Date/Time Event
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
Almost Snuffed Out, The Story of the Extraordinary Terezin Children’s Musical “Fireflies” — Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

In 1943 and 1945, “Fireflies,” a Czech children’s musical was performed in the Terezin concentration camp outside of Prague by children doomed by the Nazi...

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

A resident of the Chicago area, Steen Metz was a young boy living in Denmark when the Nazis invaded the country in 1940. He experienced...