Events

Date/Time Event
Sun. October 22, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
20th Annual Jewish Film Festival — Marcus North Shore Cinema

A tale of bravery, leadership, strength and survival, Fanny's Journey is based on a true but incredible story of a daring young girl who stops at...

Tue. October 24, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
20th Annual Jewish Film Festival — Marcus North Shore Cinema

On a sweltering August day in 1945, Hungarian villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk's son. Two orthodox Jews arrive at the train...

Thu. November 2, 2017
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Trip to Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

This is the world's first museum to feature groundbreaking interactive voice recognition technology enabling visitors to engage in conversations with a 3 dimensional, strikingly life-like...

Sun. November 5, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Kristallnacht Commemoration — Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish Home

Join us as we commemorate the November 9th pogrom so that the world may never forget the magnitude of violence the Third Reich unleashed against...

Thu. November 9, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2018 Trip to Poland & Israel Informational Session — Glazer Board Room at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Join us for an informational session about HERC's 2018 trip to Poland and Israel.    

Thu. November 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HERC Impacts the World honoring Betty Chrustowski & Dr. Richard Lux — Wisconsin Country Club

Join us for a special evening as we honor Betty Chrustowski & Dr. Richard Lux for their dedication to HERC and our community.   Keynote...

Sun. November 19, 2017
10:00 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 allows...

Sun. December 3, 2017
10:00 am - 11:15 am
Holocaust Stories: In Their Honor — Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

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. December 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
The Book Smugglers: Partisans, Poets, & the Race to Save Jewish Treasures from the Nazis — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

The Book Smugglers tells the nearly unbelievable story of ghetto residents in Vilna who rescued thousands of rare books and manuscripts - first from the...

Sun. January 14, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:15 pm
An Untold Tale: The Holocaust in Greece — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Join us for this Greek drama that shows the destruction of the Sephardic Jewish community in Thessaloniki (Salonika) during 1942, while depicting the love story...

Wed. January 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An Untold Tale: The Holocaust in Greece — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

  Co-Sponsor: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Wed. February 21, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An Untold Tale: The Holocaust in Greece — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

  Co-Sponsor: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

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 — Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

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...

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...