Events

Date/Time Event
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...

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

Sun. September 30, 2018
9:45 am - 11:00 am
Bearing Witness: A Young Leadership Encounter with Holocaust Survivors — Congregation Sinai Sukkah

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...

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...

Wed. October 17, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Role of Museums in Perilous Times: What’s Happening in Poland? — UWM Libraries 4th Floor Conference Center

Recent efforts in Poland to dictate how the history of the Holocaust should be told have placed museums in the crosshairs of historical policy and...

Thu. October 18, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Beyond Living Memory: The Future of Holocaust Museums — Milwaukee Public Museum

Living witnesses to the Holocaust play a central role in Holocaust education, whether in Holocaust museums, commemorations, or visits to Holocaust sites. Notwithstanding the many...

Thu. October 18, 2018
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Curating Between Hope and Despair: POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews — Milwaukee Art Museum

Facing the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes on the site of the Warsaw ghetto and prewar Jewish neighborhood, POLIN Museum of the History of Polish...

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...

Sun. March 10, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
HERC & Congregation Shalom Program — Congregation Shalom

Thu. March 14, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Omer Bartov Lecture — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

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