Events

Date/Time Event
Thu. September 7, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Behind the Legal Battle for Holocaust Reparations & Restitution — Rubenstein Pavilion at Ovation Jewish Home

William R. Marks, Esq., founding partner and principal of The Marks Law Firm, P.C., is a nationally recognized expert in the field of German reparations...

Sun. September 10, 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...

Sun. September 17, 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. September 17, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Film: The Zookeeper's Wife — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Jessica Chastain stars in the riveting drama based on the true story of zookeepers Antonina & Jan Zabrinski, who helped hide and rescue Jews in...

Sun. October 15, 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...

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

  Co-Sponsors: Coalition for Jewish Learning of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation Ovation Jewish Home

Thu. November 16, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
HERC Impacts the World — Wisconsin Country Club

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

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...