We are in this together. Find out what you can do. Offered by the Holocaust Center for Humanity in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League to confront growing antisemitism and intolerance.
The course examines connections between historic and contemporary antisemitism and addresses current events. This interactive, discussion-based program engages participants and provides practical tools for responding to antisemitism and hate in our society.
"Confronting Antisemitism and Intolerance" is a single 3-hour course.
Location: Henry and Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity, Seattle
Free | Registration Required (no walk-ins) | Dinner provided | Space is limited | Participants commit to attending for the duration of the class | 3 clock hours are available for teachers
All classes run from 4:30pm - 7:30pm at the Holocaust Center for Humanity.
Choose one date:
- Thursday, June 27, 2019
- Tuesday, August 13, 2019
- Thursday, October 24, 2019
Funding for Confronting Antisemitism and Intolerance: A Program for the Community was made possible, in part, by a grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle.
CANCELLED - July 17 | 11:30am-1:30pm
We are very sorry, this event has been cancelled.
Image: Lest We Forget on display at the Boston Commons.
Honoring the Legacy of Survivors in Our Community
Tuesday, July 23 | 7:00-9:00pm | Congregation Ezra Bessaroth
Please join us for a special evening that will include:
- a screening of the film “Sephardic Memories of the Holocaust”
- a panel discussion featuring local descendants of survivors, moderated by Prof. Devin Naar
- musical selection by Hazzan Isaac Azose, with Hashkava (Memorial Prayer) led by Rabbi Benzaquen
- a Sephardic dessert reception
This annual program is generously supported by:
Congregation Ezra Bessaroth | Lela and Harley Franco | Holocaust Center for Humanity | Sephardic Studies Program - UW | Sephardic Bikur Holim | Seattle Sephardic Network | Kline Galland Community Based Services
"I believe very strongly this is the most hopeful place in the city." - Local Holocaust Survivor Steve Adler
Finding Light in the Darkness - Through stories and artifacts of Washington State Holocaust survivors, the museum’s exhibit engages visitors in this history and challenges them to consider how each person’s actions make a difference.
Visitors to the Holocaust Center can take a Virtual Reality tour of the Anne Frank annex, interact with embedded testimony screens that feature survivors and stories of coming to Seattle, explore artifacts that bring history to life, and learn about local students who are upstanders in their schools and communities.
Open Wednesdays and Sundays | 10am - 4pm
Group Tours & Field Trips by appointment every day except Saturday
At the Henry and Sandra Friedman Holocaust Center for Humanity | 2045 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121
At the entrance to the Holocaust Center for Humanity are photos of children who experienced the Holocaust. All are survivors who later moved to the Seattle region, with the exception of one. Come visit and learn more about the stories. Photo by Alan Berner, Seattle Times staff photographer.
A bookcase opens to reveal a photograph of the stairs leading to Anne Frank's hiding place in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation. Explore this feature and learn more about Anne Frank when you visit the Holocaust Center. Photo by Alan Berner, Seattle Times staff photographer.
A memorial to the 6 million Jewish people murdered in the Holocaust and the millions of other victims invites visitors to leave notes, prayers and wishes at the Holocaust Center. Photo by Alan Berner, Seattle Times staff photographer.
Train tracks at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland at the Holocaust Center for Humanity. Designed by architects Olson Kundig. Photo by Stefanie Felix.
This exhibit was supported, in part, by 4Culture/King County Lodging Tax and The State of Washington.
24th Annual Raoul Wallenberg Dinner
June 27, 2019 5:30 PM | National Nordic Museum: 2655 NW Market St, Seattle, WA 98107 | Details & Tickets
The Holocaust Center for Humanity is a proud partner organization of this event.
Join the Nordic Museum for the 24th Annual Raoul Wallenberg Dinner, honoring the memory of the Swedish diplomat who intervened to save thousands of Jews from deportation to Nazi concentration camps.
The special guest lecture features Professor Vanessa Barker of Stockholm University, presenting, “What Happened to Humanitarianism? A Crisis of Solidarity,” providing insight into the Swedish response to the European refugee crisis and how this response is shaping the future of the region.