Past Conferences

2014 Conference Berlin, World Federation Newsletter Reports

Posted on September 24, 2014

Dear Friends, The September edition of the WFNU includes information about the successful Berlin conference.  We also announce the 2015 host city will be Houston TX.  There is update information about the Claims Conference, and a Resolution by the Wold Federation on Anti-Semitism, intended for media distribution. Click here to read: WFNU Sept 2014  

2014 Conference, Berlin, Closing Ceremony

Posted on January 15, 2014

Once again we must say goodbye… until next time… HOUSTON, TEXAS, 2015 We miss our dear friend “the fat lady” as she called herself, who always closed our conferences, dear Sofia Shulman, from Poland/New York.

2013 Las Vegas, Nevada, Kristallnacht Service

Posted on January 15, 2014

The entire Las Vegas community was invited to attend our joint Kristallnacht program, co-hosted by ourselves and the local Jewish Federation. Candles were lit in a moving ceremony and Dr. Berenbaum spoke.  

2013 Las Vegas, Nevada, Speakers

Posted on January 15, 2014

Many excellent speakers presented at our plenaries and on panels.

2013 Las Vegas, Second and Third Generations

Posted on January 15, 2014

Generations of the Shoah International worked hard to bring out 2G’s and 3G’s.

2013 Las Vegas, Schmoozing

Posted on January 15, 2014

There were many very animated discussions… “two Jews, three opinions…” so when you have over 400 Jews, by the end of our conference we have many opinions.

2013 Las Vegas, Michael Berenbaum on Kristallnacht

Posted on January 13, 2014

Michael Berenbaum: “Kristallnacht: The Reich Pogrom at 75: The End of the Beginning, the Beginning of the End.”

2012 Cleveland Conference

Posted on February 24, 2013

The 2012 annual conference was a resounding success, with nearly 400 child survivors, family, and descendants attending.  We heard presentations from internationally known experts such as Robert Krell, Patrick Henry, Mordecai Paldiel, and Menachem Rosensaft.  There were captivating panel discussions on diverse topics including “Self Help in the Ghetto” and the future of holocaust education.  Continue Reading »

Cleveland 2012 Photos

Posted on February 24, 2013

Here is a collection of photos from the 2012 Cleveland Conference.  To see a photo larger, please click on the photo. Also, professionally photographed images are available from Mark Franks, here: Pollack Studio.

2012 Cleveland Conference Update

Posted on November 14, 2012

Our conference was a great success, with over 400 survivors and families, including 2G’s and 3G’s. We had many inspirational speakers, meaningful workshops, and engaging panels. Please keep looking at our website for updates. More photos to come. To see larger photos, please click on the thumbnail pictures.

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