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Genocide Education Week at SJSU

Posted by lchaimlover on April 12, 2007

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The following is a list of events being sponsored by San Jose State and Hillel of Silicon Valley as apart of their Holocaust/Genocide Awareness Week. Read on for a listing of events, or click here for a PDF for the flyer.

Genocide
Monday, April 16th from 9:00am to 5:00pm

A heart – wrenching, yet often heroic tale of the millions of men, women, and children who fell victim to Hitler’s final solution.

Documentary shown repeatedly throught the day at the MOSAIC Multi-Cultural Center at SJSU

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
Holocaust Remembrance Day Memorial
Monday, April 16th from 11:00am to 5:00pm
A one-day memorial and exhibit created in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and the acts of bravery and courage that it took for survival.

7th Street Quad by the BBQ Pits – SJSU

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
Movie and Pizza – Schindler’s List
Monday, April 16th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, who saved the lives of Jews during the Holocaust. It’s the triumph of one man who made a difference, and the drama of those who survived one of the darkest chapters in human history because of what he did.

Special guest and Holocaust Survivor Saul Golan

Royce Hall Lounge


Click here to register for the event.

 
The Armenian Genocide
Tuesday, April 17th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
During World Way I, over one million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks. This documentary examines what has been called one of the greatest untold tragedies of the twentieth century.

Documentary shown repeatedly throught the day at the MOSAIC Multi-Cultural Center at SJSU

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
Understanding the Holocaust and Other Genocides Luncheon
Tuesday, April 17th from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Survivors and experts will share their personal stories of the specific circumstances and experiences of the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, Darfur, Rwanda, and the Native American Genocide.

SJSU – The University Room – free lunch. Please RSVP

Part of the Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
Pizza and Movies – Everything Is Illuminated
Tuesday, April 17th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Mixing equal parts black comedy and poignant drama, the film follows Jonathan as he travels to the Ukraine to solve a family secret. Jonathan’s goal is to find the story behind the woman who saved his grandfather during the Holocaust It becomes clear that Alex’s grandfather has a dark secret of his own.

SJSU – Resident Activity Center – RAC A

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
Darfur: A 21st Century Genocide
Wednesday, April 18th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
This is the story of Darfur and the efforts of individuals throughout America who have committed their lives to ending the genocide.

Documentary shown repeatedly throught the day at the MOSAIC Multi-Cultural Center at SJSU

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award
Click here to register for the event.

 
Why Deny? – Exploring the Problem of Holocaust and Other Genocide Denial
Wednesday, April 18th from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Denial of the Holocaust and other genocides is an ongoing problem and is not limited to a few individuals. A panel of esteemed SJSU professors and the Anti-Defamation League will discuss the issues of denial.

SJSU – The University Room – free lunch. Please RSVP

Part of the Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award and Vesta Strategies LLC
Click here to register for the event.

 
Movies and Pizza – Alicia: My Story
Wednesday, April 18th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Featuring special guest and Holocaust Survivor Alicia Appleman Jurman who will have her books available for sale.

Her name is Alicia. She was 13 when she began saving the lives of people she did not know – while fleeing the Nazis through war-ravaged Poland. Her family cruelly wrenched form her, Alicia rescued other Jews from the Gestapo and led them to safe hideouts.

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
Ghosts of Rwanda
Thursday, April 19th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Some 800,000 Rwandans were methodically hunted down and murdered by Hutu extremists as the United States and international community stood by, refusing to intervene.

Documentary shown repeatedly throught the day at the MOSAIC Multi-Cultural Center at SJSU

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 
How Can We Create a World Where Never Again Means Never Again?
Thursday, April 19th from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Why does it seem that our cries of “Never Again” feel more like “Again and Again”? What can one person do to protect innocent lives around the world? Even small deeds and modest action can be life-saving. Every one of us can make a difference.

What Have We Learned From the Holocaust – John K Roth – founding director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights at Claremont McKenna College.

Making the Links: The Holocaust, Racism, and Genocide – Lani Silver – founder of the Bay Area Holocaust Oral History Project, consultant for Steven Speilberg’s Shoah Foundaiton, and currently Director for the James Byrd Jr. Racism Oral History Project.

SJSU – The University Room – free lunch. Please RSVP

Part of the Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award


Click here to register for the event.

 

Movies and Pizza – A Love to Hide
Thursday, April 19th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Jean and Philippe, two young gay lovers in occupied France in 1942, risk their lives to hide a childhood Jewish friend, Sarah, whose family has been killed by the Gestapo. The spectre of tragedy slowly closes in when Jean is falsely accused of having an affair with a Nazi.

Presented in cooperation with A Day of Silence

Part of The Holocaust and Other Genocides Week at SJSU

Funded by JFCS Zisovich Award

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2 Responses to “Genocide Education Week at SJSU”

  1. I saw “Everything Is Illuminated.” It’s a great movie.

  2. Oyster said

    Eh, I saw it too, after reading the book. The movie is good… if you never read or knew of the book. The movie is a severe disappointment after reading the book.

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