15 2019

Hazak:The Holocaust through the voices of local survivors & witnesses

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Northern Hills Synagogue 5714 Fields Ertel Road
Cincinnati, OH 45249

Contact Kim Heath

The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center Museum opened on January 27, 2019 in historic Union Terminal, where many of the region’s local survivors arrived to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of WWII. Jodi Elowitz, director of education & engagement will give a talk on the building of the museum.

Jodi Elowitz is the Director of Education & Engagement for the Holocaust & Humanity Center. Ms. Elowitz has had a wide range of experiences in the field of Holocaust studies. She was the Outreach & Program Coordinator for the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, at the University of Minnesota, the Executive Director of the Tennessee Holocaust Commission, and the Director of Holocaust Education for the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas. Ms. Elowitz also taught the Holocaust, Humanities, Film, and Art History at Gateway Community College, Phoenix Arizona.

Ms. Elowitz’s area of expertise is artistic representation of the Holocaust in the visual arts with current emphasis on animated and popular film. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities/Art History and her Master of Liberal Studies degree at the University of Minnesota.