Confronting Contemporary Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial through the Arts

WHEN
Thursday, January 26, 2023, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST
WHERE
Online

With the rise in antisemitism, the increase in Holocaust denial and distortion, and the appalling lack of knowledge of the Holocaust, it is imperative to honor the past, shape the present, and empower the future by all means possible. A leader on this critical issue, The Defiant Requiem Foundation promotes Holocaust education and remembrance uniquely focused on the story of Jewish prisoners at the Theresienstadt concentration camp, who courageously defied the Nazis with art and music.

Leading up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join us for a conversation with Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat, Board Chair of the Defiant Requiem Foundation, in conversation with Murry Sidlin, Alexandra Zapruder, and Colleen Tambuscio. Their conversation will focus on how music and art can serve as a catalyst to fight contemporary antisemitism and Holocaust denial, and how funders can make change on this critical issue.

Speakers:

Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat
Board Chair, The Defiant Requiem Foundation
Chair of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (at the appointment of President Biden in 2021)
Special Adviser to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Holocaust Issues

Murry Sidlin
President and Artistic Director, The Defiant Requiem Foundation

Alexandra Zapruder
Education Director, The Defiant Requiem Foundation, and author of "Salvaged Pages"

Colleen Tambuscio
Defiant Requiem Teaching Ambassador
Subjects: English, Modern World History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Behavior, and Contemporary Genocide at New Milford High School 


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