- Tue, May 18WebinarHow We Got Here: From the "Good War" to the Storming of the Capitol - A Discussion with Steven J. Ross and Mel LevineOn January 6, 2021, Americans were shocked as they witnessed tens of thousands of self-proclaimed patriots storm the Capitol, many proudly carrying Confederate flags.
- Thu, May 20WebinarAs the Allied forces advanced across Europe, they confronted the reality of the Nazis' genocidal aims. The conditions the troops encountered and documented shed light on the full, inhumane scope of the Holocaust and later played an integral role in the prosecution of Nazi officials for war crimes.
- Wed, May 26WebinarIn the 1930s, Boyle Heights was the epicenter of a flourishing, mostly Yiddish-speaking, Jewish community that comprised over a third of L.A.'s Jewish population.
- Thu, May 27WebinarEva was born in 1936 in Cluj, Romania, which later became a part of Hungary. When Nazi Germany invaded Hungary in 1944, Eva and her mother were deported to Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. Her mother did not survive the journey to the camp.
- Wed, Jun 02WebinarOver the last year, the Los Angeles Times – in partnership with the Los Angeles Urban League, HOPE, and CAUSE – has conducted a series of statewide polls on issues relating to race relations, discrimination, and more.
- Mon, Jun 07WebinarSecond District Court of Appeals Justice Frances Rothschild was hidden by a Catholic family during the Holocaust, ultimately saving her life.
- Wed, Jun 09WebinarAs Allied forces liberated Europe, the U.S. Signal Corps was charged with documenting the evidence of Nazi war crimes. Photographs of the atrocities at Buchenwald, Dachau, and Mauthausen taken by the U.S. Army circulated among the troops.
- Tue, Jun 22WebinarAfter leading a fascinating life as a Polish immigrant in the U.S., starting in 1912, Eve Adams published a pioneering book, "Lesbian Love," in 1925, after which she was arrested, jailed, and deported to Europe where she was murdered in Auschwitz.
- Thu, Jun 24WebinarA magical family event that brings the Lisa Jura story - The Children of Willesden Lane - to life for a new generation of young readers.