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Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Keynote Speaker: Jeannie Opdyke Smith

Sunday, April 8, 2018 • 5:00 pm

Orangetown Jewish Center
8 Independence Ave
Orangeburg, NY

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How Do We Tell These Stories?
Connecting the Holocaust with Humanity

2nd Generation and Docent Workshop with Jeannie Opdyke Smith

Monday, April 9, 2018 • 12:30 pm

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

Jeannie resides in Washington with her husband Gary. She is the mother of two incredible sons and the grandmother of three beautiful grandchildren. Jeannie is part of a mew generation of Holocaust speakers who share life stories from their parents' first-hand experiences. She is a member and speaker for the Oregon & Washington Holocaust Speakers Bureau, a regular speaker for the Anti-Defamation League, as well as the Bearing Witness Program, and the Jewish Federation of North America.

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Concert and Lecture: Music of the Holocaust

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 • 12:30 - 1:30 pm

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

Dr. Tamara Reps Freeman is a Holocaust ethnomusicologist, concert violist, and adjunct professor of Holocaust music at the John J. Cali School of Music, Montclair, NJ State University. She performs evocative archival Holocaust music, playing her 1935 Joseph Bausch viola that was rescued from the Holocaust. Dr. Freeman brings to life the personal stories of the composers interned in the ghettos and concentration camps. Using her lovely contralto voice, she teaches audiences to sing the most stirring and emblematic songs of the Shoah.

Justice Brandeis Law Society
Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Keynote Speaker: Alexander Levy

Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 3 - 4 pm

Rockland County Courthouse
Jury Room, 2nd Floor
1 South Main Street, New City, NY

(Please bring photo ID)

Questions? 845-574-4099 |

Holocaust Survivor Testimony

Thursday, April 12, 2018 • 12:30 - 1:30 pm

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

by Bernhard Storch, age 95, born in 1922 in South Poland. During WWII, he was sentenced by the Russians to more than a year in a labor camp in Siberia and then fought for three years in the Polish army. He helped liberate four extermination camps, three in Poland and one in Germany. He immigrated to the US in 1947 with his wife, Ruth.

Children to the Rescue

A program created to teach children tolerance for a better future

To schedule or for more information, contact Dina Daniels | 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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