Their Brothers' Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camp-Exhibit
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 1:00 PM


These were the words of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Forty-six years following his liberation from the Buchenwald concentration camp, Wiesel expressed in stark words a moment in his life that forever marked his future existence.
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In the Face of Tyranny, I will Not Be Silent:
Comfort Women Survivors Speak

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014


Join the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center, Korean American Civic Empowerment (KACE), the Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York, and the Washington Coalition For Comfort Women Issues as we welcome Korean Comfort Women Survivors: Oksun Lee and Ilchool Kang to Queensborough Community College to share their stories with the QCC community.
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Sarah's Key
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:00 PM


A decades-old mystery unsolved – until now. Julia Jarmond is an American journalist living in Paris with her French husband Bertrand assigned to cover the anniversary of France’s notorious 1942 Vel’ d’Hiv roundup of Jews in World War II.
111 Minutes
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The Music of the Holocaust

This year the Kupferberg Holocaust Center introduces a new program component, The Music of the Holocaust. In 2011 we launched Music in Hell, an exhibit that told the story of music created by Jewish musicians in the ghettos and camps during World War II. There was even a story of Jewish partisans in the forests of Bielorussia who fostered a musical troupe while managing to avoid Nazi patrols. This year, we are expanding this project into a series of three dynamic workshops where participants will listen to and discuss Music of the Holocaust:

From the ghettoes of Vilna, Krakow, Bialysok, Lodz, Kovno... Songs of protest, Partisan songs of the Bielski Brigade and other groups, Music played and sung in the camps, Conductors memorializing the Shoah, Shostakovich, Schoenberg, Ullman, Waxman, Krasa and Penderecki

Heading this initiative will be Leona Schwab, an adjunct at Queensborough Community College’s Music Department. Ms. Schwab has presented this music at a number of venues including the 92nd Street Y, Molloy College and senior centers in the New York Metropolitan area.

Dates are as follows:
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 1:00 PM | Monday, May 12, 2014 at 1:00 PM | Monday, June 9, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Registration limited to 20 persons. All Participants must pre-register at 718-281-5770.

Center Information

Holocaust Resource Center & Archives Queensborough Community College

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pmm
Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm

222-05 56th Ave.Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: (718) 281-5770 Fax: (718) 631-6306