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Journey of Hana's Suitcase

Seattle, US, January 2016

Seattle Children's Theater presented Hana’s Suitcase, a west coast premiere for Toronto’s Young People’s Theatre. The production was presented in part by the “Friends of Hana’s Suitcase” committee, a community effort led by the Biller Family Foundation.

Mobile, Alabama, US, 2012

The Gulf Coast Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education organized the screening of the film "Inside Hana's Suitcase". Fumiko met with more than 1800 students from 7 different schools on January 5-6, 2012.

Scotland, January 2012

Story of Hana's suitcase was shared with 3000 students in Scotland on National Holocaust Memorial Day events. Hana's brother George Brady, Mrs.Teresa Brady,their daughter Lara, Larry Weinstein, director of the film "Inside Hana's Suitcase", and Fumiko Ishioka visited Edinburgh & Glasgow.

Tulsa, Oklahoma, US, May 2011

On the occasion of the 2011 Interfaith Yom Hashoah Commemoration "Searching for the Lost", sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Tulsa’s Council for Holocaust Education.

Hamilton, Canada, Oct 2010

Community project led by Today’s Family and the UJA Federation of Hamilton, the story of Hana's Suitcase was shared with 8000 students, parents, and teachers in Hamilton and London, Ontario, Canada. There were screenings of the film "Inside Hana's Suitcase" followed by Q & A with George Brady, Lara Brady, and Fumiko Ishioka. 

Philadelphia, Nov 2010

Attended Global Citizenship Conference at Temple University and screening of  "Inside Hana's Suitcase" at the First Person Arts. 

Israel, 2010

For the Israeli Premiere of "Hana's Suitcase" by Nephesh Theatre.

Australia, 2010

Visited schools in Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth.

China, Nov 2009

George & Lara Brady, Larry Weinstein and Fumiko visited Hong Kong and Macau for the screening of the film "Inside Hana's Suitcase" and some presentations for students.

South Africa, Aug 2008

Visited several schools and met with 2,000 students and adults in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg

Germany, September, 2007

Hana's Suitcase was invited for the Wortfestival in Lippstadt.

Mexico, May 2007

Met with 2,000 students and adults with 10 presentations for 4 days.

St Louis, US, Jan 2007

For the U.S. Premiere of the play "Hana’s Suitcase" by Metro Theater, George & Lara and Fumiko visited St Louis and met with groups of students. 

Vancouver, May 2006

For the annual High School Symposium organized by the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre. 

Ottawa, Canada, Oct 2005

For the Holocaust Education Week 2005 organized & sponsored by Jewish Family Services, Canadian Labour Congress and other organizations.

NY, US, Apr 2004

George Brady, Karen Levine, and Fumiko Ishioka visited a Public Middle School #146 in Harlem, NY. 

NJ, US, 2004

George Brady, Karen Levine, and Fumiko Ishioka gave presentations at 20 community events and schools.

Cincinnati, US, Feb 2004

The Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education organized 17 presentations and meetings at various schools for George & Lara Brady and Fumiko.










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