Community Events

As community events become available, they will be posted here. Please be sure to visit this page frequently! Don’t forget to join our newsletter and like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on events.  These are courtesy posts in which HAMEC does not necessarily have a partnership in.

3G Philly Forum (Topic: “Speaking to Kids about the Holocaust”)
Tuesday, August 3 at 8:30 PM

Zoom Link: Email for the zoom link.

3G Philly Forum is a space to share stories, experiences and feelings in relation to our families’ histories as well as current events. It is held the first Tuesday of every month at 8:30 PM via zoom and is moderated by fellow 3G, Amanda Pisark.
Holocaust Education and Awareness Committee
Wednesday, August 11 at 8:00 PM

Zoom Link: Email for the zoom link.

We are thinking outside the box on Holocaust education, including an exciting new social media project aimed at educating adults 25-50. Please join us for our second Holocaust Education meeting to discuss this and other exciting projects to increase Holocaust awareness and education in our region.
*Learn about current projects AND/OR suggest your own.*

Learn to compellingly share your grandparents’ story of survival

We are excited to share that we will be hosting another WEDU (We Educate)
training session this fall. These sessions are available to all 3G’s in the
Greater Philadelphia Area.

Click here to learn more –

3G Philly Program September 30, 2021



From the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Community Relations Council

Community Virtual Programming

Liberation75 Conference

May 4 – 9, 2021
Global gathering of survivors, descendants, educators to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation. Performances, films, keynote addresses and breakout sessions. For further details and registration, see

Summer Virtual Professional Development

National Endowment for Humanities at Kean College:
“The Search for Humanity after Atrocity”

June 17 – 30, 2021
Application deadline March 1, 2021

Two-week seminar for college and university educators. For more information, see NEHSeminar 2021 or call seminar leader Dr. Dennis Klein at 210-783-5393

2021 Belfer Conference, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

July 7 – 9
Belfer Conference for secondary school and community college faculty

July 28 – 30
Belfer Alumni Next Steps National Conference for alumni only

August 2 – 3
Belfer Conference for Holocaust Education Partners — school administrators, curriculum coordinators, librarians and more

For further details and registration, see Belfer 2021 or contact

Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI):
“Teaching the Holocaust and Human Rights”

For updated information regarding in-person or virtual 5-day summer programming, see TOLI Summer 2021

Appalachian State University – Martin & Doris Rosen Summer Symposium:
“Children in the Holocaust”

July 18 – 23, 2021
Presenters include Dr. Deborah Dwork (CUNY), Dr. Patricia Heberer Rice (USHMM), and Dr. Michael Berenbaum (American Jewish University). CEUs available.

For more information and application, see Appalachian State Summer 2021: Children in the Holocaust

For questions and preliminary program, contact

JCRC Community Programming

Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition

Students in grades 7-12 in the 5-counties of SE Pennsylvania are invited to submit original, creative responses to their Holocaust studies in the form of poetry, prose, painting, sculpture, music, dance and video. Entries due April 9, 2021.

To learn more: Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition

For extensive resource list, see
Resources for Studying About the Holocaust grades 7-12


Virtual Philadelphia Community Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

Sunday, April 11, 1:00 p.m.
Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for candle lighting, music, readings and prayers at the annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, in partnership with the Association of Jewish Holocaust Survivors of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation.