GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II

Film & Talk-Back

GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish American men and women who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous (director Mel Brooks, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger) and unknown share their war experiences: how they fought for their nation and people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed. Talk-back led by Chris Cowles.

This film is a part of the Holocaust Stories From Around the World series which features some of the best new international films that include Holocaust themes – highlighting some fascinating but lesser knownstories or perspectives.

Free and open to the public.

For more information contact Laurie Herman at LHerman@JCCMilwaukee.org or 414-967-8212.

 

Co-Sponsor:

Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

 

Date:

Tue. January 15, 2019

Time:

 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm

Location:

Community Hall at Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC

6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.

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