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November 2017

L’Dor V’Dor: How Will the Holocaust be Remembered?

November 5, 2017
Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center Pasadena, CA United States

A presentation and discussion sponsored by the Langholz family - guest speaker Kiel Majewski.For the past ten years, Kiel Majewski has worked with genocide survivors to record their stories, amplify their voices, and connect with students and educators worldwide. At age 33, he is part of the next generation of Holocaust education advocates. Kiel will share his perspective on the power of survivor testimony to transcend cultural boundaries and generate a transformative movement for tikkun olam.

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October 2017

A Look into Life in North Korea

October 21, 2017
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

Suk-Young Kim is a professor in the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television and has published award-winning books, ranging in topics from theater and film to human rights in North Korea. She will be addressing her book Long Road Home: Testimony of a North Korean Camp Survivor, as well as family and cultural dynamics in modern-day North Korea. This program is made possible in part by support from the Spungen Family Foundation.

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McHenry High School – West Campus

October 16, 2017
McHenry High School – West Campus McHenry, IL United States

In honor of Sophomore student Kaitlyn Fogo who has chosen the Holocaust for her school project, the Spungen Foundation has arranged for Holocaust survivor Agnes Schwartz to speak to Kaitlyn’s class and invited guests.

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September 2017

CANDLES Holocaust Museum

September 23, 2017
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

Be the Change Series Keynote speaker: Magda Brown - On her 17th birthday, Magda and her family were crammed into a box car and forced to endure an arduous journey to Auschwitz-Birkenau. After two months of torture, she was selected to be sent to a work camp. In March 1945, she and her group were forced to go on a death march to Buchenwald, but she and several prisoners managed to escape and hide in a barn where they were found by American soldiers. We welcome you to hear the story of the Holocaust through the eyes of a persevering teenager.

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August 2017

Carmel Catholic High School

August 27, 2017
Carmel Catholic High School Mundelein, IL United States

The Spungen exhibit will be displayed for students, faculty and invited guests only.

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CANDLES Holocaust Museum

August 26, 2017
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

Second Annual Walter Sommers Lecture Series, Keynote speaker: Peter Hayes' most recent book "Why?: Explaining the Holocaust" dispels many misconceptions while answering some of the most frequent—yet vexing—questions that remain on the topic of the Holocaust.

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July 2017

CANDLES Holocaust Museum Annual Auschwitz Tour

July 2, 2017 - July 10, 2017
Auschwitz Tours Krakow, Poland + Google Map

The Spungen Foundation will participate and provide Scholarships for the tour led by Josef Mengele experiment survivor, Eva Kor. For the 5th year, Billings West High School (MT)teacher Rob Stanton and his students will receive scholarships.

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June 2017

Association of Holocaust Organizations (AHO)

June 3, 2017 - June 6, 2017
Holocaust Center for Humanity Seattle, WA United States + Google Map

The Spungen Foundation is honored to be a new member and attend and actively participate in the AHO 2017 Conference.

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University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)

June 1, 2017
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) Santa Barbara, CA United States + Google Map

The Spungen Foundation will participate and help Professor Harold Marcuse coordinate Rwanda Genocide survivor, Emmanuel Habimana speak to 150 students in Harold’s Holocaust & Genocide course.

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May 2017

Rolling Meadows High School

May 19, 2017
Rolling Meadows High School Rolling Meadows, IL United States + Google Map

Organized by High School teacher Katharine Batman, the Spungen exhibit will be presented to students and teachers only during all class periods. Earlier in the week the students will have the honor of hosting Holocaust survivor, Steen Metz (Denmark) speak.

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