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August 2020

Heroes of the Holocaust – Priests and Nuns

August 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Free

"Heroes of the Holocaust - Priests and Nuns" Retired professor and lecturer Howard Kerner will virtually present "Heroes of the Holocaust - Priests and Nuns" on Thursday, August 27th at 1:00 p.m. on The Florida Holocaust Museum’s YouTube channel, followed by live Q&A. During the Holocaust, finding an individual or an organization ready to help Jewish victims was very hard. Most Jews had no one to turn to for help. Among those few who at great risk rescued Jews were Catholic…

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October 2020

Book Talk: Witness for My Father, featuring Award-Winning Author Barbara Bergren – Virtual Program

October 1, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Talk: Witness for My Father, featuring Award-Winning Author Barbara Bergren Thursday, October 1st, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. - Streaming virtually on The Florida Holocaust Museum’s Facebook Live Presented by: The FHM’s Generations After – A Group for Children and Adult Grandchildren of Holocaust Survivors and Holocaust Refugees Award-winning author Barbara Bergren is a lecturer and Holocaust educator who visits schools, religious organizations, and community groups speaking about her father’s experience during and after World War II. Witness For My Father is the story…

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November 2020

Kristallnacht Commemoration, featuring Dr. Mark Wygoda – Virtual Program

November 9, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Kristallnacht Commemoration, featuring Dr. Mark Wygoda - Virtual Program Monday, November 9th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. - Streaming virtually on The Florida Holocaust Museum’s Facebook Live The Florida Holocaust Museum’s Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration takes place virtually on Monday, November 9th at 6:30 p.m. The program commemorating Kristallnacht, also called the Night of Broken Glass, features a virtual conversation with Dr. Mark Wygoda. Dr. Mark Wygoda's father, Hermann Wygoda, was a German-born Polish Jew who defied the Nazis throughout the war.…

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September 2021

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Free Day

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian Magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Free tickets must be reserved in advance here. Please be aware masks are required.

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Book Talk: “A Woman’s Story of Survival: Franci’s War”

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event
Free

The FHM is pleased to welcome prize-winning 2G journalist and author Helen Epstein for a virtual presentation about  her mother’s book: FRANCI'S WAR. Available in paperback, e-book and audio format, it is a powerful and compelling read by a Czech Jew who survived the war as a dressmaker and electrician. This program is held in association with The FHM’s newest exhibition Stitching History from the Holocaust. Franci Rabinek Epstein wrote her Holocaust memoir in the 1970s but after it was rejected by several publishers, gave it to…

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Panel Discussion: Babi Yar and Shostakovich’s 13th Symphony

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Event

Please join us as we remember the 80th anniversary of the massacre at Babi Yar. On September 29 and 30, 1941 almost 34,000 Jewish men, women, and children were murdered in ravine just outside of Kiev, Ukraine. This massacre was one of the largest mass killings during the Holocaust.

Virtual program via our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TheFHM

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October 2021

Dimensions in Testimony℠ Progress-Style Open House

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Museum members will hear the latest news about The FHM from Museum leaders, get an exclusive ‘sneak peek” at The FHM’s newest exhibit – Dimensions in TestimonySM, and see Stitching History from the Holocaust with a Museum docent. Because of the open house format and to allow for social distancing, reservations are required. Get your free timed tickets HERE.

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