Nov. 9, 2020, 7pm:
Egon J. Salmon and Family Commemoration of Kristallnacht and the St. Louis
“How to Fight Anti-Semitism and Hate Today”–details TBA



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Past Events 2013-2017

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Heroines of the Holocaust: Frameworks of Resistance - An International Symposium
June 15, 2020
Wagner College Holocaust Center June 2-3, 2021 We welcome submissions for presentations and sponsorships.
Wagner Students Celebrate Jewish New Year
September 14, 2017
Wagner College Holocaust Center celebrated the Jewish New Year with 1st-4th Generation Holocaust Survivors
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NY1 Executive Editor Among Mitzvah Award Recipients
July 16, 2017
One of our own was honored at Wagner College in Grymes Hill for her contributions to the community.
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Consular General of Israel in New York: Dani Dayan
December 26, 2016
On Tuesday November 22, 2016, the newly-appointed Israeli Consul General in New York, Hon. Dani Dayan
Lavender Days and Nights- Film Screening/Discussion
December 26, 2016
A screening of the film Bent (1997), based on the 1979 play by Martin Sherman who explores the persecution
Jewish Culture Series- Chai Society Jewish Culture Lecture Event
December 26, 2016
The Hidden Pluralism of the Haredi Jewish World Led by guest speaker: Rabbi Avi Shafran Director of
Egon Salmon and Family Commemoration of Kristallnacht and of the S.S. St. Louis
December 26, 2016
The Last Survivor: Guest Speaker Rabbi Joseph Polak His memoir, After the Holocaust, the Bell Still
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Film Screening- My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes
December 26, 2016
Wagner College Holocaust Education & Programming Center hosted a screening of Oscar-nominated documentary
Cafe Europa Celebrates Holocaust Survivors
December 26, 2016
Originally posted by SI Live on June 16, 2016. In what translated into a celebration of survival, hope
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Lori Weintrob Speaks at Temple Emanu-El
December 26, 2016
LABOR AND LOVE: CHILDREN IN THE HOLOCAUST Presented by Prof. Lori Weintrob on Friday, June 3, 7pm at

Video Gallery: Full Events

2014 Kristallnacht anniversary program

On Monday, Nov. 10, Wagner College hosted its annual Kristallnacht remembrance luncheon, led by history professor Lori Weintrob. Holocaust survivor Gabi Held talked about his experience as a teenager during Kristallnacht and as a Nazi prisoner in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Wagner Hillel President Julia Teichman, the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, also spoke. Watch 2014 Kristallnacht anniversary program

2014 Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker Bronia Brandman

On Thursday, April 24, 2014, Wagner College hosted this year's observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day, featuring keynote speaker Bronia Brandman, a survivor of Auschwitz and co-author of "The Girl Who Survived: A True Story of the Holocaust." Brandman is a gallery educator and member of the Speakers Bureau of the Museum of Jewish Heritage: A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. Watch 2014 Holocaust Remembrance Day speaker Bronia Brandman

Remembering Kristallnacht

On Thursday, Nov. 14, Wagner College marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," with a luncheon lecture by Reni Hanau, a survivor of the Nazi terror. Watch Remembering Kristallnacht

A Holocaust Cabaret: Theater as Resistance

Survivor testimony adapted for the theater and performed by students. Based on interviews from the USC Shoah Foundation. Directed by Theresa McCarthy and Lori Weintrob. Video by Theresa Reed. Watch A Holocaust Cabaret: Theater as Resistance

Meet Consolee Nishimwe

Consolee Nishimwe is a Rwandan genocide survivor who shares her story of survival and forgiveness with global audiences. Nishimwe recently visited Wagner College where she spoke to students from Port Richmond High School. Watch Meet Consolee Nishimwe
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