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9:00 am

VIRTUAL “Tsvelf far Ukraine”

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Free

Artists from around the world perform in a 12-hour klezmer/Yiddish music and spoken word concert as a fundraiser for Ukraine aid. Donations go directly to humanitarian agencies, including HIAS and the JDC. Co-sponsored by KlezCalifornia and more than 20 other organizations. Registration required.

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12:00 pm

“Holocaust Memory and After: From Exemplary Victims to Global Genocides”

May 12 @ 12:00 pm
Lane History Corner, 450 Jane Stanford Way
Stanford, CA United States
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Free

Yale professor and author Carolyn Dean talks about how memory/history can erase differences between the Holocaust and other violent events. Presented by Taube Center for Jewish Studies.

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4:30 pm

VIRTUAL “The History of the Jewish People in Petaluma”

May 12 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Watch interviews of longstanding members of Petaluma’s Jewish community who celebrated the 150th anniversary of Jews in Sonoma, moderated by a daughter of Holocaust survivors who settled in Petaluma. Presented by JCC Sonoma County.

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5:00 pm

VIRTUAL “Celebrating Jim Henson and the Art of Puppetry”

May 12 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Cheryl Henson, president of the Jim Henson Foundation, discusses her father’s creativity, imagination, innovations, storytelling and unique sense of humor. In conjunction with “The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited” at Contemporary Jewish Museum.

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7:00 pm

VIRTUAL “HIAS: Jewish Movement for Refugees”

May 12 @ 7:00 pm
Free

Joe Goldman of HIAS talks about how his agency has responded to Ukraine and other refugee situations, and how people can help. Presented by JCC Sonoma County.

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