Special Event

Their Brothers' Keepers: American Liberators of the Nazi Death Camp-Exhibit
Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 1:00 PM

These were the words of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Forty-six years following his liberation from the Buchenwald concentration camp, Wiesel expressed in stark words a moment in his life that forever marked his future existence.

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Current Exhibition

From the Bordertown Out into the World: Jews In Memel
Open June 26th – September 30th 2013

In the most northerly Prussian port town a highly varied Jewish life developed in the middle of the 19th century, inspired by immigrants from the East and the West.

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Lectures Events

HENRY FORD'S WAR ON THE JEWS

Victoria Saker Woeste

Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Henry Ford is remembered in American lore as the ultimate entrepreneur – the man who invented assembly line manufacturing and made automobiles affordable. Largely forgotten is his side career as a publisher of anti-Semitic propaganda. This lecture is the story of Ford's ownership of the Dearborn Independent, his involvement of the defamatory articles it ran, and two Jewish lawyers, Aaron Sapiro and Louis Marshall, who each tried to stop Ford's war on Jews.

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Movie Events

Carpati 50 Miles, 50 Years
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 1:00 PM

In 1931 the Carpathian Mountains of the Ukraine was the home of over one quarter of a million Jews. Sixty –five years later, immigration, the Holocaust and political turmoil have left less than 1500. Through Zev Godinger (son of Shimon, survivor of Auschwitz, Jewish community caretaker, grave digger and ice cream vendor) director, Yale Strom, affectionately chronicles the decay of a beautiful culture preserved by the faith of one of its lone survivors. 80 Minutes, 1996

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Arts Initiative

The Arts Initiative aims at re-inventing the role of the arts in education of the Holocaust and social justice issues. The effort spans all media, unconstrained by venue or program, and reaches out to a diverse cultural community. Among its goals are to make the arts part of an experience of every student, teacher and visitor, and to promote other ways of understanding and acting in the world.

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6th Annual Kupferberg Holocaust Freedom Seder
Sunday, March 21, 2010

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Kristallnacht
Sunday, November 08, 2009