Week of Understanding
The Institute for Holocaust Education will be holding our 7th annual
Week of Understanding - March 27-31, 2017
Week of Understanding is an annual educational initiative created by the Institute for Holocaust Education and the Omaha Public Schools. The week is designed to deliver Holocaust survivor testimony to a maximum number of students in one school week. The IHE anticipates well over 5,000 students from 30 different schools will participate in the program this year.
***Special Engagement for the Public***
Tuesday, March 28
Survivor Testimony of Marion Blumenthal Lazan
Countryside Community Church
in collaboration with the Center for Faith Studies
Free and open to the public
Marion will also be selling and signing copies of her book, Four Perfect Pebbles.
For the 2017 Week of Understanding, local Holocaust survivors Fred Kader, Bea Karp, Kitty Williams, Tom Jaeger, and Marcel Kahn will be joined by several out-of-town speakers (Marion Blumenthal Lazan of New York, Robbie Waisman of Vancouver, Sonia Warshawski of Kansas City, Magda Brown of Skokie, IL). Local Liberator, Col. Roy Long will also speak during the week.