Events

Date/Time Event
Sun. March 5, 2017
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Film: Phoenix — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Suspenseful, award-winning drama about a Holocaust survivor - who was disfigured in the war and has a reconstructed face -  who returns home to Germany...

Sun. March 19, 2017
10:00 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...

Sun. March 26, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Sidney & Nina Widell Annual Memorial Lecture — Jewish Museum Milwaukee

On October 10, 1941, the entire Jewish population of the Belarusian village of Krucha was rounded up and shot. While Nazi death squads routinely carried...

Sun. April 2, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Film: To Life! — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

In this touching German drama, an aging Holocaust survivor (who had been a Yiddish cabaret singer before the war) – and a young man with...

Thu. April 6, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Strength of the Creative Spirit — Milwaukee Jewish Museum

Since liberation in 1945, over 30,000 pieces of Holocaust victim artwork has been documented. Created clandestinely in camps, ghettos, and in hiding, these pieces of...

Sun. April 23, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration — Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

Free & open to the public. RSVP to Mona Cohen at 414-697-8249 or MCohen@JCCMilwaukee.org   Co-sponsor: Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

Sun. April 30, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
HERC and Congregation Shalom Speaker Series — Congregation Shalom

Linda Hooper's speech "The Power of One," tells the moving story of how the students behind the Paper Clips Project responded to what had been...

Wed. May 10, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Art in Terezin — Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

Judith Ingber has been researching the lives and creativity of Jewish dancers including the war years of World War II and their inspiring work even...

Sun. May 21, 2017
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Film: Fire Birds — Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

An 80-year-old man with a tattooed arm is found stabbed and murdered in this Israeli murder mystery that involves Holocaust survivors and a second-generation detective....

Thu. June 8, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Steen Metz: A Survivor of Terezin — Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid

Free & open to the public. RSVP to Brittany Hager McNeely at 414-963-2714 or BrittanyH@MilwaukeeJewish.org   Co-sponsors: Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid Jewish Museum Milwaukee...