Events

Date/Time Event
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 feat. Sam Peltz — 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: The Holocaust & the Modern World — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Join Dr. Shay Pilnik, Executive Director of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, for a multi-faceted exploration of the Holocaust of European...

Sun. November 11, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kristallnacht Commemoration — Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish Home

Join us as we commemorate 80 years since the November 9th and 10th pogrom, so that the world may never forget the magnitude of violence...

Sun. November 18, 2018
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories at the Cathedral feat. Lee Marnett — 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 Discussion — Glazer Board Room at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

One summer day in 1941, half of the Polish town of Jedwabne murdered the other half, 1,600 men, women, and children, all but seven of...

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

Join Dr. Shay Pilnik, Executive Director of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, for a multi-faceted exploration of the Holocaust of European...

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

Join Dr. Shay Pilnik, Executive Director of the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, for a multi-faceted exploration of the Holocaust of European...

Sun. February 10, 2019
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories: In their Honor feat. Eva Zaret — 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
Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life & Death of a Town Called Buczacz — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Distinguished Professor of European History at Brown University, Omer Bartov, will speak about his most recent book, Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life & Death...

Sun. March 24, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
From Day to Day: One Man’s Diary of Survival in Nazi Concentration Camps — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Timothy Boyce will speak about how he came to re-publish the remarkable diaries of Norwegian humanitarian, Odd Nansen’s time in Nazi concentration camps.   Co-Sponsor:...

Sun. March 31, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Escaping Hitler: A Jewish Haven in Chile — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Eva Goldschmidt-Wyman was born in Stuttgart Germany and as a young child, she and her parents immigrated to Chile in 1939 to escape Nazi Germany.  ...

Tue. April 9, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Camp Sisters, Lager Shvester — Congregation Shalom

Steve Russek and Elaine Culbertson will share the incredible story of how Steve's desire to better tell his mother's story led both of them to...

Thu. April 11, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Visions of Resistance in American Art & Culture — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Samantha Baskind is a professor of art history at Cleveland State University. Her diverse research interests include topics such as how Jewish identity manifests itself...

Sun. April 28, 2019
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories: In their Honor feat. Steen Metz — 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. May 5, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Yom Hashoah — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Co-Sponsor: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Thu. May 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sam Spinner Lecture — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Co-Sponsor: Jewish Museum Milwaukee

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