Events and Things to do in Reno, Nevada
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Day of Remembrance 2019: The Holocaust and the Rise of Antisemitism in the 21st Century
May 2 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDTFree
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Nevada, Reno presents Day of Remembrance 2019: The Holocaust and the Rise of Antisemitism in the 21st Century. This event will honor the past and explore the current threats to our nation and the world.
The event will begin with an introduction by Judith Schumer, chairperson of the Nevada Governor’s Advisory Council on Education Relating to the Holocaust.
Robert Lucchesi, screenwriter and director, hosts the screening of the film “The Mitka Project,” followed by a conversation with Mitka Kalinski, a Sparks resident who was held in several concentration camps.
Dennis Dworkin, professor and chair of the Department of History at the University of Nevada, Reno, explores the current rise in antisemitism from a historical perspective.
The event is free but reservations are needed: https://tinyurl.com/y6zk497h Doors open at 6:30 p.m.