Events

Date/Time Event
Wed. January 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Because of that War: Film & Talk-Back — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

The first Israeli film to deal with the after effects of the Holocaust on the second generation in Israel, highlighting two well-known rock musicians (Yehuda...

Sun. January 28, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Zookeeper's Wife: Film & Talk-Back — Polish Center of Wisconsin

How is it possible to resist evil even in the most unlikely places? This film tells the true story of how Jan & Antonina Zabinski,...

Thu. February 1, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
From Swastika to Jim Crow: Film & Talk-Back — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Based on a book by the late author Gabrielle Simon Edgecomb, From Swastika to Jim Crow, tells the little-known story of Jewish refugee scholars who escaped...

Wed. February 7, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Cloudy Sunday: Film & Talk-Back — Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church

Greek drama that tells the story of the forbidden love between Estrea, a young Jewish girl, and Giorgos – a Christian and the brother-in-law of...

Thu. February 8, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
What are We to Remember? Reflections from Rwanda — Cardinal Stritch University

HERC's Holocaust Education Fellow with Cardinal Stritch University, Dr. Dan Haumschild, will address how the legacy of genocide is remembered in Rwanda. His talk will...

Sun. February 18, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Cantor Alberto Mizrahi Concert — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

One of the world’s leading interpreters of Jewish music, Cantor Mizrahi  is the Hazzan of the Anshe Emet Synagogue in Chicago. He will present a...

Wed. February 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In the Shadow of the Acropolis: Film & Talk-Back with Filmaker Laura Zelle — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Discover the compelling story of an ancient Jewish culture - the Romaniotes - that was almost totally annihilated during the Holocaust. Told through the eyes...

Sun. February 25, 2018
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Jewish Cardinal: Film & Talk-Back — Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology

Introduction and post-film discussion led by Dr. Richard Lux, Professor Emeritus at Sacred Heart Seminary & School of Theology. Free & open to the public....

Wed. March 14, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monkey Business, The Adventures of Curious George's Creators: Film & Talk-Back — Congregation Shalom

Join us for a viewing of the documentary Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George's Creators. We all know Curious George. But what about his...

Sun. March 18, 2018
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
HERC/Congregation Shalom Speaker — Congregation Shalom

Wed. March 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chiune Sugihara: Unsung Hero of the Holocaust — Cardinal Stritch University

Featuring actor Dwight Sora, the play looks at the life ofChiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who served as Vice-Consul for Japan in Lithuania.  During WWII...

Sun. April 8, 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 allows...

Thu. April 12, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Radical Evil: Film & Talk-Back — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Academy Award winning director Stefan Ruzowitzky takes a close-up look at the Einsatzgruppen - ordinary men who were responsible for murdering 2 million Jews with...

Sun. April 15, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Yom HaShoah — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Free & open to the public. For more information contact Mona Cohen at 414-697-8249 or MCohen@JCCMilwaukee.org   Co-Sponsors: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC Milwaukee...

Sun. June 3, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
From the Holocaust to Civil Rights — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

Debbie Simon Konkol, Joanne Simon Weinberg,  & Chris Simon Halverson will tell the incredible story of their family's journey.  Hear how they retraced the steps...

Tue. June 19, 2018 - Tue. July 3, 2018
All Day
Trip to Poland & Israel, Led by Dr. Shay Pilnik