Past Events

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Speaker Series - Speaking Yiddish to Chickens with Seth Stern

Speaker Series - Speaking Yiddish to Chickens with Seth Stern

Monday, May 20, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us for this unique conversation with author Seth Stern via Zoom. Register here!
Hartford Film Festival - 999: The Forgotten Girls

Hartford Film Festival - 999: The Forgotten Girls

Thursday, May 16, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
        Join us for a screening of 999: The Forgotten Girls, followed by a talkback with Zack Gelissen and Jane Schonberger and dessert [...]
Glastonbury Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

Glastonbury Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

Thursday, May 9, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Registration is strongly recommended but not required. Learn more here!
05 May

Yom HaShoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, May 5, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us for our Yom HaShoah Commemoration Sunday, May 5th | 2:00pm West Hartford Town Hall Register here!
03 May

Statewide Holocaust Commemoration

Friday, May 3, 2024    
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
We are pleased to return to the Senate Chambers at our Capitol Building in Hartford this year! For more information and registration, click here!
04 Apr

Speaker Series: Mark Schmidek

Thursday, April 4, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Register today!
28 Mar

Parents Webinar: Has Your Child Experienced Antisemitism in School?

Thursday, March 28, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Register today!
25 Mar

Speaker Series: Oren Schneider and Steven Hartov

Monday, March 25, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Register today!
18 Mar

Power of Words Series - Tara Ison and Jennifer Rosner

Monday, March 18, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our Power of Words Speaker Series continues! Join us on March 18th, 2024 at 7:00 pm for an evening with Tara Ison, author of At the [...]
06 Mar

Power of Words Series at the JCC - Christopher Gorham

Wednesday, March 6, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us at the Mandell JCC of Greater Hartford for this exciting author event! March 6th, 2024 | 7:00 pm We will be in conversation [...]
26 Feb

Mr. Arthur Asiimwe: The Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda: Tragedy, Reconciliation, and Rebuilding

Monday, February 26, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Join us for a special event with Mr. Arthur Asiimwe, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda.  For [...]
28 Jan

Save the Date! International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, January 28, 2024    
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  Register today at: https://voices-of-hope-inc.networkforgood.com/events/65293-2024-international-holocaust-remembrance-day
16 Jan

Power of Words Series - Richard Hurowitz and Nina Siegal

Tuesday, January 16, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
January 16th, 2024 | 1:00 pm Join us in conversation with Richard Hurowitz, author of In the Garden of the Righteous, and Nina Siegal, author of The [...]
11 Jan

The Honey Girl of Auschwitz

Thursday, January 11, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a screening of "The Honey Girl of Auschwitz" with special guest Esther Basch! Chabad House of Greater Hartford | 7:00 PM Get [...]
11 Dec

Power of Words Series - Buzzy Jackson and Larry Loftis

Monday, December 11, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mark your calendars for our virtual evening with Buzzy Jackson, author of To Die Beautiful, and Larry Loftis, author ofThe Watchmaker's Daughter.  December 11th, 2023 | [...]
09 Nov

Power of Words Series with Ari Joskowicz

Thursday, November 9, 2023    
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a virtual conversation with Ari Josckowicz, author of the new book Rain of Ash.  We look forward to partnering with the UCONN [...]
02 Nov

2023 Evening of Hope

Thursday, November 2, 2023    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
17 Oct

Power of Words Series at the JCC - Pam Jenoff, Martha Hall Kelly, and Kristina Morris

Tuesday, October 17, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join us on October 17th, 2023 at 7:00 pm the Mandell JCC! We will be welcoming three wonderful authors for an in-depth conversation about their [...]
19 Sep

Power Of Words Series: Meryl Frank and Marsha Lederman

Tuesday, September 19, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power of Words Speaker Series 2023 in partnership with the Jewish Book Council Join us in conversation with Meryl Frank, author of Unearthed, and Marsha Lederman, [...]
30 Aug

The Watchmakers: Virtual Author Event with Scott Lenga

Wednesday, August 30, 2023    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, August 30 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Join us for a virtual event with author Scott Lenga, joining us from Tel Aviv, to discuss The Watchmakers: [...]
12 Jun

Weina Dai Randel & Michael Frank - EVENT POSTPONED

Monday, June 12, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Due to a family emergency, our upcoming program with Weina Dai Randel, author of The Last Rose of Shanghai, and Michael Frank, author of One [...]
06 Jun

Holocaust Survivor Day

Tuesday, June 6, 2023    
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Join us to celebrate our survivors on Holocaust Survivor Day at the Mandell JCC. Please note that this year's event is limited to our survivor [...]
22 May

Power of Words Speaker Series - David de Jong

Monday, May 22, 2023    
12:00 am
  Join us for this virtual event with David de Jong, author of Nazi Billionaires: The Dark History of Germany's Wealthiest Dynasties.  Register here!
04 May

Speak Up Storytelling Showcase

Thursday, May 4, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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17 Apr

March of the Living

Monday, April 17, 2023 - Wednesday, April 26, 2023    
All Day
  March of the Living Trip April 17 - 26, 2023 It is only by remembering the past that we can ensure the future. The [...]
16 Apr

Yom HaShoah

Sunday, April 16, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
23 Mar

"Four Winters" - Hartford Jewish Film Festival

Thursday, March 23, 2023    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Voices of Hope proudly presents  "Four Winters"  Join us on Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 at 7:00pm at the Mandell JCC for this riveting film, sponsored [...]
18 Mar

Once We Were Home

Saturday, March 18, 2023    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Once We Were Home Author Event with Jennifer Rosner Saturday, March 18, 2023 1:00 pm Avon Library Community Room, 281 Country Club Rd., Avon CT [...]
14 Mar

Power of Words Speaker Series - Meg Waite Clayton

Tuesday, March 14, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Join us on Zoom for a conversation with acclaimed author Meg Waite Clayton who will be speaking about her newest publication, The Postmistress [...]
29 Jan

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Sunday, January 29, 2023    
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the [...]
09 Jan

January 9, 2023 | 7:00pm – Jai Chakrabarti & Adam Langer – The Play at the End of the World & Cyclorama

Monday, January 9, 2023    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
*Please note: this event will now be held viz Zoom.   Join us to discuss two books about two plays with very different perspectives about the [...]
05 Dec

A Conversation with Tova Friedman, author of "The Daughter of Auschwitz"

Monday, December 5, 2022    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  Join us for an evening with Tova Friedman, author of The Daughter of Auschwitz" This event will be held via Zoom and is co-sponsored by [...]
16 Nov

Nazi Racism and American Jim Crow Laws

Wednesday, November 16, 2022    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register today! Wednesday, November 16, 2022 7:00-8:30 PM at Sterling House Community Center in Stratford, Connecticut   Join our panelists for a partial screening of [...]
13 Nov

5th Annual Kristallnacht Commemoration

Sunday, November 13, 2022    
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Register today!
27 Oct

Evening of Hope

Thursday, October 27, 2022    
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
2022 Evening of Hope: A Night at the Theater Please join us on October 27, 2022 at 7 pm at the Mandell Jewish Community Center [...]
30 Sep
22 Sep

The Rescuers-Community Viewing

Thursday, September 22, 2022    
6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
  The Rescuers, from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King and Producer, Joyce D. Mandell, uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats [...]
22 Sep

The Rescuers- School Viewing

Thursday, September 22, 2022    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Rescuers, from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King and Producer, Joyce D. Mandell, uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats who, [...]
11 Sep

Descendants of the Shoah Conference

Sunday, September 11, 2022    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Descendants of the Shoah Conference is an opportunity to raise consciousness about Holocaust history, personal experiences and the continuity of remembrance. Through insightful dialogue, [...]
A Conversation with Sam Apple

A Conversation with Sam Apple

Monday, June 13, 2022    
7:00 pm
In Ravenous, Sam Apple reclaims Otto Warburg as a morally compromised genius who pursued cancer single-mindedly even as Europe disintegrated around him. While the vast [...]
A Conversation with Anna Salton Eisen

A Conversation with Anna Salton Eisen

Monday, May 16, 2022    
7:00 pm
Anna Salton Eisen was an adult when she finally broke her parents' silence about their Holocaust experiences. Pillar of Salt: A Daughter's Life in the [...]
25 Apr

Community-wide Reading of the Names

Monday, April 25, 2022    
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Sunday, April 24, 2022    
7:00 pm
Honoring the memory of the Martyred Six Million Reading of the names of our community's family who perished and departed survivors - 6:00 pm Ruth [...]
Voices of Hope Proudly Presents: I AM HERE

Voices of Hope Proudly Presents: I AM HERE

Tuesday, April 5, 2022    
7:00 pm
STREAMING: April 6, 7:00 - April 9, 9:00 pm Sponsored by the families of Peter Fishman & Alan Lazowski Click here to register.
A Conversation with Gwen Strauss, Moderated by Pat Kazakoff

A Conversation with Gwen Strauss, Moderated by Pat Kazakoff

Sunday, March 13, 2022    
1:00 pm
Gwen Strauss is an award-winning children's author and poet whose poems, short stories and essays have appeared in numerous journals including Catapult, The New Republic, [...]
02 Mar

Lucy Adlington's "The Dressmakers of Auschwitz"

Wednesday, March 2, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A virtual event on Zoom Presented by the Departments of History, Political Science, Women's and Gender Studies, and Judaic Studies The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The [...]