Institute for Holocaust Education
2011/2012 Calendar of Events
The IHE adds new and exciting opportunities to our calendar of events on a regular basis.
Check back often.
Jan. – Mar. 2013 Tribute to the Rescuers Essay Contest
Using the story of the Danes and other rescuers as supporting material, students are asked to choose a historical event or literary subject that exemplifies moral courage and relate it to contemporary or personal experiences in which morals and values helped guide actions. http://ihene.org/essay-contest
Mar. 4-8, 2013 A Week of Understanding 2013
Working with Omaha schools, the IHE brings Holocaust survivors and U.S. Army liberators to schools to give first-hand testimony to students. In one week, speakers from Omaha and around the country reach thousands of students in-person and via videoconferencing. If you would like to get your students involved, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Special guest speaker is child survivor of the Holocaust, Dr. Inge Auerbacher.
*Tuesday, March 5th, Dr. Auerbacher will speak one time to the community at Countryside Community Church. This is a joint presentation of the Institute for Holocaust Education and the Center for Faith Studies.
Apr. 7, 2013 Nebraska State Holocaust Commemoration
Capitol Rotunda, Lincoln, NE
Apr. 10, 2013 Yom Ha Shoah – Holocaust Commemoration
Temple Israel, Omaha, NE
Special guest speaker is Holcoaust survivor, Janine Oberrotman
Ongoing Searching for Humanity:
Veterans, Victims & Survivors of World War II
An exhibit focusing on US Liberators and the Holocaust, designed by artist Matthew Placzek and curated by the IHE at the Strategic Air and Space Museum in Ashland, NE. www.strategicairandspace.com
Through June 2014 - Strategic Air and Space Museum, Ashland, NE
For educational tours, please contact the IHE at 402.334.6576