Events

Date/Time Event
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:...

Thu. April 4, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Milwaukee Premiere of The Last Cyclist — Nancy Kendall Theater at Cardinal Stritch University

"The Jews and the cyclists are responsible for all of our misfortunes!” “Why the cyclists?” “Why the Jews?”   This bitter joke, well-known and often...

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...

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...

Mon. April 29, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Soap Myth — Congregation Shalom

Co-Sponsor: Congregation Shalom

Tue. April 30, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Daring to Resist — Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish Home

Why would a young person choose resistance rather than submission during Hitler's reign of terror while her world was collapsing around her? In this gripping...

Thu. May 2, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
God on Trial — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

A group of Auschwitz prisoners form a rabbinical court to debate whether G-d has broken his covenant with the Jews and how G-d can allow...

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

Wed. May 8, 2019
11:45 am - 1:30 pm
'Don't Ever Say the End is Near & Hope is Gone:' Jewish Armed Resistance during the Holocaust — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Join us for a conversation on the heroism and perseverance of Jewish resistance fighters – in the ghettos, camps, in partisan units and in a...

Tue. May 14, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Defiant Requiem — Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish Home

Defiant Requiem is a feature-length documentary film that tells the extraordinary, untold story of the brave acts of resistance by Jewish prisoners at Theresienstadt (Terezín)...

Thu. May 16, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Simon Carmel Lecture — Congregation Emanu El B’ne Jeshurun

Co-Sponsor: Congregation Emanu El B'ne Jeshurun