MCHE Calendar

MCHE programs include public programs, commemorative programs, professional development for educators, special events and exhibits, and events for students.

July 2021

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MCHE Closed – 4th of July Observed
All Day
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The Jews They Knew: Nazi Violence among Friends & Neighbors
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Every Jewish person murdered in Auschwitz-Birkenau had been friends or neighbors with at least some non-Jewish people at one time. This talk will take a step back to the communities in which Jews had lived before deportation or Nazi occupation. It will explore the topic of violence among people who had previously coexi

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MCHE Summer Institute: The Path to Genocide
9:00 am - 12:00 am

4-day summer institute for educators in grades 7-12. Taught my MCHE educators in conjunction with the exhibition Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away. Exhibition access throughout the course is included.

This course centers on a chronological survey of Holocaust history with emphasis on the evolution of Nazi policy. I

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MCHE Summer Institute: The Path to Genocide
All Day

4-day summer institute for educators in grades 7-12. Taught my MCHE educators in conjunction with the exhibition Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away. Exhibition access throughout the course is included.

This course centers on a chronological survey of Holocaust history with emphasis on the evolution of Nazi policy. I

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MCHE Summer Institute: The Path to Genocide
All Day

4-day summer institute for educators in grades 7-12. Taught my MCHE educators in conjunction with the exhibition Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away. Exhibition access throughout the course is included.

This course centers on a chronological survey of Holocaust history with emphasis on the evolution of Nazi policy. I

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MCHE Summer Institute: The Path to Genocide
12:00 am - 4:00 pm

4-day summer institute for educators in grades 7-12. Taught my MCHE educators in conjunction with the exhibition Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away. Exhibition access throughout the course is included.

This course centers on a chronological survey of Holocaust history with emphasis on the evolution of Nazi policy. I

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“Cities of Boundless Possibilities:” Polish Jewry Between the Wars
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

On the eve of the Holocaust, Polish Jewry – Europe’s largest Jewish community and most of American and Israeli Jewry’s historic “heartland” – was a vital and dynamic society: a forward looking “brave new world” filled with potential, brimming with life, and caught up in and grappling with a process of t

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August 2021

August 02
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

The Roma Experience of the Holocaust

Zoom
Dr. Baumgartner is Director of the Documentation Centre of the Austrian Resistance.Presented by the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education and Union Station Kansas City in support of the exhibition Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far ...
August 10 - 16
All Day

Prosecuting Evil – Jewish Film Festival

https://www.thejkc.org/index.php?src=gendocs&ref=KCJFF_Prosecuting_Evil&category=film
Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz August 10 Length: 1 hour 22 min Language: English Single Film Ticket: $14 Buy Tickets Tickets will be available for purchase until 9:00 pm on the last night the film ...
August 24
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Terezin & Deportations from the West

Zoom
Terezín was operated by the Nazis between November 1941 and May 1945 as a transit ghetto for Central and Western European Jews before their deportation for murder in the East. The Last Ghetto offers both ...
August 25
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Exhibition Preview for Educators – Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away.

Union Station Kansas City
Preview of the exhibition Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away. for educators of grades 7-12. Free admission with school ID. Registration available soon.

September 2021

September 01
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Mengele: Unmasking the “Angel of Death”

Union Station Kansas City
Historian David G. Marwell will talk about his recent book on Josef Mengele, in which he strips away the myths that have attached themselves to the Auschwitz doctor and replaces what is a frightening caricature ...
September 06
All Day

MCHE Closed – Labor Day

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