Covid 19 Closure

Despite the closure of the BHEC's physical space in the spring, 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

Apr 20

Bearing Witness: Stories of the Holocaust – “Second Generation/First Person: Memory, History and Poetry”

Tuesday, April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Facilitator: Anna Wrobel, Second Generation

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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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