Date/Time Event
Thu. October 12, 2023
6:30 pm
Anne Berest, author of THE POSTCARD — Boswell Book Company

Boswell Book Company presents an evening with Anne Berest, author of Prix Goncourt finalist The Postcard. Cosponsored by Alliance Française de Milwaukee, Nathan and Esther...

Sun. October 15, 2023
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Book Signing: Joe Pasternak, Summer Stock, and His "Happy Ending" Musicals — Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

Film historians David Fantle and Tom Johnson will give an in-person talk on their latest book: C’mon, Get Happy: The Making of Summer Stock. Summer Stock is...

Sun. October 15, 2023
7:00 pm
The Path — Marcus North Shore Cinema

Set in 1940, the film centers on German journalist Ludwig, who is on the run from the Nazis, and his 12-year-old son Rolf. They are...

Tue. October 17, 2023
7:00 pm
Farewell, Mr. Haffman — Marcus North Shore Cinema

After the Nazi occupation of Paris, a talented jeweler, Joseph Haffmann, fearing the worst, arranges for his family to flee the city and offers his...

Sun. October 29, 2023
7:30 pm
DIE STADT OHNE JUDEN - The City Without Jews — Milwaukee Art Museum

Thought to be lost, a print of the film was discovered at a Parisian flea market in 2015 and digitally restored through a crowdfunding campaign....

Tue. November 7, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Antisemitism and the Power of Incendiary Speech — Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center

A Panel discussion about the Present Music presentation of the film: A City Without Jews. Join us for a discussion of Antisemitism, how its centuries of...

Thu. November 9, 2023
6:30 pm
Opening of Americans and the Holocaust: A Traveling Exhibition for Libraries — Milwaukee Public LIbrary

Register HERE. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) and the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office present Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition...

Sun. November 12, 2023
1:30 pm
Wisconsin and the Holocaust: What did we know? — Milwaukee Public LIbrary

Discussion with HERC staff and the Wisconsin Historical Society's Kurt Griesemer, an Emmy Award winning creator and producer of Wisconsin Biographies and co-author of the...

Tue. November 14, 2023
6:00 pm
The US & the Holocaust: Old Debates & New Approaches

In the wake of the successful "Americans and the Holocaust" exhibition at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and the recent PBS documentary “The U.S....

Wed. November 29, 2023
5:00 pm
Young Professionals Happy Hour — Milwaukee Public LIbrary

Connect with other Milwaukee area young professionals with a complimentary drink, an exclusive look at the Milwaukee Public Library's Richard E. & Lucile Krug Rare...

Thu. December 7, 2023
6:30 pm
"The U.S. and the Holocaust" 45-minute screening — Milwaukee Public LIbrary

Attend the 45-minute screening of the groundbreaking PBS documentary, "The U.S. and the Holocaust," directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein. HERC was...

Sun. December 10, 2023
1:30 pm
Stories of Survival and Hope: An Afternoon With Holocaust Survivor Eva Zaret — Milwaukee Public LIbrary

Samantha Abramson, HERC's Executive Director, will facilitate a conversation with local Holocaust survivor Eva Zaret. Eva will share stories of her time during the Holocaust...