A couple of weeks ago, we shared a quite popular post on our social media about the writers of Curious George and how they were refugees from Nazi-occupied France. For this week's blog post, we're going to look at a few other well-known individuals whose contributions to society were only realized because they escaped from … Continue reading The Brilliance That Almost Wasn’t: Famous Individuals Who Were Refugees From the Holocaust
Happy new year from the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh! We will be back next week with more original blogging content. For now, check out our events page to see all the great programming we have coming up. We hope to see you Sunday for the Big Sonia screening at Row House Cinema!
On Sunday, January 7 at 4:00pm, we will be partnering with Row House Cinema to present a special screening of Big Sonia. Big Sonia is a documentary about Sonia Warshawski, a holocaust survivor living in Kansas City. As a teenage girl, she experienced three different Nazi concentration camps, lost both of her parents, and was … Continue reading The Intergenerational Trauma of the Holocaust and Healing Through Storytelling
A guest post by Christina Sahovey, Holocaust Center Administrative & Volunteer Coordinator “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr. Do you... Have some free time on your hands? Find the mission of the Holocaust Center worth supporting? Want to meet some cool new people … Continue reading Volunteering at the Holocaust Center
A Guest Blog by Lauren Bairnsfather As the year draws to a close, many are considering where they would like to make their end of year, tax deductible gifts. Others are thinking about how they can give back to their community during the holiday season. This year, we ask you to consider donating to the … Continue reading End-of-Year Giving
Guest Post By Alexandra Zaremba, Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Intern I’ve been thinking about soup a lot lately. Besides being a graduate student and Holocaust Center intern I’m also a nanny. Last week when feeding my nanny kiddo some chicken noodle soup for lunch, I couldn’t help but think of Irene Szulman. In Irene’s oral … Continue reading Working with Survivor Testimony: Part II
(Donate Here: https://www.jfedpgh.org/DonateHC) Occurring this year on November 28, Giving Tuesday (often called #givingtuesday on social media) is held annually on the Tuesday after the American Thanksgiving holiday and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The international web-based event, which has been active since 2012, is intended to kick off the … Continue reading Giving Tuesday with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh