This is a stock photo. Jewish citizens in American holding signs in English and Yiddish advocating for the abolition of slavery. This is a stock photo. Jewish citizens in American holding signs in English and Yiddish advocating for the abolition of slavery.
Two girls carrying signs, in both Yiddish and English, at the New York City May Day celebration in 1909.
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  • Spring 2020

    January 9, 2020 - An international symposium, exhibition, and film screening on Auschwitz as Place: Past, Present, and Future

    January 23, 2020 - Keith Kahn-Harris shares his new book, Strange Hate, at the University of Miami Miller Center auditorium

    January 26, 2020 - Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach presents Holocaust Education Week

    January 27, 2020 - A special performative reading of A Shayna Maidel, directed by Jeffrey B. Moss

    February 5, 2020 - Guest speaker, Dr. Vladamir Levin, presents The Search for Jewish Architecture - The Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University

    February 6, 2020 - A conversation with Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremburg Trial prosecutor

    February 13, 2020 - Guest lecturers discuss Crypto-Judaism in the Americas: The Case of Luis de Carvajal, a New World Jewish Thinker (Mexico 1580-1596)

    February 19, 2020 - How to fight anti-semitism with Bari Weiss

    March 1, 2020 - Pamela S. Nadell shares her award-winning book, America's Jewish Women, at the Alper Jewish Community Center (JCC) 

    April 19, 2020 - The PBS digital presentation of Jeff Cohen's The Soap Myth in remembrance of Yom Ha-Shoah

    April 20, 2020 - The PBS premiere broadcast of My Survivor

  • Fall 2019

    August 29, 2019 - Guest lecturer, Ms. Kasa Bainesay-Harbor, discusses Israel's forthcoming general elections

    September 22, 2019 - A special performance of the play, Wiesenthal, by Tom Dugan

    October 24, 2019 - A special screening of, The Voyage of the Saint Louis, directed by Maziar Bahari

    October 29, 2019 - The international best-selling author, Naomi Ragen, presents her new book, An Unorthodox Match

    October 31, 2019 - Dr. Hermann Beck presents a talk on The Nazi Takeover in a New Light: A Re-Interpretation of the Seizure of Power in 1933

    November 4, 2019 - A screening of Dear Fredy, directed by Rubi Gat

    November 14, 2019 - Guest lecturer, Dr. Ayre Carmon discusses Israel's Democracy and the Challenges it is Facing

    December 16, 2019 - Director Ashton Gleckman presents his film, We Shall Not Die Now, and participates in an extended discussion after the film

    December 21, 2019 - The Yiddishkayt Initiative presents Yiddish Fest