Thursday, January 25, 2024

Holocaust Remembrance & Education; George Segal Exhibition, Zimmerli




International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27

Since 2005, this annual day of commemoration designated by the U.N. marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, honoring the victims of Nazism and also supporting education to prevent future genocides.



For more than twenty years, the Herbert and Leonard Littman Families Holocaust Resource Center (HRC) at the Bildner Center has been a leader in Holocaust education. By offering free professional development for public school teachers in Holocaust history and pedagogy, the Center has a major impact on thousands of students in New Jersey and beyond.


Free Mini-Course for Middle and High School Teachers


Theresienstadt Reconsidered

Tuesdays, March 12, 19, and 26

Prof. Justin Cammy, Smith College, explores cultural life and resistance at Theresienstadt, a camp used as a German propaganda tool. Art, music, and artifacts will be presented in teaching about this important Holocaust site.

Educational materials and dinner included.

Learn more here.


A child's artwork from Theresienstadt


Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day


U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 

Surviving Auschwitz:

A Child Emerges from the Holocaust

Friday, January 26, 1:00 p.m.

Watch via live-stream here.



Films recommended by the Rutgers Jewish Film Festival (RUJFF) to mark the day:

How Saba Kept Singing (RUJFF 2022)

Available on YouTube

Witness Theater (RUJFF School Screening 2019)

Stream on Tubi or through local library on Kanopy

Those Who Remained (RUJFF 2019)

Rent on Amazon





"George Segal Seated with 'Bus Riders,'” Courtesy of Rena Segal. © Arnold Newman Properties/Getty Images.

Celebrate the Opening of a New Exhibition at the Zimmerli Art Museum

George Segal:

Themes and Variations

January 27, 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.


One of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century, George Segal's work as a painter, in pastels, and in photography is less well known. This new exhibition marks the centennial of Segal's birth, examining themes that run throughout his art.


Learn more here.