Events

Date/Time Event
Tue. August 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
"Children, Save Yourselves! One Family's Story of Holocaust Survival" — Boswell Book Company

Author and Professor Emeritus of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Ronald J. Berger, will share the true story of two Jewish brothers who survived...

Sun. September 9, 2018
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories at the Cathedral — Atrium at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Join us as we listen to the survival stories of members of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau. This program...

Sun. September 16, 2018 - Sun. October 7, 2018
All Day
Lawyers without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich — UWM Libraries East Wing

More than 70 years after its horrors unfolded, the Holocaust still has stories to reveal and lessons to share. This exhibit begins to provide a...

Sun. September 16, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Discrimination, Degradation, Defiance: Jewish Lawyers under Nazism — UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Center

Dr. Douglas Morris, a legal historian and practicing criminal defense attorney, will speak on how the Nazis disabled the legal system and constitutional framework as...

Thu. September 20, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Film: "Hitler on Trial" — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Drama based on the true story of Jewish prosecutor Hans Litten who put Adolf Hitler on the stand in 1931 Germany – in an attempt...

Sun. September 23, 2018
9:30 am - 11:00 am
Bearing Witness: A Young Leadership Encounter with Holocaust Survivors — TBD

Join the Young Leadership Division of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation for a light breakfast and conversation with local members of the Nathan and Esther Pelz...

Fri. September 28, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holocaust Testimony & Tour of Lawyers without Rights Exhibit — Hillel Milwaukee

Wed. October 3, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Good Name of Poland: The Polish 'Holocaust Speech' Law & Its Historical & Contemporary Meaning — UWM Curtin Hall 175

Why did Poland recently pass legislation imposing legal penalties for charging the Polish nation with complicity in the Holocaust, and why did this action provoke...

Sun. October 14, 2018
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories at the Cathedral — Atrium at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Join us as we listen to the survival stories of members of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau. This program...

Thu. October 18, 2018
6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett — Milwaukee Art Museum

Lecture on the Poland Museum.   Co-Sponsors: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC Jewish Museum Milwaukee Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies

Sun. October 21, 2018
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories: In their Honor — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Join us as we listen to the survival stories of members of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau. This program...

Sun. October 28, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Shores Beyond Shores: From Holocaust to Hope, My True Story — Congregation Sinai

As Irene Butter's Pappi fights to save his family during the Holocaust, Irene's childhood is lost. Play is restricted. Family and friends disappear. Finally, with the...

Wed. October 31, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Holocaust in Perspective: Part I — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Sun. November 11, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Kristallnacht Commemoration — Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish Home

Sun. November 18, 2018
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories at the Cathedral — Atrium at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Join us as we listen to the survival stories of members of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau. This program...

Mon. November 19, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Neighbors Book Talk — Glazer Board Room at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Wed. November 28, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Holocaust in Perspective: Part II — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Wed. December 19, 2018
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Holocaust in Perspective: Part III — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Sun. February 10, 2019
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories: In their Honor — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Join us as we listen to the survival stories of members of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center’s Speakers Bureau. This program...

Sun. February 17, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Survivor's Club: The True Story of a Very Young Prisoner of Auschwitz — Congregation Emanu El B’ne Jeshurun

In 1945, in a now-famous piece of World War II archival footage, four-year-old Michael Bornstein was filmed by Soviet soldiers as he was carried out...

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