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Dollars and Sense of Food is Focus of HHRC Discussion

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Nov. 28, 2012, at 3:35 p.m.
The Dollars and Sense of Food will be the topic of the third and final program for the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine’s Politics of Food Discussion series to be held at the Michael Klahr Center on Tuesday, December 4th at 7 p.m. Bonnie Rukin, Coordinator of Slow …
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Women in the Media is the topic of a free documentary showing at the HHRC

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Nov. 13, 2012, at 11:25 a.m.
AUGUSTA, ME—The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine (HHRC) will host two free screenings of the award-winning documentary Miss Representation at the Klahr Center on the UMA campus on Thursday, November 15th at noon and 7 p.m. One of the hits of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, Miss Representation …
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MAINE HOLOCAUST AND HUMAN RIGHTS CENTER CONDEMNS SWASTIKA GRAFFITI ON CHURCH

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Nov. 08, 2012, at 8:58 a.m.
The Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine today condemned the scrawling of swastikas on the Stockton Springs Community Church in Stockton Springs, Maine. According to news reports, the swastikas were found on the church on Tuesday. The pastor of the church was quoted as saying that the graffiti was …
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HHRC Discussion Will Recall Food Rationing in Maine During World War II

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Nov. 01, 2012, at 1:10 p.m.
AUGUSTA – Can’t wait for the election returns? Spend the hour before the polls close learning about the creative ways Mainers dealt with food rationing and helped the War effort during World War II. On Tuesday, November 6th from 7 to 8 p.m., the Michael Klahr Center at the University …
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Augusta Symphony Orchestra Announces First Concert of the Season

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Oct. 22, 2012, at 9:19 a.m.
AUGUSTA-The Augusta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is excited to announce the first concert of its 2012-2013 season, with performances taking place at 7 PM on Saturday, November 17th at the High Street Congregational Church in Auburn and Sunday, November 18th at the Hope Baptist Church in Manchester. The ASO fall concert …
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Journey to China: A compelling presentation of images and stories by Robert Katz

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Oct. 15, 2012, at 10:16 a.m.
AUGUSTA – On Wednesday, October 24th at 7 PM, the Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine will host UMA Professor, Robert Katz’s presentation Journey to China: A compelling presentation of images and stories at the Michael Klahr Center located on the campus of the University of Maine at Augusta. …
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Migrant Workers Will Be the Topic of Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine Program

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Oct. 05, 2012, at 3:07 p.m.
AUGUSTA – Have you ever wondered about the people who work in the fields picking our apples, blueberries, and beans? Come learn about the plight of migrant workers and the important role they play in our food system. The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine’s (HHRC) fall discussion and …
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Rights group suggests using Lewiston mayor’s remarks as an opportunity for learning

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Oct. 03, 2012, at 2:16 p.m.
Mayor Robert MacDonald of Lewiston needs to recognize that his constituents include people of many backgrounds, religions and cultures, and there are encouraging signs that he may be open to that. This was the message of the Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine, in the wake of several remarks …
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Maine Boys Overseas, German Boys in Maine

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Oct. 03, 2012, at 12:30 p.m.
MAINE BOYS OVERSEAS, GERMAN BOYS IN MAINE EXHIBIT New Exhibit looks at the little-known story of Maine P.O.W. camps AUGUSTA – The Holocaust and Human Rights Center (HHRC) of Maine has created an exhibit focusing on the history and artifacts from Maine’s P.O.W. camps between 1944 and 1946. The exhibit, …
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A Finished Heart: Performance at the Holocaust & Human Rights Center

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Sept. 27, 2012, at 10:01 a.m.
A FINISHED HEART: LOVE AT LIFE’S END October 11, 2012 at 6:30 PM Pre-Performance Reception at 6 PM Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine, Michael Klahr Center University of Maine 46 University Drive, Augusta, Maine When his husband of sixteen years became ill, author and composer Eliott Cherry cared …
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Holocaust & Human Rights Center Condemsn Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Bangor Synagogues

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Sept. 24, 2012, at 11:36 a.m.
The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine today condemned the actions of unknown vandals who painted swastikas on two Bangor synagogues last Friday evening. “If we have learned anything from the Holocaust, it must be that hate must be taken seriously, and must be strongly opposed in a timely …
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Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine’s Inaugural Membership Expo

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Sept. 19, 2012, at 11:35 a.m.
AUGUSTA, Maine—The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine invites community members to participate in a celebratory event on Sunday, September 23rd from 1 PM – 5 PM showcasing upcoming programs, live music, a book reading, special presentations, and the HHRC’s new exhibit, “Maine Boys Overseas, German Boys in Maine.” …
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“Love Free or Die” at the Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on Aug. 17, 2012, at 8:23 a.m.
For Immediate Release August 16, 2012 Media Contact: Liz Helitzer 207.621.3530 infohhrc@maine.edu Love Free or Die Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 6:30 PM AUGUSTA, Maine – The Religious Coalition Against Discrimination (RCAD) – Kennebec Valley Chapter, will be hosting a free screening of Love Free or Die at the Holocaust …
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The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum

By The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine on July 31, 2012, at 10:33 a.m.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 7 PM AUGUSTA, Maine—The Holocaust & Human Rights Center of Maine will be hosting a performance of Martin Steingesser’s “The Thinking Heart: The Life & Loves of Etty Hillesum”. The Thinking Heart is a performance piece with two voices and one cello, based on the …
 
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