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Tue, 12/10/2013 - 6:30pm
The Galloway School - Chaddick Center for the Arts
215 West Wieuca Road, NW
Atlanta, GA 30342
Join the Canadian Consulate General of Atlanta, Georgia Commission on the Holocaust and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 for Remembering and Teaching The Holocaust In the 21st Century.
Keynote speaker Dr. Mario Silva, Chair (Canada) of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, and a panel of international and regional experts will discuss the Holocaust and relevant lessons for today’s students.
Panelists include Dr. Mario Silva, Chair (Canada) of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance; Dr. Catherine Lewis, Director of the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University; Ms. Meghan McNeeley, teacher at Clarke Middle School (Athens) and winner of the 2013 Spirit of Anne Frank Outstanding Educator Award; and Mr. Murray Lynn, who was imprisoned at Auschwitz as a boy and liberated by American troops at age 15. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Cedric L. Suzman, Vice President of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.
The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust will also showcase student participants in the statewide Holocaust Learning Trunk Project, including the newest trunk designed and decorated by students from Westside Middle School (Winder, GA) to honor Canada’s contribution to the liberation of Europe during World War II.
The event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required. Seating is limited.
Please place your reservation online at http://remembrance2013.eventbrite.com/ by Friday, December 6.
Doors open at 6:30 PM and the program begins at 7:00 PM.
The program is presented by the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta, the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust, and the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance, in partnership with the AJC Atlanta Regional Office; Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta; The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum; The Lillian and A. J. Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education; Jewish Community Relations Council of Atlanta; Eternal-Life Hemshech; Museum of History and Holocaust Education, Kennesaw State University; the Rabbi Donald A. Tam Institute for Jewish Studies, Emory University; the World Affairs Council of Atlanta; Goethe-Zentrum, German Cultural Center Atlanta; and the British and Israeli Consulates General in Atlanta.