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Bristol Community College Holocaust and Genocide Center to offer virtual spring programming

Please join the Bristol Community College Holocaust and Genocide Center for informative and thought-provoking virtual programming throughout the spring season. All virtual events are free and open to all.

Bristol’s Holocaust and Genocide Center sponsors speakers, workshops, conferences and maintains a library of Holocaust and genocide material for use by the college community and the public.

The Bristol Community College Holocaust and Genocide Center also provides historical information, educational experiences and multimedia resources to communicate the suffering, pain, and death of innocent millions who were impacted by the Holocaust and other genocides.

Please register for each event at the links below. Once registered, participants will receive an email invite with the link and information to join the virtual event.

A Hard Look in the Mirror: Nostra Aetate and Catholic Self Examination After the Holocaust
Monday, March 22, 2021, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-hard-look-in-the-mirror-tickets-142878584693
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Arthur Urbano, Professor of Theology, Providence College, will discuss the long and troubling history between the Catholic Church and the Jewish population and the attempt of the church to rectify it after the Holocaust.

Refuge from the Holocaust in Latin America
Monday, April 5, 2021, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/refuge-from-the-holocaust-in-latin-america-tickets-146317281929
Keynote Speaker: Christina Chavarria, Program Coordinator, Levine Institute for Holocaust Education, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will discuss the roles that countries in Latin America played in providing a refuge for those of the Jewish population who could escape Nazi-occupied Europe as well as in the aftermath of the Holocaust.

The Unanswered Letter: One Holocaust Family’s Plea for Help
Wednesday, April 21, 2021, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-unanswered-letter-one-holocaust-familys-desperate-plea-for-help-tickets-146329965867
Keynote Speaker: Faris Cassell, Author and Journalist, is the recipient of the 2020 Jewish Book Award and will discuss the process by which she researched and wrote “The Unanswered Letter.”

For more information about Bristol Community College’s Holocaust and Genocide Center and virtual spring programming, please visit http://www.bristolcc.edu/holocaustcenter, or email ron.weisberger@bristolcc.edu.

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