Hashoah Program for Students in Grades 6 and 7
and their Parents
9:15 am – 10:15 am
*restricted admittance once the program begins
Speaker: Joe Diamond
Will to Live”
Diamond is a Holocaust Survivor and Chairman of the Speaker’s
Bureau of the HRC.
testimonial will be followed by the community Yom Hashoah
Commenoration at 10:30 am.
more information, call the Bureau of Jewish Education at
words about Dr. Michael Berenbaum –
speaker at community Yom Hashoah Commemoration
Dr. Michael Berenbaum is a writer, lecturer, and teacher
consulting in the conceptual development of museums and the
development of historical films. He is director of the Sigi
Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious
Implications of the Holocaust at the American Jewish University
where he is also a Professor of Jewish Studies.
Berenbaum is the author and editor of twenty books, scores of
scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces.
His most recent books include: Not Your Father’s
Anti-Semitism, A Promise to Remember: The Holocaust in the Words
and Voices of Its Survivors and After the Passion Has Passed:
American Religious Consequences, a collection of essays on Jews,
Judaism and Christianity, Religious Tolerance and Pluralism.
Johns Hopkins University Press has recently published a second
edition of The World Must Know noted as a majestic and
profoundly moving history of the Holocaust.
In film, his work as Co-Producer of One Survivor Remembers:
The Gerda Weissman Klein Story was recognized with an Academy
Award, an Emmy Award and the Cable Ace Award. He was the
historical consultant on The Shoah Foundation’s Documentary, The
Last Days that won an Academy Award for the best feature-length
documentary of 1998.
Dr. Berenbaum is currently a conceptual developer on the
Memorial Museum to Macedonia Jewry in Skopje.
Michael Berenbaum has been featured on Nightline and the
Today Show as well as National Public Television.
Listed above are “just a few” accomplishments of Dr. Michael
Berenbaum. He actually takes special pleasure in his work as a
teacher. The Buffalo community is honored to learn from him over
his four day visit with us, April 4, 5, 6 and 7 (Yom Hashoah)