Keyword: SBHEC

Messages of kindness on Yom HaShoah

PROVIDENCE – On the evening of April 27, more than 200 people gathered at the Holocaust Memorial for Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. This was the first time this day was commemorated at …

Zeidman honored with Mensch of the Year award

May-Ronny Zeidman received the Sy Dill Mensch of the Year award from the Rhode Island Coalition for Israel (RICI) during a virtual program on April 24. Zeidman, a former …

Holocaust center’s new director planning more …

PROVIDENCE – The Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center is looking forward to its next chapter, with Wendy Joering as the new executive director.

Survivor addresses crowd at Holocaust center’s …

PROVIDENCE – On June 23, a socially-distanced and vaccinated crowd of about 70 people gathered at the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center for its 2021 Annual Meeting, SBHEC’s …

Holocaust Through the Arts screens the powerful film …

If this were a normal year, the third week of April would have seen a couple thousand Rhode Island middle and high school students come together over two days at the Showcase Theater in Warwick for …

Unlocking the many secrets of the ‘Little Valise’

Imagine that you bought a new home for your family. Moving day comes, with all of its attendant excitement and anxiety. You bring in and set up all of your things to make this house …

A month of peace, remembrance and hope

In September, the Artists Cooperative Gallery of Westerly (ACGOW), 14 Railroad Ave.,  will celebrate peace, and honor those who experienced World War II, under the banner of “Peace, …

Holocaust center fundraiser draws crowd

On June 9, more than 125 women came together for the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center’s annual fundraising card party. The event, held at the Ledgemont Country Club, in Seekonk, was hosted by longtime SBHEC volunteer Sandra Bornstein. The fundraiser featured lunch, an afternoon of playing canasta and mahjong, and plenty of time to socialize.

Movie about a ‘Righteous’ Japanese diplomat to be …

The biographical movie “Persona Non Grata,” about a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during the Holocaust, will be shown at the Alliance’s Dwares Jewish Community …

2 communities come together to watch film about the …

PROVIDENCE – In recognition of Armenian Independence Day (Sept. 21), the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center partnered with The Genocide Education Project to present the film …