Events

Date/Time Event
Mon. January 27, 2020
7:00 pm
Commemorating the Holocaust — Polish Center of Wisconsin

Join Dr. Shay Pilnik for a conversation on the Holocaust and the key terms associated with what has become over the last two decades an...

Tue. February 4, 2020
12:00 pm
My Mother's Story: A Kindertransport Lunch & Learn w/ Dr. Sue Bernstein — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Dr. Sue Bernstein will share the courageous story of survival of her mother Ruth Wasserman Segal who was born in 1926 in Nuremberg, Germany.  She...

Thu. February 20, 2020
6:30 pm
LOMED Book Club: The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Join us for a LOMED Book Club to discuss The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak: Five Notebooks from the Łódź Ghetto, the diary of a young man describing the relentless horror...

Thu. February 27, 2020
7:00 pm
"Into the Arms of Strangers" Film & Talk-back — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

For nine months prior to the outbreak of World War II, in an unprecedented act of mercy, Great Britain conducted an extraordinary rescue mission known...

Thu. March 12, 2020
7:00 pm
"All My Loved Ones" Film & Talk-back — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Matej Minac’s heartbreaking and poignant story of one family’s experience at the onset of World War II is inspired by the heroics of English stockbroker...

Sun. March 29, 2020
2:00 pm
Breaking Hate: Confronting the New Culture of Extremism — Congregation Shalom

Christian Picciolini is an award-winning television producer, public speaker, author, peace advocate, and former violent extremist. Christian chronicles his involvement and exit from the early...

Mon. April 13, 2020
7:00 pm
"My Heart in a Suitcase" Theatrical Performance — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Anne Lehmann and her family no longer feel safe in their Berlin home. Life in 1938 Germany is deteriorating quickly for the Lehmanns and all...

Sun. April 26, 2020
10:00 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...