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March 2019

Phi Theta Kappa Honors in Action Conference

March 21, 2019 - March 23, 2019
Inver Hills Community College, 2500 80th St E
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 United States

The Spungen exhibit will spend the week of March 18th, 2019 in the Inver Grove Heights region working with Professor Vicky Knickerbocker and the Action Conference she is hosting. More details to follow.

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Survivors Week

March 17, 2019
Billings West High School Billings, MT United States

The Spungen Foundation since the summer of 2014 has given scholarships to graduating seniors from Billings (Montana) West High School for going to Auschwitz with Eva Kor (CANDLES Holocaust Museum, Terre Haute IN).

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December 2018

Valparaiso University

December 4, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Valparaiso University, Heritage Room-Harre Union
Valparaiso, IN United States

An Informal Discussion with Former Shanghai Jewish Refugee, Harry J. Abraham. Open to entire University community.

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Carmel Catholic High School

December 3, 2018
Carmel Catholic High School Mundelein, IL United States

For the 1st time, Zofia Gadomska will speak about her Polish parents (Stanisław & Stefania Prycak) and uncle Michał Pyrcak. The family hid 17 Jewish people in their barn in a small Polish village during WWII. One day when the uncle was out buying food, he was handed over to the Germans, sent to a concentration and was never seen again. All 17 Jewish people survived and the family was honored as Righteous Among Nations by Israel’s Yad Vashem. For students and invited guests only.

Prycak - Yad Vashem Introduction

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November 2018

Padua Catholic Academy

November 19, 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Padua Catholic Academy, 905 N Broom St.
Wilmington, DE 19806 United States

The Spungen Foundation is honored to be one of the sponsors for Eva Kor speaking to students and invited guests.

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October 2018

Carmel Catholic High School

October 31, 2018
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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May 2018

CANDLES Holocaust Museum

May 19, 2018
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

llie Merar was born in 1926 in Lauterecken, Germany. In 1933 the Nazis published an anti-Semitic article in the local paper degrading the Loeb’s retail store. At the age of eleven, Ellie and her family escaped the ever-growing anti-Semitism in Germany. They were sponsored by an American Aunt and Uncle living in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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CANDLES Holocaust Museum

May 3, 2018
CANDLES Holocaust Museum Terre Haute, IN United States

Be the Change Series - Keynote speaker: Sam Mihara, Heart Mountain internee. During WWII, Sam was imprisoned with his family at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. He was just 9 years old and was one of 120,000 Japanese Americans forced into prison camps. Today Sam is a national speaker on mass imprisonment and a lecturer at UCLA, U.C. Berkeley, and Harvard.

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April 2018

United Hebrew Congregation

April 15, 2018
United Hebrew Congregation Terre Haute, IN United States

In conjunction with the CANDLES Holocaust Museum weekend reunion and the new movie premiere of “Eva A-7063” on Saturday April 14th at ISU, Agnes Schwartz will speak on Sunday April 15th - Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance. Open to the public.

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Motion Industries, Terre Haute branch

April 13, 2018
Motion Industries, Terre Haute branch Terre Haute, IN United States

Hosted by CANDLES Holocaust Museum and PEER Chain Company, Agnes Schwartz will share her story for Motion employees and special invited guests.

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