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PAST PROGRAMS

  • Holocaust Survivor Speaker Raul Artal
    Thu, May 12
    Webinar
    Holocaust survivors in our community share their personal experiences and stories of courage, resilience, and hope, allowing us to preserve their memories and steward their messages.
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  • Shanghai Survivor Talk: Misha Dichter
    Thu, May 05
    Webinar
    Misha Dichter was born in Shanghai to Polish-Jewish parents who fled during WWII. In 1947, when Misha was two years old, the family moved to Los Angeles, California where Misha began studying piano. Today, Misha enjoys an illustrious career as a celebrated concert pianist and chamber musician.
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  • Yom HaShoah Commemoration
    Sun, May 01
    Livestream
    Together, we will remember those who perished, honor survivors, and highlight the experience of Eastern European Jews during the Holocaust. As we look back, we will also reflect on the devastating war in Ukraine and growing humanitarian and refugee crises today.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Joe Alexander
    Thu, Apr 28
    Webinar
    Joseph Alexander was sent to different concentration camps including Auschwitz-Birkenau. After the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, he was sent from Auschwitz back to the Warsaw Ghetto to clean up the destruction’s aftermath.
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  • Refugees, War, and Hate: Understanding the Intersection of Antisemitism and Refugee Crises
    Sun, Apr 24
    Los Angeles
    Join us for this exclusive conversation in conjunction with the grand opening of the Holocaust Museum LA’s never-before-seen exhibition, Hidden History: Recounting the Shanghai Jewish Story.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Eva Perlman
    Thu, Apr 21
    Webinar
    Eva Perlman was born in Berlin, Germany in 1932, but grew up in France. After Nazi Germany invaded France in 1940, Eva's family went to the French mountain village of Autrans. Eva and her siblings lived in a residential Catholic school where the owners protected their identities.
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  • Photography and Social Change
    Thu, Apr 14
    Webinar
    Join us for a virtual conversation presented in conjunction with our Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist exhibition.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Louise Lerner
    Thu, Apr 14
    Webinar
    Louise was born in Paris, France in 1938. When the war broke out, and the Germans invaded Paris, her family fled south to Toulouse, which was in Vichy France. Later, her family fled to neutral Switzerland, where they spent the rest of the war.
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  •  3G@HMLA: Exploring Intergenerational Trauma
    Tue, Apr 12
    Holocaust Museum LA
    How is trauma passed between generations? How do we heal trauma experienced by our ancestors? Ryan Weiss will guide a discussion on what is trauma, how it impacts us daily, and how we begin to heal.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Harry Davids
    Thu, Apr 07
    Webinar
    Harry Davids was born in 1942 in Nazi-occupied Holland. His parents were German Jews who had left Germany for the Netherlands seeking economic opportunity.
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  • AFTER: Poetry and the Holocaust
    Wed, Apr 06
    Webinar
    AFTER: Bringing the Dead Back to Life, the forthcoming film by director Richard Kroehling, is a compelling and innovative documentary exploring poetry written about the Shoah.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Dr. Jacob Eisenbach
    Thu, Mar 31
    Webinar
    Jacob was born in 1923 in Lodz, Poland. Jacob and his brother spent the first four years of the war in the Lodz Ghetto, until they were deported in 1944. They were then forced to work for the Germans in munitions factories south of Lodz. They were liberated in Czestochowa, Poland in May 1945.
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  • In Concert: The Cracow Duo
    Sun, Mar 27
    Holocaust Museum LA
    Internationally acclaimed cellist Jan Kalinowski and pianist Marek Szlezer will perform a live concert of works by Polish-Jewish composers. Presented in partnership with the USC Polish Music Center and supported by the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland.
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  • Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber - Film Screening and Q&A
    Fri, Mar 25
    Holocaust Museum LA
    Holocaust Museum LA invites you to a special screening of Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber (2009) in conjunction with the special exhibition, Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Steven Kovary
    Thu, Mar 24
    Webinar
    Steven Kovary was born in Budapest in 1941.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Paul Kester
    Thu, Mar 17
    Webinar
    Paul Kester was born in 1925 in Wiesbaden, Germany. He was seven years old when Hitler came to power, which changed the course of everyday life for him and his family.
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  • Holocaust Museum LA x Wende Museum: The Soviet Jewish Experience
    Sun, Mar 13
    The Wende Museum
    Visit the Wende Museum for the second of two partner programs presented in conjunction with Holocaust Museum LA’s Ruth Gruber: Photojournalist and the Wende Museum’s Soviet Jewish Life exhibitions.
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  • Holocaust Survivor Talk: Martha Sternbach
    Thu, Mar 10
    Webinar
    Martha was born in 1925 in Megyaszó, Hungary. She enjoyed a peaceful life with her family until Nazi Germany invaded Hungary in 1944. Within a few months, her family was forced to live in a ghetto. After a short time in the ghetto, they were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
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