a Museum docent

Contact Emily Scandariato to schedule your visit at 845-574-4099 or email at Holocaustrcc@gmail.com

Children to the Rescue

A program created to teach children tolerance for a better future

To schedule or for more information, contact Dina Daniels dina.holocaustrcc@gmail.com | 914-715-7976

Never Forget
A Series Honoring Rockland's Holocaust Survivors

Upcoming Events TBA

Please join us for the Never Forget Series, honoring our local survivors, their unimaginable struggle and tireless commitment to sharing their stories. The seeds of genocide are nurtured by small acts of intolerance. We must remember history as we stand against current anti-Semitism and bigotry in all forms.

Moral Courage Documentary Series

Upcoming Events TBA

The Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education has launched a Moral Courage Documentary Series, which will screen current and noteworthy films that highlight personal struggle and tolerance through the sharing of diverse narratives with universal themes and insights. The series is sponsored by Orange & Rockland Utilities.

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