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Yom HaShoah

Flowers and candles on a table
Flowers and candles from the “Generations” survivor and family ceremony of the annual CHGS Yom HaShoah commemoration.)

Each year CHGS hosts a regional Yom HaShoah commemoration in Peabody, Massachusetts. The program aims to honor survivors, families of late survivors and recognize their Holocaust Legacy Partners who represent them to new generations of audiences. During the ceremony, the CHGS also highlights outstanding students with the Sonia Schreiber Weitz Upstander Award. The night concludes with a keynote talk by a scholar with prominent research in the field of Holocaust studies.

Sonia Schreiber Weitz Lecture Series

Named after Sonia Schreiber Weitz, Holocaust survivor, poet, and co-founder of the Holocaust Center, Boston North, this signature program is designed to advance all issues related to the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies’ mission.

Public Talks

Journalist Andrew Rosenthal speaking to an auditorium audience
New York Times’ journalist Andrew Rosenthal speaking on “The Attack on Truth: Media and Democracy”.

The CHGS sponsors topical talks by experts and advocates in many fields related to our mission. These are free and open to the entire campus and larger community.

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