May 10, 2018; 3:00pm – The Rhode Island holocaust-Genocide Committee is hosting a special program at the RI Statehouse Governor’s State Room. Professor Henry Theriault, a recognized authority on Holocaust and Genocide education, will discuss why it is so important for this topic to be taught in our schools. Shortly after the presentation, a resolution in both the state house and senate in recognition to the legislation requiring Holocaust-Genocide education in our schools will be presented and voted on.
June 3, 2018; 5:00pm – 2018 Arts & Writing Contest Awards Ceremony – Join us at the Dwares JCC in Providence for this annual ceremony honoring Rhode Island students and teachers. This years theme is: Courage to Resist. Ice Cream Social to follow awards. Contest entries are due May 4th. Click here to download Entry Form.
Sunday, June 10, 2018, 2:00pm – Not Your Average Book Club – Join us for our 2nd “Not Your Average–No Obligation Book Club”, sponsored by The Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center. The Sandcastle Girls, Chris Bohjalian’s 14th novel, will take our discussion from the present day back to Syria during the Armenian genocide during the last days of the Ottoman Empire. – “How do a million and a half people die with nobody knowing?” ponders Laura Petrosian, the book’s modern-day narrator. The answer, she will discover, is really very simple: “You kill them in the middle of nowhere.” “The Sandcastle Girls” is story of love, loss, and a secret that has been buried for generations, For more information contact May@bornsteinholocaustcenter.org or email@example.com.
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