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March 3, 2019 (1:00-5:00p.m.) at the Holocaust Center – The Kinship of Poetry and History: Using Beneath White Stars to Teach the Holocaust
The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida is pleased to announce a unique and wonderful professional development opportunity for ELA teachers and teachers of the Holocaust. Registration required with Holocaust. Center **limited to 25 teachers**  RSVP to mitchell@holocaustedu.org

May 1, 2019 (6:30p.m.) at the Congregation of Reform Judaism – Yom HaShoah Commemoration featuring Holly’s poems from Beneath White Stars
Sponsored by the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida. 

May 18, 2019 at St. Richards Episcopal Church (5151 Lake Howell Rd, Winter Park) –  May Arts Fair

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November 5, 2019 (9:00 a.m.) – LIFE at UCF “My Heroes from the Holocaust: Honoring Their Legacy”
Membership in the Life program is required

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Holocaust Remembrance Day: Winter Park Public Library

January 27, 2019-
Commemorating the memory of lives lost during the Holocaust and the liberation of Auschwitz in Poland on January 27, 1945 with history, poetry, artwork, and lyrical dance. Holly will be presenting her poetry.

December 19, 2018 – Honoring Individuals from the Holocaust
at the The Rotary Club of Casselberry

Monday October 1, 2018 (11:30 a.m.) – UCF Women’s Book Club: Bookworms (Day)
Beneath White Stars is the book under discussion, and Holly will share poems on individuals in her book and the stories behind them. Please contact Holly for details at Hollymandelkern@gmail.com to attend as a guest.

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Guest speaker: American Association of University Women

March 17, 2018 – Guest speaker at the American Association of University Women Literary Luncheon, Interlachen Country Club, Winter Park (11:30 am.) Click here to register or for additional information contact: Gazianomyra@yahoo.com | (321-363-1105)

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Guest speaker: Winter Park Public Library

January 21, 2018 (2:00pm – 4:00pm) – The Winter Park Public Library is pleased to host poet and educator Holly Mandelkern in recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day: The Power of Words. Her latest collection of poems combines history and personal insights from Holocaust survivors she has known personally or whose stories she has taught. This event is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 407-623-3300, ext. 3. or visit www.wppl.org.
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Meet the Illustrator & Author Book Signing: Maitland Public Library

November 1, 2017 (6:00pm-8:00pm) – Meet the illustrator (Byron Marshall) and author (Holly Mandelkern) of Beneath White Stars. Open to the public. 

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Poetry Reading: Rollins College

October 19, 2017 – A poetry reading from Beneath White Stars at Rollins College in the Galloway Room, 6:30 p.m. 

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Reading Group: Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland

June 18, 2017 (2:00pm) – Reading Group will be discussing Beneath White Stars. Holly will be a moderator for the discussion. Open to the public.

Book Launch & Signing: Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida in Maitland

May 21, 2017 (2:00pm-4:00pm) – Holly Mandelkern invites you to her book launch for Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Poetry.

The program will kick off with a performance by the Lake Nona High School Chorus, readings, introduction of honorees, and book signing. Light refreshments will be provided.
A special limited edition of Beneath White Stars will be available! Parking available right at the Jewish Community Center where the Holocaust Center is located.
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Speaking Engagement: The Life and Legacy of Elie Wiesel

May 15, 2017 – Speaker: The Life and Legacy of Elie Wiesel at the University Club of Winter Park at 10:00am.

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Keynote speaker: Holocaust Education Resource Council

April 23, 2017 –  Holly Mandelkern is the keynote speaker for the Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration in Tallahassee, Florida, sponsored by the Holocaust Education Resource Council. The event will be held at Temple Israel.