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May 14th, 2016

Annual USHMM Professional Development Trip, June 2016

  • Are you a teacher looking for ACT48 credits?

  • Are you looking to meet Pennsylvania's legislation that recommends the Holocaust to be taught in public schools?

  • Or are you interested in visiting the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum?

Then join us on Thursday June 23rd, 2016 for a professional development trip to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Cost is $50 per person ($5 discount for HAMEC members).

Register now to save your seat!
Deadline is Monday, June 20th

  • 7am departure from the Holocaust Awareness Museum, 10100 Jamison Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19116
  • 4pm departure from the USHMM, returning to the Holocaust Awareness Museum between 8-9pm
  • Lunch will be provided. Dinner is on your own at the Maryland House rest stop on I-95
  • On bus talks and trip escort by Dave Tuck, Holocaust survivor and Geoff Quinn, Education Director, Holocaust Awareness Museum
  • Reserved admission to the USHMM

Please select your choice of lunch sandwich from the following and include it in your RSVP:

  • Tuna
  • Turkey
  • Corned Beef
  • Vegetarian

For more information or to RSVP, contact Geoff Quinn at the Holocaust Awareness Museum at 215-464-4701 or geoff@hamec.org

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April 30th

Painting with a Purpose

Painting with a Purpose Fundraiser

Come paint and sip for a good cause by Painting with a Purpose!

HALF the proceeds go to support HAMEC's educational programs

Date: Tuesday, May 24th

Time: 6:30-9:30pm

Location: Painting with a Twist, 2337 Street Rd, Bensalem, PA 19020

Instructor: Rhonda

Cost: $45

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March 7th

Telling Our Families' Stories Panel Discussion


Telling Our Families' Stories

Sunday, April 10, 2016
1PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106


Join us for a stimulating inter-generational program which includes a discussion panel and an opportunity for you to continue the conversation using Museum resources.



We especially encourage children and grandchildren of survivors to attend this unique event, but all are welcome.

The discussion panel includes local educators including Child Holocaust Survivor Daniel Goldsmith, Shari Glauser (daughter of Holocaust Survivor Kurt Herman z"l), and Avi Wisnia (grandson of Holocaust Survivor Cantor David Wisnia). They will be sharing their personal or family's experience before, during, and after the Holocaust and discuss what moves them to keep the stories alive and relevant today.

A light reception for survivor families will take place after the presentation.

After the presentation you'll have three options to continue the conversation by

  • Touring the Dreams of Freedom exhibit with a Docent
  • Sharing your family's story in the It's Your Story booth
  • Responding to questions in the Contemporary Issues Forum

Attendees with small children may have one parent/grandparent take their children to participate in the free NMAJH Second Sunday Passover programming during the presentation.

Pre-registration requested due to space limitations. Please contact Tammy Forstater at 215-464-4701 or tammy@hamec.org to register and for further information. Presentations appropriate for 13 and up.

This is a free event with admission to the National Museum of American Jewish History.
This event is in partnership with the National Museum of American Jewish History.