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September 2018

ORDINARY MEN and REMEMBERING SURVIVAL

September 27, 2018 , 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Title: Dr. Christopher Browning Lecture: ORDINARY MEN and REMEMBERING SURVIVAL description: Join Classrooms without Borders for this important lecture by author, educator and world renowned historian, Christopher Browning. Dr. Browning’s research focuses on Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. He has written extensively about three issues: Nazi decision- and policy-making in regard to the origins of the Final Solution; the behavior and motives of various middle- and lower-echelon personnel involved in implementing Nazi Jewish policy; and the use of survivor testimony…

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October 2018

Trip To Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives

October 3, 2018 , 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

title: Trip To Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives description: You are invited to tour the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Senator John Heinz History Center with Women of Temple Sinai and the Falk Library Committee on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 10 AM–Noon (with optional lunch afterwards at Lidia’s). The Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives was founded in 1989 to collect, preserve, and make accessible the documentary history of Jews and Jewish communities of Western Pennsylvania.…

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Getting to Know Our Neighbors: History of the Hill District

October 9, 2018 , 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

title: Squirrel Hill Historical Society October Program description: Getting to Know Our Neighbors: History of the Hill District Speaker: Terri Baltimore Director of Neighborhood Engagement for the Hill House Association start-date: 2018-10-09 start time: 7:30 PM end date: 2018-10-09 end time: 9:00 PM all-day event: yes recurring event: No event address: Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://squirrelhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh program

October 28, 2018 , 10:30 am

title: The Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh presents: Top 10 Things I Learned About My Family From My Couch with Tammy Hepps description: On October 28, the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh will welcome local genealogist and historian Tammy Hepps of HomesteadHebrews.com to the Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives at the Heinz History Center. She will present her talk “Top 10 Things I Learned About My Family From My Couch,” which reviews the possibilities of internet-based genealogical research. The…

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November 2018

NINE MILE RUN

November 13, 2018 , 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

title: Squirrel Hill Historical Society November Program description: NINE MILE RUN Speaker: Wayne Bossinger, Member of the Squirrel Hill Historical Society Board and Historical Researcher NINE MILE RUN Speaker: Wayne Bossinger, Squirrel Hill Historical Society Board Member and Historical Researcher start-date: 2018-11-13 start time: 7:30 PM end date: 2018-11-13 end time: 9:00 PM all-day event: yes recurring event: No event address: Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Avenue event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://squirrelhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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December 2018

Postcard from Germany

December 8, 2018 , 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

title: Postcard from Germany Rabbi Jamie Gibson description: Rabbi Jamie Gibson will share highlights and reflections from his trip to Berlin for the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Come join us for Shabbat Se’udah Ha-Shli-Sheet. The evening will conclude with Havdalah. Free and open to the public. Questions? Contact Nancy Conaway at (412) 421-9715 ext. 115 or Nancy@TempleSinaiPGH.org. start-date: 2018-12-08 start time: 4 PM end date: 2018-12-08 end time: 6 PM all-day event: recurring event: No event address: 5505 Forbes Avenue,…

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Squirrel Hill Historical Society December Program

December 11, 2018 , 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

title: Squirrel Hill Historical Society December Program description: Title: The Story of Roads and Bridges in Pittsburgh Speaker: Todd Wilson, Transportation Engineer, Bridge Historian and Author of "Pittsburgh Bridges" start-date: 2018-12-11 start time: 7:30 pm end date: 2018-12-11 end time: 9:15 pm all-day event: yes recurring event: No event address: Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Avenue event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://sqhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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January 2019

Helen Wilson, SHHS Co Vice-President and former teacher

January 8, 2019 , 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Speaker, Helen Wilson, SHHS Co Vice-President and former teacher "The History of Squirrel's Hill Public Elementary Schools" start-date: 2019-01-08 start time: 7:30 pm end date: 2019-01-08 end time: 9:15 pm all-day event: recurring event: No event address: Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Avenue event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://Squirrelhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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February 2019

Matthias Hass: Exhibit on The Wannsee Conference and Anti-Semitism

February 4, 2019 , 7:00 pm

Matthias Hass: Exhibit on The Wannsee Conference and Antisemitism description: The Wannsee Conference and the Persecution and Murder of the European Jews Come to Levy Hall in Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, for this special presentation and exhibit on the Wannsee conference, in which the Nazis worked out the logistics of the Final Solution. The exhibition educates about the Holocaust, exposing the motives of the perpetrators and commemorating the victims. It focuses on the Wannsee Conference, its participants and…

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March 2019

Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race

March 1, 2019 , 12:00 am - April 27, 2019 , 12:00 am

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race will be at the Heritage Discovery Center in Johnstown. The exhibition examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public good, used science to help legitimize persecution, murder and ultimately, genocide. Admission to the entire Heritage Discovery Center will be free every Saturday during the exhibition in order to maximize the number of people who see it.…

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Squirrel Hill Historical Society (SHHS) March Program

March 12, 2019 , 7:30 am - 9:15 pm

title: Squirrel Hill Historical Society (SHHS) March Program description: History of Kennywood Speaker: Andy Quinn, Member of Family That Has Owned Kennywood Park for more than 100 years, Historian and Former Kennywood Community Relations Director start-date: 2019-03-12 start time: 7:30 pm end date: 2019-03-12 end time: 9:15 pm all-day event: recurring event: No event address: Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pa event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://squirrelhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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An Evening of Holocaust Education and Remembrance

March 28, 2019 , 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An Evening of Holocaust Education and Remembrance description: In commemoration of the Tree of Life Synagogue, Shaler Area High School students are hosting an evening of Holocaust remembrance and education. In the library and LIGHT Center (Center for Leadership through Innovation in Genocide and Human rights Teaching), survivor Shulamit Bastacky, students, and leaders from the SNHL and Millvale libraries will decorate butterflies in remembrance of child victims of the Holocaust and read stories of empathy and tolerance. In the lobby,…

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April 2019

SHHS History of Dollar Bank

April 9, 2019 , 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

From: <historysqhill@hotmail.com> title: Squirrel Hill Historical Society (SHHS) April Program description: History of Dollar Bank Speakers: Joseph Smith. Senior Vice President, Dollar Bank, and Dorothy Spangle, Multi-Media Production Specialist at Dollar Bank start-date: 2019-04-09 start time: 7:30 pm end date: 2019-04-09 end time: 9:15 pm all-day event: recurring event: No event address: Church of the Redeemer 5700 Forbes Avenue event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://Squirrelhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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May 2019

Gene Kelly and the Jewish Community of Squirrel Hill

May 14, 2019 , 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Squirrel Hill Historical Society May Program description: 'Gene Kelly and the Jewish Community of Squirrel Hill" Speaker: Eric Lidji Director of the Rauh Jewish Archives Senator John Heinz History Center start-date: 2019-05-14 start time: 7:30 pm end date: 2019-05-14 end time: 9:15 pm all-day event: recurring event: No event address: 5700 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, Pa event organizer: Squirrel Hill Historical Society event website: http://squirrelhillhistory.org event cost: Free

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September 2019

Retrospective: 1992-2019

September 8, 2019 , 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

You are invited to attend the closing program of the Jewish Women’s Center of Pittsburgh, Retrospective: 1992-2019 at the Rauh Jewish History Program and Archives located in the Heinz History Museum. Come mingle, reminisce and enjoy light refreshments. Please RSVP to http://evite.me/zUeenuUehG by August 28.

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