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UPCOMING EVENTS

SPECIAL EXHIBIT

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

HOLOCAUST COMMEMORATION, EDUCATION
& TOLERANCE PROGRAMS

Welcome Tour & Luncheon

for Bergen County Friends of the Museum

Friday, October 12, 2018 • 11:00 am

TOUR AT 11:00 AM
Future Space of Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education
2nd Floor Library Media Center,
Rockland Community College
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

LUNCH AT NOON
Herbert Kurz Peace Garden
at Rockland Community College

Dietary Laws Observed

Couvert: $54

Please help the Museum extend a warm welcome to local supporters from Bergen County, New Jersey! Our Museum is glad to support educational efforts across county and state lines to best serve all of our patrons. Join us as we host a special event to introduce our neighbors in Bergen County to plans for the Museum's grand reopening as well as our continued operations.

Please RSVP to the Museum's Director of Education and Historian in Residence, Abigail E. Miller at amiller@holocauststudies.org by October 1, 2018.

Bully

Multi-Cultural Film Series

Thursday, October 18, 2018 • 7:00 pm

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

Free and open to the public

Join us for a film that illuminates the everyday experience of school bullying - and its tragic consequences. Discussion to follow film screening.

Community-wide Kristallnacht Commemoration

November 8, 2018

Nanuet Hebrew Center
411 S. Little Tor Rd
New City, NY

6 pm Owning Our History Dinner for Students
7 pm Program
8 pm Illumination Ceremony
Student Keynote Speaker

On November 8, 1938, the German Nazi government destroyed Jewish homes, businesses, synagogues and families. There were over 30,000 Jews arrested, 91 Jews brutally murdered and hundreds more injured. Kristallnacht foreshadowed the terror and destruction of the Holocaust.

Questions? Please contact the Museum at 845-574-4099 or holocaustrcc@gmail.com.

Celebrating Hanukkah

Lunch Learn Shop

November 12, 2018 • 12 - 1:30 pm

Join us as we nourish the mind, body, and spirit while engaging in meaningful dialogue and enjoying some early Hanukkah shopping.

Discussion led by
Devorah Gancz
Chabad of Suffern

All proceeds from the boutique will go to the
Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education

At the home of
Sharon Sasson
RSVP for Address

Dietary Laws Observed

RSVP to Emily Scandariato at escandariato@holocauststudies.org or
Sharon Sasson at emmaabba@gmail.com.

American Native

Multi-Cultural Film Series

Thursday, November 15, 2018 • 7:00 pm

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

Free and open to the public

The true story behind one of the country's oldest families...and longest running urban legends. Join us for a film that highlights the local Ramapough Lenape Nation's struggle for Federal recognition as a Native American tribe. Discussion to follow film screening.

Get to Know Your Local Holocaust Museum:
How to Handle Artifacts

When

November 29, 2018
February 7, 2019
May 9, 2019

Where

The Classroom at The Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education
2nd Floor of the Library Media Center
145 College Road, Suffern, NY

Time

12:30 - 1:30 pm

What You'll Learn

The importance of preserving history
Learn how to handle historic documents
How the Holocaust Museum inherited its collection

The Holocaust Museum & Center for Tolerance and Education would like to remove the acrylic case that separates visitors from our artifacts and create an environment that makes the history of the Holocaust accessible to everyone. Our "Get to Know Your Local Holocaust Museum" program will offer the community a behind the scenes look into our artifact collection through the scope of Rockland County's history.

Hosted By Isabella Costa, Director of Archives

RSVP

By Email: icosta @holocauststudies.org
By Phone: 845-574-4099

SPACE IS LIMITED

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