Covid 19 Closure

Despite the closure of the BHEC's physical space, we have continued to fulfill our mission and have even reached new audiences in the digital space. We invite you to explore and share our online programming and content.

Upcoming Events

Jan 20

Teacher Webinar: Part I – Holocaust By Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe

Thursday, January 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Facilitator: Ewa Schaller and Todd Hennessy, Yahad - In Unum

Jan 27

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

Thursday, January 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Feb 03

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #1: Hitler’s Hollywood

Thursday, February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alabama Survivors

Billig, Ernst
Ernst Billig and his sister Rita were able to escape Nazi Germany on the Kindertransport. After the war, they found a home in Birmingham with their Aunt Nesche Schattner and her husband Philip.
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