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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. Most 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.

Feb
29
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On-Site Live Performance: A Diplomat for Humanity – A Concert for Sugihara

Following a sold-out U.S. premiere at Carnegie Hall, hear world-renowned cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper and accompanist Zac Zinger as they pe...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Museum Admission

6:30pm CST

Members: Free

Mar
7
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On-Site & Online Jones Day Foundation Community Series | A Time for Action: Rising Hate Crimes & Antisemitism

In recent months, hundreds of thought leaders, university faculty, alumni, donors, and officials around the country have denounced administr...
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On-Site & Online

Non-Members: Free

6:30pm CST

Members: Free

Mar
24
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On-Site Book & Author: “The Counterfeit Countess”

The Counterfeit Countess: The Jewish Woman Who Rescued Thousands of Poles during the Holocaust is based on the memoir of Dr. Josephine Jahin...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Museum admission

2:30pm CST

Members: Free

Mar
28
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Live Performance: A Night in Miami

Join us at the Museum with Chicago’s Emmy-Award-winning Orbert Davis, trumpeter, composer, and educator; along with his Jazz Quartet a...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Free

6:30pm CST

Members: Free

Apr
7
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Off-Site Film Screening: “Vishniac”

He was difficult and flamboyant, a shameless self-promoter, bender of the truth and master of reinvention. He was also one of the groundbrea...
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1850 Tower Drive, Glenview, IL 60026

Non-Members: $18.00

1:00pm CST

Members: $18.00

Apr
11
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Online Lunch & Learn: “Everything’s Kosher”

Join us with director and filmmaker Adam Fried to discuss his up-and-coming film, Everything’s Kosher, a heartfelt documentary that spans ...
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Online

Non-Members: $5.00

12:00pm CST

Members: Free

Apr
21
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On-Site Jones Day Foundation Community Series: Confronting Antisemitism: A Training for Parents and Caregivers

The recent rise of antisemitism in the United States has resulted in a 49% increase in antisemitic incidents in K-12 schools in 2022. Join u...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Free

2:30pm CST

Members: Free

May
5
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On-site Ellen V. & Philip L. Glass Holocaust Commemorative Series – Honoring the Past to Transform the Future: Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Join us for a poignant and reflective afternoon as Illinois Holocaust Museum, Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago, Jewish United Fund/...
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9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, IL 60077

Non-Members: Free

2:30pm CST

Members: Free

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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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