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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center hosts a wide range of public programs throughout the year. These sessions cover a wide range of topics, including the Holocaust, genocide, and contemporary social justice issues; and include panel discussions, live performances, film screenings, and more. Many programs are free with Museum admission or membership, and many past programs can be viewed on the Museum’s YouTube channel.

Links to join online programs are sent to registrants 24 – 48 hours in advance of the start time.

May
30
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Online Program: “Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight”

Chiyono Shoji Hamer’s resilience knows no bounds. At the tender age of nine, she endured the horrors of the atomic bomb dropped over N...
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Online

Non-Members: Free

12:00pm CDT

Members: Free

Jun
2
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On-Site LGBTQ+ Pride Program: In Conversation with Ari Shapiro and Judy Gold – Exploring Intersectionality

Join us for an insightful discussion on LGBTQ+ issues and antisemitism with NPR Journalist and Host, Ari Shapiro, and Emmy Award winning act...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Free

2:30pm CDT

Members: Free

Jun
4
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Online Program: Automated Hate – Social Media and the Proliferation of Antisemitism

Focused on the rise and acceleration of antisemitism on the Internet, with specific emphasis on social media, this discussion will highlight...
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Online

Non-Members: Free

12:00pm CDT

Members: Free

Jun
6
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Fritzie Fritzshall Book & Author Event: Lisa Barr’s “The Goddess of Warsaw”

Join the Women’s Board of Illinois Holocaust Museum with Deerfield resident and New York Times bestselling author Lisa Barr as she discuss...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: $20

7:00pm CDT

Members: $20

Jun
19
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On-Site Juneteenth Commemoration: A Legacy of Hope and Allyship – A Conversation with Jonathan Eig and Professor Susannah Heschel

In honor of Juneteenth, join us for a profound discussion on the enduring impact and legacy of friendship and coalition between Dr. Martin L...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Free

6:30pm CDT

Members: Free

Jun
20
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Film & Discussion: “The Negotiator: Billy Caldwell Documentary”

As one of the Illinois treaty signers in 1829 and 1833, Billy Caldwell and others negotiated the sale of 5,000,000 acres of land in northwes...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: $40

7:00pm CDT

Members: $40

Jun
23
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On-Site Film Screening: “999: The Forgotten Girls of the Holocaust”

Join JCC Jewish Film Festival Chicago for a screening of 999: The Forgotten Girls of the Holocaust. This documentary film shares the untold ...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: $15

2:00pm CDT

Members: $15

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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center’s programming is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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