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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Holocaust & Human Rights Committee Update

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Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, was the night Nazis attacked thousands of Jewish people and destroyed their property.  Kristallnacht is seen as symbolizing the final shattering of the Jewish existence in Europe and is commemorated on November 9-10th each year.   

For more information about Kristallnacht, click here.  To attend a virtual event hosted by The Museum of Jewish Heritage  - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust click here

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY EVENT: A Conversation with Journalist ELIZABETH RUBIN and Afghan Rapper and Activist SONITA ALIZADA

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 8PM via ZOOM.

Join us to hear from Elizabeth Rubin, American journalist and award-winning war correspondent in conversation with Sonita Alizada, Afghan Rapper and activist whose family was brought to safety through Elizabeth’s efforts.

Advance registration required. To register, click here.

Human Rights Day 2021 Revised with link

New Castle Holocaust and Human Rights Committee Mission Statement:  The mission of our Committee is to educate residents of all ages and create community awareness about the Holocaust, other genocides and human rights violations.  The Committee will work with other groups and organizations to educate the community to never forget the horrors of the Holocaust and other genocides and to apply these lessons to today’s world. The Committee will also work to promote the teaching of the Holocaust and Human Rights in our schools. 

Learn more about the Town of New Castle Holocaust & Human Rights Committee and how you can get involved here.  Follow us on Social Media for the latest News & Events.

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