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Hear Paula Burger in Memphis

August 15th, 2017
Join us in Memphis to Hear Survivor and Author Paula Burger Thursday, October 26, 2017 Event Information- Click Here To Register- Click Here
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Register for Limor Conference in Nashville

August 1st, 2017
Join us in Nashville for our Education Conference featuring survivors Roman Kent and Paula Burger- Tuesday, October 24, 2017 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM Event Information- Click Here To Register- Click Here
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Hear Inge Auerbacher in Knoxville

July 15th, 2017
 Join us for our Knoxville Education Conference Friday, October 6, 2017 featuring child survivor Inge Auerbacher. Event Information- Click Here To Register- Click Here
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Read Our Latest E-Newsletter

July 1st, 2017
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ETSU Hosts "Deadly Medicine"

July 1st, 2017
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's traveling exhibition "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" will be displayed at the East Tennessee State University in the Reese Medical Museum: 363 Stout Drive, Johnson City, TN
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Read About Our Study Trip to Europe

June 30th, 2017
View pictures and read about our successful European Study Trip experience by viewing our travel blog: European Trip Blog
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Building Bridges Training Information

June 1st, 2017
You're invited to a three-day professional development workshop hosted by the Tennessee Holocaust Commission in cooperation with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the Diocese and Catholic schools throughout the state of Tennessee, Temple Ohabai Sholom,
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TN Voices Workshop Information

May 30th, 2017
 Our partner workshop on June 2nd with the United States Holocaust Memorial Musem was a huge success! Please click the links below for the training materials: USHMM Time Line Activity Why didn't they just leave? Lesson Why didn't they just
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Holocaust Remembrance Month Events

April 1st, 2017
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Free Educator Partisan Workshop Memphis

March 27th, 2017
Please join us in Memphis for a free hands-on educator institute hosted by The Tennessee Holocaust Commission, in cooperation with the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation, on  Thursday, May 11th from 4:00-8:00 PM at the  Belz
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USHMM Professional Development in Nashville

March 10th, 2017
You're invited to a one-day professional development workshop hosted by the Tennessee Holocaust Commission in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum- Friday, June 2nd from 9 AM- 7 PM at The Temple Ohabai Sholom, Nashville,
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News Coverage from 2017 Day of Remembrance

March 7th, 2017
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2017 Belz-Lipman Award Winners Announced

March 1st, 2017
 Tennessee Holocaust Commission announces the winners of the 2017 Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator Award Click here for the press release The Tennessee Holocaust Commission (THC) is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Belz-Lipman Holocaust
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Art Exhibit: From Sadness to Hope

February 6th, 2017
  Join us in Knoxville for this special Exhibit! Please find more information here: Sadness to Hope
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Greeneville TN Conference March 15th & 16th

February 1st, 2017
 
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2016 Outreach Slideshow

January 1st, 2017
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Meet Anne Frank's Stepsister in Knoxville

December 31st, 2016
Please make plans to join us at Knoxville Civic Auditorium  on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
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International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2017

December 29th, 2016
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Art and Essay Contest Information

November 26th, 2016
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Marion Blumenthal Lazan To Speak In Memphis

November 26th, 2016
  Please make plans to join us at The University of Memphis on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in the Psychology Auditorium at 10:00 AM CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE
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Apply for Belz-Lipman Educator of The Year Grant

November 5th, 2016
Be recognized for your hard work and efforts in the font classroom!  Apply for the Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator of the Year Award and win a $1,500 grant.
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Students Perform Music of the Holocaust

November 3rd, 2016
  Ms. Janelle Ganske directs the Hillsboro High School Choir while Dr. Tamara Freeman plays along with her viola.  This year’s Irvin and Elizabeth Limor educational outreach
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October E-Newsletter

November 1st, 2016
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Holocaust By Bullets Exhibit Opens

October 17th, 2016
 
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Fr. Desbois To Speak At Vanderbilt

October 14th, 2016
 
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Commemorate the 78th Anniversary of Kristallnacht

October 6th, 2016
 Commemorate the 78th Anniversary of  Kristallnacht. Check out the links below:  US Holocaust Museum  Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation 
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New School Year Opportunities

September 20th, 2016
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Limor EOP to Feature Father Patrick Desbois

August 16th, 2016
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Tribute to Elie Weisel Planned in Whitwell, TN

August 15th, 2016
 Join the THC on Sunday, September 25th  as we honor Elie Weisel at the site of the Paper Clips Project.
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Mira Kimmelman Remembers Elie Wiesel

July 5th, 2016
                   Click on the link below to listen to TN Survivor, Mira Kimmelman, remember Elie Wiesel:
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Commission Statement On Passing of Elie Wiesel

July 5th, 2016
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"It Changed Me Forever"

July 3rd, 2016
Click on the link below to view a short film featuring Tennessee students sharing how their lives have been forever transformed by what they learned about the Holocaust. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKP6mY-nnqY
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Summer Workshop For Teachers

July 1st, 2016
 
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REGISTER FOR LIMOR CONFERENCE

June 30th, 2016
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Early Bird Registration for Limor Conference

June 1st, 2016
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Meet This Year's Belz-Lipman Winners

April 20th, 2016
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1,100 Attend East TN Conference

March 20th, 2016
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Holocaust Art & Essay Contest

March 20th, 2016
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Tennessee State Annual Day of Remembrance

January 11th, 2016
  Tennessee State Annual  Day of Remembrance Ceremony Tuesday,
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December Newsletter

January 1st, 2016
      
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October Newsletter

October 13th, 2015
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Holocaust Forum at TN Tech Attracts 600

October 12th, 2015
 Sonja DuBois of Knoxville and Jimmy Gentry, a Franklin native, spoke at Tennessee Tech University on October 1st. DuBois was hidden from the Nazis as a child, while Gentry served in a unit that liberated the Dachau Concentration camp. These
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Introducing Father Patrick Desbois

October 11th, 2015
TheTennessee Holocaust Commission is excited to announce that Father Patrick Desbois will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2016 Holocaust Conference in Nashville. He was recently featured on 60 Minutes. The link to his interview is below. Click
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Statement on the Refugee Crisis by the IHRA

September 9th, 2015
 International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance Press Release 9 September 2015  In response to the extraordinary nature of the current refugee crisis, we, the Chairs of the Working Groups and Committees of the International Holocaust Remembrance
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Highlights from Second Generation Gathering

August 26th, 2015
Second generation survivors, liberators, and refugees from around the state of Tennessee gathered together to discuss how to continue sharing their families' legacies. The following programs are scheduled for this year: Locating and Understanding
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Announcing Vanderbilt Holocaust Lecture Series

July 31st, 2015
The THC Announces 2015 Holocaust Lecture Series Click Here for more information.
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Tennessee State Day of Remembrance Ceremony 2015

June 23rd, 2015
Tennessee remembers the Holocaust. Click Here
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Read The Latest News From The THC

March 31st, 2015
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State Day of Rememberance Dates Announced

February 9th, 2015

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Reminder: Register for the Knoxville Conference

January 15th, 2015
Kn Knoxville Holocaust Education Conference "Music of the Holocaust" with Dr. Tamara Freeman Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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2013-2014 A Year in Review - Newsletter

November 19th, 2014
To view the Year In Review 2013-2014 Newsletter please CLICK HERE.
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Holocaust Memories Film Archive Project

November 19th, 2014
With the recent passing of prominent Tennessee Holocaust Survivors, the urgency to maintain the legacy of their eyewitness testimony along with all information stored in the Tennessee State Archives is essential.  Therefore, the Tennessee Holocaust
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Memphis Educational Conference - Materials

August 25th, 2014
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Nashville Educational Conference - Materials

August 23rd, 2014
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Benefit Concert at Belz Museum

August 23rd, 2014
You are invited to join our Patrons and Hosts for a concert and cocktails at the Belz Museum featuring Dr. Tamara Freeman, a Holocaust Ethnomusicologist and concert violinist and violist, who will bring to life the personal stories and legacies from
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Day of Remembrance 2014

March 11th, 2014
  Please make plans to join us for the annual Tennessee Holocaust Day of Remembrance,  Monday, April 7, 2014 at the Capitol Building in the Old Supreme Court Chamber at 10:00 AM.    This year's
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2014 Belz-Lipman Award Winners

March 10th, 2014
The Tennessee Holocaust Commission (THC) announces the winners of the 2014 Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator Award. The winners are:  Kim Gregory,Davidson Academy, Nashville, TN Keith Wood,Christian Brothers High School, Memphis,
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Film Archive Project Curriculum Underway

March 9th, 2014
The Holocaust Memories Film Archive Project is intended to create resources from archived film interviews that will serve as a significant educational and community outreach tool, allowing first-hand stories of Tennesseans who experienced the Holocaust to
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Record Breaking Attendance at Memphis Conference

November 1st, 2013
Dr. Joyce Ladner with students from Becky Hasselle’s class from Dyersburg Middle School This year’s west  Tennessee conference featured the documentary film, “From Swastika to Jim Crow.”    Dr. Joyce
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Apply for Belz-Lipman Educator of The Year Grant

October 16th, 2013
Be recognized for your hard work and efforts in the classroom!  Apply for the Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator of the Year Award and win a $1,500 grant.  
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MTSU Educational Conference - Materials

October 15th, 2013
  Life in the Shadows: Hidden Children and the Holocaust The Irvin and Elizabeth Limor Educational Outreach Program. Click here for MTSU event materials
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Memphis Educational Conference - Materials

October 13th, 2013
  From Swastika to Jim Crow Click here for Memphis event materials  
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Become A Tennessee Holocaust Teacher Fellow

June 24th, 2013
           This program is designed to train Master Holocaust Educators from throughout the state of Tennessee so that they may serve as liaisons of the Tennessee Holocaust Commission in their region of the
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Tennessee State Day of Remembrance Ceremony 2013

April 30th, 2013
Survivors, families, friends and supporters gathered together on April 8, 2013 to commemorate the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust as well as the millions of other victims of Nazi persecution. The ceremony was held in the State capitol.
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The Roberston County Players Present Anne Frank

April 18th, 2013
The Robertson County Players performed the Diary of Anne Frank on April 18, 19, 20,21, 26,and 27th. Middle School students from around the county had the opportunity to listen to hidden child, Frances Cutler Hahn's story and ask questions about the
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Day of Remembrance 2013

March 11th, 2013
Please make plans to join us for the annual Tennessee Holocaust Day of Remembrance,  Monday, April 8, 2013 at Legislative Plaza in Room #LP12 at 3:00 PM, hosted by the Tennessee Holocaust Commission.    This year's
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Echoes and Reflections Workshop Huge Success

February 14th, 2013
  On February 13th, thirty east Tennessee educators spent the day working with experts from the Tennessee Holocaust Commission, the Anti-Defamation League, and the USC Shoah Foundation learning to incorporate visual history testimony from survivors,
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Apply for Summer Seminars

November 15th, 2012
  The Tennessee Holocaust Commission Seminar for Holocaust Education, is an interactive  intensive learning opportunity geared to the specific curricular and pedagogical needs of educators. This seven day seminar experience includes two summer
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Echoes and Reflections Workshop February 15

November 5th, 2012
The Tennessee Holocaust Commission, The Anti-Defamation League, & The USC Shoah Foundation Present ECHOES and REFLECTIONS WORKSHOP Wednesday, February 13, 2013, 8:00 am-4:00 pm Please click here for flyer! Please click here for
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Record Breaking Attendance at Nashville Conference

November 1st, 2012
Record Breaking Attendance at Irvin and Elizabeth Limor Nashville Holocaust Conference. Click here to view WSMV's coverage of the conference on October 30th.
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Nashville Educational Conference - Materials

October 30th, 2012
The Nashville, Irvin and Elizabeth Limor Educational Outreach Program. Click Here for Nashville Event Materials
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Memphis Educational Conference - Materials

October 29th, 2012
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Kaminsky Selected to Attend Jan Karski Institute

July 8th, 2012
Executive Director Danielle Kahane-Kaminsky attended the The Jan Karski Institute for Holocaust Education at Georgetown University. The program was geared to the specific curricular and pedagogical needs of educators. The course was held on the campus of
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15 Tennessee Educators Return from USSHM

June 4th, 2012
Fifteen teachers from around the state accompanied Executive Director, Danielle Kahane-Kaminsky to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from June 4th to the 7th. The generous support of the Niswonger Foundation and an anonymous donor allowed us to
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Tennessee State Day of Remembrance Ceremony 2012

April 2nd, 2012
Survivors, families, friends and supporters gathered together on April 2, 2012 to commemorate the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust as well as the millions of other victims of Nazi persecution. The ceremony was held in Legislative Plaza and began
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Belz-Lipman Reunion

April 2nd, 2012
A Reunion for Belz-Lipman Educators was held on April 2nd and 3rd to honor the 69 recipients of the Belz-Lipman Award since it’s inception in 1995.  The reunion events began with the TN State Day of Remembrance ceremony, held at Legislative Plaza
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Cumberland County Playhouse Hosts Anne Frank

March 7th, 2012
In a collaborative effort to raise awareness across Tennessee about the Holocaust, the Tennessee Holocaust Commission, the Cumberland County Playhouse and the Nashville Ballet presented three performances of the ballet Anne Frank along with dramatic
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2012 Belz-Lipman Award Winners Announced

February 13th, 2012
Tennessee Holocaust Commission Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator Award Winners 2011-2012 Click Here for Press Release   Since 1995 the THC has sponsored the Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator Award. Established by Memphis entrepreneurs and
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Belz-Lipman Reunion Event: 04/02/2012 - 04/03/2012

February 12th, 2012
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Anne Frank Ballet - Fundraising Event 05/07/12

February 11th, 2012

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Two Upcoming East TN Educational Conferences

February 10th, 2012

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MTSU Presentation - Living On in the Classroom

November 8th, 2011
The Tennessee Holocaust Commission was invited to present at the Tenth Biennial MTSU International Holocaust Studies Conference: Global Perspectives on the Holocaust.  On Saturday, October 22, 2011, the Commission Executive Director, Danielle
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Washington D.C. Summer Seminar 2012 - Apply Now

November 7th, 2011
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Memphis Educational Conference - Materials

October 27th, 2011
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Nashville Educational Conference - Materials

October 25th, 2011
The Nashville, Irvin and Elizabeth Limor Educational Outreach Program. Click Here for Nashville Event Materials    
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Belz-Lipman Award Applications Now Being Accepted

October 7th, 2011
Click Here for Application To apply for the prestigious Belz-Lipman Award please fill out our application form and send it to the following address: Tennessee Holocaust Commission Attn: Belz-Lipman Application 2417 West End Avenue Nashville, TN
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Memphis City Council Names Street In Honor Of Holo

July 5th, 2011
On July 5, 2011 the Memphis City Council recognized Stefan and Hesia (Henrietta) Diament as exemplary citizens of the city of Memphis by adopting a resolution to dedicate North Third Street between A.W. Willis Avenue and Saffarans Street as "Stefan and Hesia
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THC Takes Teachers to Washington D.C.

June 9th, 2011
Washinton D.C. 2011 Seminar  Seven teachers from around the state accompanied Danielle Kahane-Kaminsky and Dr. Paul Fleming on a three day trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum from June 7th to the 9th. The generous support of Ms. Lilian
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Belz-Lipman Award Winners Announced

May 3rd, 2011
Tennessee Holocaust Commission  Winners of the 2010/2011 Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator Award   Since 1995 the THC has sponsored the Belz-Lipman Holocaust Educator Award. Established by Memphis entrepreneurs and philanthropists Jack A. Belz
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TN State Annual Days of Remembrance Ceremony

May 3rd, 2011
Tennessee State Day of Remembrance Ceremony May 3, 2011   Survivors, families, friends and supporters gathered together on May 3, 2011 to commemorate the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust as well as the millions of other victims of
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“Living On” Exhibit Debuts In Bialystok, Poland

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In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Political Counselor Dan Sainz spoke at the University of Bialystok opening with the "Living On" photo exhibit.  The exhibit consists of portraits of Holocaust survivors living in Tennessee.  "We
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Commission Update, April - June 2010

June 21st, 2010
Check out our recent update for news on business, events, and staff at the Tennessee Holocaust Commission: fckeditor/uploads/file/Commission%20Update%20April-June%202010.pdf
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