Past Events

 

Nov. 17, 2016 - Sacred Heart High School

Dr. Avital spoke about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from his experiences.

 

Nov. 28, 2016 - Yeshiva University

Names Not numbers Program. Dr. Avital was interviewed about his experiences during the Holocaust, and a movie was made about it.

 

Jan. 23, 2017 - Edgemont High School

Dr. Avital spoke about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

 

Feb. 8, 2017 - Hebrew Academy of Nassau County

Dr. Avital spoke to High School students about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

 

March 8, 2016 - Iona College New Rochelle

Dr. Avital was the keynote speaker at the Delta Epsilon Sigma National Honor Society for Colleges. Dr. Avital spoke about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

 

March 13, 2017 - Eastchester High School

Dr. Avital spoke to students who returned from a visit to Eastern Europe and the Concentration Camps.

 

March 16, 2017 - Lincoln Park Jewish Center

Dr. Avital spoke about the Holocaust to 500 students who were bussed in from various public schools in Yonkers, NY.

 

March 19, 2017 - Temple Emanuel

Dr. Avital spoke to students and Parents about  his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

April 3, 2017 - 9 AM - Pawling High School

Dr. Avital will speak to High school Students about his experiences during the Holocaust, and what we can learn from it.

April 4, 2017 - 2 PM - Regal Theatre in Nanuet New York

Dr. Avital will speak about his incarceration as a child in 6 Concentration Camps - in connection with the Butterfly Project Not The Last Butterfly - representing a million and a half Jewish Children who perished in the Holocaust. 

Sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Rockland County, NY

April 19, 2017 - 1 PM - Pelham High School

Dr. Avital will speak to the High school students about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

April 20, 2017 - 9 AM - Wappingers Falls High School

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

April 23, 2017 - 6 PM - Temple Beth Shalom

In cooperation with UJA Greenwich Connecticut, Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

 

April 24, 2017 - SAR Day School

Dr. Avital will participate in the Holocaust Assembly of the entire school where he will sing songs of the Holocaust, and will speak to students about the Holocaust.

 

April 24, 2017 - Museum of Jewish Heritage

Dr Avital will share his personal story in an interview with young Jewish Professionals in commemoration of the Holocaust hosted by Young Friends at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with Manhattan Jewish Experience.

 

April 25, 2017 - 6 PM - Temple Emanuel

Dr. Avital will speak to Hadassah and the entire Congregation about his experiences during the Shoah and what we can learn from it.

 

April 27, 2017 - 12 PM - Highland Middle School

Dr. Avital will speak to the students about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

May 27, 2013 - Poughkeepsie Journal published an article about the reunion between Dr. Avital and Mr. Barry Lewis, a Liberator of Buchenwald in Wappingers Falls High School.

April 11th, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Teaneck Community Wide Holocaust Commemoration at Teaneck High School

Dr. Avital will be the keynote speaker at the Teaneck Community Wide Holocaust Commemoration. Dr. Avital's topic will be "FROM THE DEPTH OF DESPAIR TO THE HEIGHT OF HOPE AND TRIUMPH."

Address: 100 Elizabeth Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666

April 12th, 2018 at 10 AM- Torah Academy of Bergen Country 

Dr. Avital will speak to the students and parents about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it

Address: 1600 Queen Anne Rd. Teaneck, N.J, 07666

April 13th and 14th, 2018 - The Jewish Center 

Dr. Avital will be the Scholar in Residence and will speak twice, once in the morning after the Service and again at Seudah Shleesheet:

1) From the Depths of Despair to the Heights of Hope and Triumph. 

2) His Aliya Bet---joining the Hagannah, and his participation in the War of independence.

Address: 131 W. 86th Street New York NY, 10024

April 15th, 2018 at 10 AM - Congregation Emanuel of Westchester

Dr. Avital will speak to the students and parents about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it

Address: 2125 Westchester Ave, Rye, NY 10580

April 17th, 2018 at 7 PM - Chabad of Greenwich

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it

Address: 75 Mason St, Greenwich, CT 06830

April 19th, 2018 at 9 AM - New Rochelle High School

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it

Address: 265 Clove Rd, New Rochelle, NY 10801

April 23rd, 2018 at 9:30 AM - P.S. 15

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it

Address: 175 Westchester Ave, Yonkers, NY 10707

April 25th, 2018 at 1 PM - Young Israel of New Rochelle

Dr. Avital will speak on the topic of the Arab siege of Jerusalem during the War of Liberation

Address: 1149 North Ave, New Rochelle, NY 10804

May 1st, 2018 at 10 AM - Teaneck High School

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust. Dr. Avital will show slides of Holocaust Artifacts.

Address: 100 Elizabeth Ave, Teaneck, NJ 07666

May 8th, 2018 at 10:15 AM - SAR High School

Dr. Avital will speak on the topic of the Arab siege of Jerusalem during the War of Liberation

Address: 503 W 259th St, Bronx, NY 10471

November 8th, 2018 at 7:30 PM - Kehillat Jeshurun

Dr. Avital will deliver a lecture on Kristallnacht 

Address: 125 E. 85th Street, New York, New York

March 27th, 2019 at 9 AM- Pawling Middle School

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and will show slides of Holocaust Artifacts. 

Address: 80 Wagner Drive, Pawling New York

March 31st, 2019 at 10 AM- Congregation Emanuel of Westchester 

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it. He will also show slides of Holocaust Artifacts. 

Address: 225 Westchester Ave, Rye, New York

April 24th, 2019 at 9 AM - Wappinger Falls Van Wyck Jr. High

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it. He will also show slides of Holocaust Artifacts. 

Address: 6 Hillside Lake Ave Wappinger Falls, New York

May 1st, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Lower Marion Synagogue

Dr. Avital will speak on the topic of "From The Depths of Despair to the Height of Hope and Triumph"

Address: 123 Old Lancaster Rd. Lower Marion, Pennsylvania

May 2nd, 2019 at 7:30 PM - Congregation Shaarey Shalom 

Dr. Avital will speak on the topic of "From The Depths of Despair to the Height of Hope and Triumph"

Address: 130 Steamboat Road, Great Neck, New York

May 5th, 2019 at 7:00 PM - Young Israel of Passaic and Clifton 

Dr. Avital will speak on the topic of "From The Depths of Despair to the Height of Hope and Triumph"

Address: 200 Brook Ave. Passaic NJ

Jan 26th, 2020 at 9:00 PM - The History Channel

A Documentary about Auschwitz commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz in which Dr. Avital reflects about his experiences during the Holocaust.

Jan 27th, 2020 - Chabad Hackensack NJ 

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

Address: 280 Summit Ave. Hackensack, New Jersey

Jan 29th, 2020 at 4:00 PM - Congregation B'nai Yisrael 

Dr. Avital will speak about his experiences during the Holocaust and what we can learn from it.

Address: 2 Banksville Road, Armonk, New York

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