July 13, 2020 | Special Issue
Anne Frank Parallel Stories: A Live Conversation with Dr. Nils Roemer and Dr. Sarah Valente
Thursday, July 16th, 2pm
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The first-person account of Genie Milgrom, a direct descendant of the Spanish-Portuguese Jews, will scintillate with the details of her journey back 615 years to 1405 Pre-Inquisition Spain and Portugal to locate her Jewish ancestors. Join us to follow the many twists and turns she followed in order to trace a family that had spun webs around themselves to hide from the Inquisitors. Presented in conjunction with the Southwest Jewish Congress.
Listen to the Latest Episode of the Ackerman Center Podcast
In the latest episode of the Ackerman Center Podcast, Dr. Nils Roemer and Dr. Sarah Valente and welcomed a special guest: Adam Strom, the Director of Re-Imagining Migration in Boston, and the former Director of Scholarship and Innovation at Facing History and Ourselves. Throughout his career, Mr. Strom has connected the academy to classrooms and the community by using the latest scholarship to encourage learning about identity, bias, belonging, history, and the challenges and opportunities of civic engagement in our globalized world. The resources developed under Strom’s direction have been used in tens of thousands of classrooms and experienced by millions of students around the world. Listen to their exciting conversation now streaming on Anchor, Apple Podcasts & Spotify.
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