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Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education

Richard Quinlan, Director
Annunciation Center - Main Floor

Phone: (973) 290-4351

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Upcoming Events

The Power of Education in Preventing Mass Atrocities

Brett Weiss

Date: February 13, 2023 | 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Location: Flex, Annunciation Center

Brett Weiss, former high school teacher and founder of the Weiss Scholarship Foundation who works extensively in Kenya, will speak in the flex room in Annunciation Center. Mr. Weiss is a scholar of genocide and will discuss how food insecurity and lack of education are building blocks of genocide.

Women and Resistance in the Holocaust

Meryl Menashe

Date: March 8, 2023 | 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom

In honor of International Women’s Day, Holocaust scholar and presenter Meryl Menashe will discuss women’s resistance in the Holocaust. In addition to her speaking engagements, Ms. Menashe also volunteers at the Glen Cove Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County on Long Island, NY.

Screening of I am Here

I am Here

Date: March 27, 2023 | 5:00-7:00 p.m.
Location: Rainis Auditorium

Ella is a Holocaust survivor from South Africa. This remarkable woman is nearly 100 years old and has a continued insatiable appreciation for life. She shares the experiences of her life in this moving documentary. Director Jordy Sank will be available for questions following the film.

The Muslim World and the Shoah

Menhaz Afridi

Date: April 11, 2023 | 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Location: Dolan Performance Hall

Menhaz Afridi, global scholar, professor, and Director of Holocaust, Genocide, and Interfaith Education at Manhattan College, will address the connections between the Holocaust and the Muslim world. Her work, Shoah Through Muslim Eyes, illuminates an understudied aspect of the Holocaust.

Program to Honor the Legacy of the Armenian Genocide

Armenian Genocide

Date: April 24, 2023 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Dolan Performance Hall

An evening of food, music, and discussion will honor those lost in the Armenian Genocide. Starting in 1915, as many as one million Armenians were murdered. Susan Jolley and her brother Allan, third generation survivors, will discuss their connection to this tragic event.