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Speaking Yiddish to Chickens

The Florida Holocaust Museum 55 5th Street S, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States

Speaking Yiddish to Chickens is the first book to chronicle how roughly 1,000 Holocaust survivors - including the author's grandparents - found an unlikely refuge and gateway to new lives as poultry farmers in southern New Jersey. This book relies on interviews with dozens of these refugee farmers and their children, as well as oral histories 

History of the Jewish People in the Land of Israel Session 3: Words Matter

Temple Beth-El 400 Pasadena Ave S., St. Petersburg, FL, United States

Please join us for a three-part lecture series: History of the Jewish People in the Land of Israel, presented by Rabbi Ed Rosenthal. Session #3 – Words Matter: Around the world, Israel is accused of genocide, apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonialism. This session will address these terms and examine in detail the reality on the 

“Pink Triangle Legacies: Coming Out in the Shadow of the Holocaust”

The Florida Holocaust Museum 55 5th Street S, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States

Historian Dr. Jake Newsome tells the dynamic and inspiring history of the LGBTQ+ community's original pride symbol by tracing the transformation of the pink triangle from a Nazi concentration camp badge into a widespread emblem of queer liberation, pride, and community. Drawing from unexplored archival sources and original interviews, Dr. Newsome showcases the voices of 

Passage to Sweden

USF St Pete Harbor Hall 1000 3rd St S., St. Petersburg, FL, United States

Film screening and Q&A with Director, Suzannah Warlick Rescue & Escape – Passage To Sweden tells the lesser-known story of events occurring in Scandinavia and Budapest during WWII. It focuses on the heroic actions of ordinary people who saved the lives of thousands of Jews and fellow countrymen. Between 1940-1945 the sheer luck of where 

CANCELLED: Beyond Barbed Wire

The Florida Holocaust Museum 55 5th Street S, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States

This event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience.       Beyond Barbed Wire, Imprisoned Without Trial: The Story of the Japanese Internment in WWII, lecture presented by Denny Kato Anti-Asian violence: a modern-day occurrence? Not at all. Fear, hatred, and racism toward the Chinese and Japanese began in the 

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

The Florida Holocaust Museum 55 5th Street S, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States

Join us for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) on Monday, May 6, 2024! Experience Free Admission, generously sponsored by Robin Warren in loving memory of Marie Silverman, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm., and join us throughout the day for readings of Holocaust victims’ names, honoring their memory and legacy. If you wish to participate 

Rays Up Night: First Pitch & Benefit Game vs. Boston Red Sox

Tropicana Field 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg, FL, United States

  Experience the excitement of baseball while supporting a meaningful cause! Purchase your tickets to watch Holocaust Survivor, Viola “Ibi” Baras throw out the first pitch as the Rays take on the Red Sox at a special discounted price. Lower level tickets are on sale now for only $30, exclusively through The Florida Holocaust Museum.