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Upcoming Events


 

For further details, select one of the following Upcoming Events:

 

September 25, 2015 - May 16, 2016

        Darkness into Life:  Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography & Art
        Features 9 Survivors from the Permanent Exhibit
        Vulcan Park & Museum
        Birmingham, AL

 

 

February - April 2016

        BHEC Holocaust Film Series
        Emmet O'Neal Library
        Mountain Brook, AL

 

 

March 2, 9, 20, 22, 2016

        BHEC Speaker Series
        Birmingham Public Library
        Birmingham, AL

 

 

March 5, 2016

         Remember Their Voices: Two Holocaust Stories
        
The Lyric Theatre
         Birmingham, AL

 

 

April 5, 2016

        Jacksonville State University Remembrance Program
        Jacksonville, AL

 

 

April 15, 2016

        A Slippery Slope
        Vulcan Park & Museum
        Birmingham, AL

 

 

May 1, 2016

        Birmingham Community Yom HaShoah Program
        Birmingham, AL

 

 

May 3, 2016

        State of Alabama Yom HaShoah Commemoration
        Montgomery, AL

 

 

May 15, 2016

        A Slippery Slope
        Huntsville, AL

 


 

        

 


         

        

        


            

 

 

 

 

 
          


                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darkness into Life:  Alabama Holocaust Survivors Through Photography & Art

  Date/Time:

September 25, 2015 - May 16, 2016

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

  Location:

Vulcan Park Museum

1701 Valley View Drive

Birmingham, AL  35209

  Program Details: View 9 survivors from the permanent exhibit.
  Fee: No charge
  Other: Special tours available
 

"A Lesson in Forgiveness," Eva Mozes Kor, Holocaust Survivor

  Date/Time:

Community Program:  Thursday, January 28, 2016, 7:00 pm

Tickets Required.

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE

PROGRAM IS SOLD OUT.

ADDITIONAL SPACE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS TO VIEW THE PROGRAM LIVE ON TELEVISIONS.

 

School Program:  Friday, January 29, 2016, 10:00 am

THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED TO HOLD RESERVATION

PROGRAM IS FILLED. WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS.

 

- Program is FREE for students.

- Open to grades 6-12.

- Please arrive by 9:30 to allow time for seating.

- Buses will be able to park at St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

- Ushers will seat & dismiss students by school.

- Reservations are required and are awarded on a first-come, first-served
         basis upon receipt of Reservation Form.

- DEADILINE FOR RESERVATIONS:  Friday, January 22

 

  Location:

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

(community & student events)

3736 Montrose Road

Mountain Brook, AL  35213

  Program Details:

Eva Mozes Kor is a survivor of the Holocaust and forgiveness advocate. 
She emerged from a trauma-filled childhood as a brilliant example of the human spirit's power to overcome.  As a community leader, she founded the CANDLES Museum in Terre Haute, Indiana in honor of all  of the Mengele twins.

 

Ms. Kor's book, "Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengela Twin in Auschwitz" will be available for purchase (cash or check only) before and after the event.  Ms. Kor will be available for book signing after the event only.

  Fee:

Thursday, January 28, Community Program

Tickets $10

PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE

 

Friday, January 29, Student Program

Program is FREE for students.

Reservation required.

THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED TO HOLD RESERVATION

 

  Other:

Community Program

Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Student Program

Seating will be assigned prior to arrival.

 

This program is sponsored by St. Luke's Episcopal Church and the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center.

 

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center.

   
     

BHEC Holocaust Film Series

  Date/Time:

Sunday, February 28, 2:00 pm

Karski & The Lords of Humanity

Thursday, March 3, 6:30 pm

Einsatzgruppen: The Death Brigades


Sunday, March 13, 2:00 pm

Radical Evil

Sunday, April 3, 2:00 pm

Phoenix

  Location:

Emmet O'Neal Library

50 Oak Street

Birmingham, AL  35213

  Program Details:

Event Flyer

 

Discussion before and after each film will be led by Dr. André Millard, Professor of History, UAB.

Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

  Fee: No Charge
  Other: Program is sponsored by the  BHEC and the Emmet O'Neal Library.
   
     

BHEC Speaker Series

  Date/Time:

Wednesday, March 2, 12:00 pm

Remember Their Voices: The Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals During the Holocaust

Presented by: Rebecca Dobrinski, Karen Musgrove, Daniel Seigel

 

Wednesday, March 9, 12:00 pm

A Survivor Speaks

Presenter to be announced.

 

Monday, March 14, 6:00 pm

My Father, a Partisan from Vilna

Presented by: Dr. James Sedlis

 

Tuesday, March 22, 6:00 pm

The Story of Holocaust Survivor Dora Nesselroth

Presented by: Esther Levy

  Location:

Birmingham Public Library

Linn Henley Building / Arrington Auditorium / 4th Floor

2100 Park Place

Birmingham, AL  35203

  Program Details: See above
  Fee: No charge
  Other:  
   
     

Remember Their Voices: Two Holocaust Stories

  Date/Time: Saturday, March 5, 7:30 pm
  Location:

Lyric Theatre

1800 3rd Avenue North

Birmingham, AL  35203

  Program Details:

"I Never Saw Another Butterfly"

Poems from the Terezin Children's Concentration Camp

Kristin Kenning & Erin Moore, sopranos

Daniel Szasz, violin

Lester Seigel, piano

Directed by Jane Seigel

 

"For a Look or a Touch"

The Pink Triangle: Homosexual Persecution by the Nazis

Drew Tombrello & Daniel Seigel, baritone

Lester Seigel, piano

Directed by Dane Peterson

 

Event Poster

  Fee:

Tickets $25, on sale February 2

Call 205-216-3118 or visit LyricBham.com

  Other: A production benefitting the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC) and Birmingham Aids Outreach (BAO).
   
     

JSU Remembrance Program

  Date/Time: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
  Location:

Stone Center Theater

Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North

Jacksonville, AL

  Program Details:

Keynote Speaker:  Esther Gerson Levy

Esther will tell the story of her mother, Tobi Komornik Gerson, a Holocaust survivor.

  Fee: No charge
  Other:  
   
     

A Slippery Slope: The Consequences of Hate

  Date/Time: Saturday, April 16
  Location:

Vulcan Park Museum

1701 Valley View Drive

Birmingham, AL  35209

  Program Details:

A Dramatic Reading with Music

 

Featuring: The Seasoned Performers; Alan Goldspiel, Guitar; and Marilyn Pipkin, Violin

  Fee:  
  Other:  
   
     

Birmingham Community Yom HaShoah

  Date/Time: Sunday, May 1, 3:00 pm
  Location: To be announced
  Program Details:  
  Fee:  
  Other:  
   
     

State of Alabama Yom HaShoah Commemoration

  Date/Time: Tuesday, May 3, 11:00 am
  Location:

Alabama StateCapitol

600 Dexter Avenue

Montgomery, AL  36130

  Program Details: To be announced
  Fee:  
  Other:  
   
     

A Slippery Slope

  Date/Time: Sunday, May 15, 2:00 pm
  Location:

University of Alabama in Huntsville

Chan Auditorium

  Program Details:  
  Fee:  
  Other: Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Huntsville & North Alabama and Temple B'nai Sholom