Shanghai: Holocaust Port of Refuge

By Giving List Staff   |   January 31, 2023

On Sunday, February 5th, Holocaust Museum LA’s staff members and curators of the traveling exhibition “Hidden History: Recounting the Shanghai Jewish Story” will be speaking at an event in Morgan Hill, along with a 95-year old Shanghai survivor and special guest speaker former Congresswoman Jackie Speier. During the 1930s, when most closed their borders to Jewish refugees seeking asylum from Nazi Germany, Shanghai was one of the few that remained open. The unique and inspiring stories of the Shanghai Jewish community are especially relevant today with the rising tide bigotry and antisemitism, increasing hate crimes targeting the AAPI community, and worldwide refugee crises. RSVP HERE!

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How can we take the lessons of the Holocaust and apply them to what’s going on today? Education is key. We need to teach that we are all connected. We’re proud to support Holocaust Museum LA in their much-needed work to preserve the stories of survivors, like my husband David, and to carry forward their messages of courage, resilience, and hope.
Sheryl and David Wiener, Holocaust Museum LA Board members and generous supporters

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$1,000 – Sponsors training & tools for 10 teachers to learn how to best facilitate lessons about the Holocaust and genocide in the classroom. 

$2,500 – Enables 100 students to participate in a free, docent-led, customized tour and to meet a survivor.

$5,000 – Provides bus transportation for students from Title I schools in Northern California to visit the Museum.

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