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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Welcome to the Buzz’s community calendar – please explore our list of local-ish events…and please feel free to add your own.

F.A.C.E. Antisemitism Student Symposium

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

Join Holocaust Museum LA's Teen Advisory Board for the 2nd Annual FACE (Fight, Address, Confront, End) Antisemitism Student Symposium. 9th through 12th grade students are invited to discuss how to identify, combat, and work to end acts of antisemitism in their communities and schools. Holocaust Museum LA’s Teen Advisory Board hosts this 2nd annual event […]

Sunday Survivor Talk with Joe Alexander

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

On his Holocaust experience, Joseph reflects, "I feel that the man upstairs wanted me to survive so I can tell people what happened." Survivor talks are generously supported by Arnold L. Gilberg, MD, PhD and Family. About Joe was born in 1922 in Kowal, Poland. At the beginning of the war, his family lived in […]

Jewish Pride in a Post-October 7th World

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

Now, more than ever, the Jewish community needs to understand and take pride in our history, experiences, and identity to advocate for ourselves and fight antisemitism. Join author and educator Ben M. Freeman and activist and educator Eden Cohen to learn more about the critical need for Jewish pride. About Ben M. Freeman is a […]

Book Talk: The Counterfeit Countess

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

In honor of Women's History Month, join authors Dr. Elizabeth “Barry” White and Dr. Joanna Sliwa to learn about their new book, the astonishing story of Dr. Josephine Janina Mehlberg, a Jewish mathematician who saved thousands of lives in Nazi-occupied Poland by masquerading as a Polish aristocrat. World War II and the Holocaust have given […]

Sunday Survivor Talk with Joe Samuels

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

Joseph Samuels was born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1930 and survived the Farhud massacre in 1941. His story illustrates the wider geographic scope of the Holocaust, which extended beyond Europe. Included with admission ticket.

Staged Reading: Ordinary Girls

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

In honor of Women's History Month, join playwright Elin Hampton for a staged reading and conversation about her new play, Ordinary Girls, which tells the story of three teenage girls who are recruited by the Dutch underground to seduce and assassinate German officers during WWII. In 1939, three teenage girls (one as young as 14) […]

Family Film – Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

Join Holocaust Museum LA for a screening of a film about the timeless, unbreakable bond between a boy and his faithful dog, put to the ultimate test in 1930s Germany. Q&A with writer/director Lynn Roth to follow the screening. About The timeless, unbreakable bond between a boy and his faithful dog is put to the […]

Sunday Survivor Talk with Susanne Reyto

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

Susanne was born just six days before the Nazi occupation of Hungary in March 1944 and survived the first year of her life living with her mother in so-called “protected houses,” with protective papers (Schutzpass) from the Swedish and Swiss legations. Living under cold and damp conditions in the basement which were normally used for […]

The History of Antisemitism in Los Angeles

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

"Is the antisemitism here today worse than it has ever been? Hard to say, because for so very long, almost no one wanted to talk openly about it — certainly not most of the people committing it, and maybe not even the people who were its victims, fearful that bringing it up would only bring […]

Sunday Survivor Talk with Betty Hyatt

Holocaust Museum LA 100 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, United States

Betty Hyatt was born in 1934 in Antwerp, Belgium to Dutch parents. In May 1940, Nazi Germany invaded Belgium. Betty’s parents fled with their family and intended to go to Surinam, then a Dutch colony, by way of Portugal. As they trekked out of Belgium, Betty’s family was caught in Vichy France. Since they were […]