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July 2016

Women of Ravensbrück: Portraits of Courage

July 30, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Ravensbrück, the Nazi’s major concentration camp for women, brought fear and terror to its imprisoned, tortured victims. Subject to unspeakable horrors, few survived. The faces of these triumphant women have been immortalized by artist Julia Terwilliger in one of the newest exhibits of Holocaust art to emerge today.What makes the collection significant is its focal point on women and their experiences during the Holocaust. The exhibit centers around seven large, wooden panels with mixed media and photo transfer images of…

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October 2016

To Life Chance Opportunity Drawing: Donate For Your Chance To WIN!

October 1, 2016 @ 8:00 am - February 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

To Life: Chance Opportunity Drawing The Getaway Package     The Game Package         The Jewelry Package              During To Life: The FHM's 25th Anniversary Celebration event on February 25, 2017, The Florida Holocaust Museum will hold a drawing for three prize packages – the Getaway, Game, and Jewelry packages. Tickets can be purchased any time between now and February 20, 2017, either online through www.TheFHM.org/to-life-annual-benefit or by calling The FHM at 727.820.0100 ext. 251.…

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Matzevot for Everyday Use: Photographs by Łukasz Baksik

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum is pleased to present the North American premiere of Matzevot for Everyday Use by Łukasz Baksik. This exhibition will feature photographs taken in Poland by Polish photographer Łukasz Baksik to document the ways in which Jewish gravestones have been stolen and re-appropriated. The matzevot are now parts of fences, pavements, and grindstones. Even today, the matzevot continue to be used in cases where ordinary stone, of which there is no shortage, could be used. The photographer wished to illuminate…

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I Am My Brother’s Keeper: A Tribute to the Righteous Among the Nations

October 16, 2016 @ 10:00 am - January 15, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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I Am My Brother’s Keeper: A Tribute to the Righteous Among the Nations highlights Yad Vashem’s task of commemorating the acts of the “Righteous Among the Nations” who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust.  This exhibition tells the stories of men and women who defied the Nazis and refused to be bystanders. One individual highlighted in the exhibition is Varian Fry.  Fry was a Harvard educated editor from New York City when he became involved with the…

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December 2016
Free

GHRAM lecture by Ira N. Forman “Global Antisemitism in 2016: What the U.S. Government is Doing to Combat It“

December 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Florida Holocaust Museum,
55 5th Street S
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 United States
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Upcoming GHRAM event at The Florida Holocaust Museum. Open to the public, free to all. December 13, 2016: “Global Antisemitism in 2016: What the U.S. Government is Doing to Combat It“ GHRAM lecture by Ira N. Forman 6:30 p.m. at The Florida Holocaust Museum   The Florida Holocaust Museum presents a Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) lecture by Ira N. Forman titled, "Global Antisemitism in 2016: What the U.S. Government is Doing to Combat It." This program is free and open to…

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Sarasota GHRAM lecture by Ira N. Forman “Global Antisemitism in 2016: What the U.S. Government is Doing to Combat It“

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Temple Emanu-El,
151 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, 34232 United States
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December 14, 2016: “Global Antisemitism in 2016: What the U.S. Government is Doing to Combat It“ GHRAM lecture by Ira N. Forman 10:00 a.m. at Temple Emanu-El ***Please note: The time of this program has changed and will now be taking place at 10:00 a.m.  The Florida Holocaust Museum presents a Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) lecture by Ira N. Forman titled, "Global Antisemitism in 2016: What the U.S. Government is Doing to Combat It." This program is free and open to the…

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January 2017
$5.00

GHRAM lecture “They Were Neighbors” by Jan T. Gross and showing of the film “Aftermath” in Tampa

January 11, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Bryan Glazer Family JCC,
522 N Howard Ave
Tampa, FL 33606 United States
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The Florida Holocaust Museum in partnership with Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival Presents: “They Were Neighbors” January 11, 2017 @ 6:30 P.M. Bryan Glazer Family JCC 522 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606 The Florida Holocaust Museum presents a Genocide and Human Rights Awareness Movement (GHRAM) lecture by Jan T. Gross titled “They Were Neighbors” in conjunction with the showing of Aftermath with the Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival. Aftermath is a 2012 Polish film inspired by Mr. Gross’ historical book Neighbors: The…

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