Posts Tagged ‘Zachary Kaufman’
Monday, March 31st, 2014
Many thanks to David Simon at Yale’s Genocide Studies Program for including VOR in the Yale University Symposium on the 20th Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda. VOR testimonies were screened as part of the “The Genocide’s Legacies in Rwanda” panel. @Yale
(March 31, 2014)
An excerpt from the panel can be found here.
Tags: Consolee Nishimwe, David Simon, Edward Luck, James Traub, Jan Holton, Joseph A. Olzacki, Taylor Krauss, Yvette Rugasaguhunga, Zachary Kaufman
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Thursday, April 18th, 2013
Many thanks to Eric Nkurunziza for his commitment to survivors and for bringing together so many community members for a commemoration this year in Salt Lake City. We are pleased to welcome Mathilde Mukantabana, Rwanda’s new envoy to the United States. Mukantabana is also the President of Friends of Rwanda Association (FORA), a non-profit American relief association for orphaned children in Rwanda. Other speakers will include Consolee Nishimwe and Jacqueline Murekatete, and Zachary Kaufman. Please join us at 10-2 at the IJ & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center, Salt Lake City, UT. Click here for directions. (April 21, 2013)
Sunday, April 7th, 2013
It was an honor for VOR to be included in the 19th National Commemoration hosted by the Rwandan Embassy. VOR’s director Taylor Krauss shared his thoughts on the power of testimonies in Rwanda today. Other speakers included Ambassador Eng. James Kimonyo along with testimonies from Tabitha Mugenzi and Kalima Kizito.
(April 7, 2013)
Tags: 19th Commemoration, Alice Umutoni, Augustin Mutemberezi, Chantal Kalisa, Clotilde Mbaranga Gasarabwe, Cynthia Akuetteh, David Mwambari, Edouard Kayihura, Emmanuel Mutangana, Gatsinzi Basaninyenzi, Genocide Against the Tutsi, Immaculate Busingye, Jacqueline Murektate, James Kimonyo, Jason Nshimiye, Jean-Baptiste Rudatsikira, Kalima Kizito, Mutoni Karasanyi, Patricia Crisafulli, Rwandan Embassy to the United States, Rwandan Embassy to the USA, Tabitha Mugenzi, Taylor Krauss, Yvette Rugasaguhunga, Zachary Kaufman
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Wednesday, April 18th, 2012
Many thanks to Jacqueline Murekatete and the MCW team for coordinating such a moving commemoration and for including VOR in the program.
Co-panelists Zachary Kaufman, Valentina Iribagiza, VOR’s director Taylor Krauss, and Robert Van Lierop, paid tribute to those killed in the genocide, while simultaneously reminding all in attendance of the ongoing challenges survivors must bear, 18 years after the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi.
Tags: 18th Commemoration, Genocide Against the Tutsi, Jacqueline Murekatete, MCW, Miracle Corners of the World, NYU Law School, Robert Van Lierop, Tutsi, Valentina Iribagiza, Valentine Iribagiza, Zachary Kaufman
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Thanks to Constitutional Hill, Cape Town Holocaust Centre, Columbia University, Concordia University, Bates College, UNISA, JAFFA, Habonim, Albuquerque Academy, Friends Academy, Hillel International, Project One, Audiobraille, The AJC, and George Washington University for hosting Voices of Rwanda.
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Thank you to Bartle Bogle Hegarty for hosting our first photograph exhibit.
We were thrilled to be part of Limmud South Africa in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Durban, and thank Limmud for including us.