Tuesday, May 26, 2020

RVCC Holocaust Institute Sets Webinar Film Series Focusing on Resilience and Hope

The Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College will present a timely webinar documentary film series:

Resilience During Challenging Times: Testimonies that Provide Hope

WHEN: Fridays, June 5-26, from 3-4 p.m.
FEE: free of charge
To receive Zoom login information, or for additional information about the series, email

The series is being co-sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon, & Warren Counties, the Holocaust Education Center of the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center, and 3GNJ. Each program will include a question-and-answer segment.

Focusing on the theme of Resilience and Hope, the webinars feature short films highlighting resilience as shared by Holocaust survivors, their children, and their grandchildren.

The scheduled list of films and guests leading the question-and-answer segments includes:

  • June 5: We Are Still Here (Director and Producer Evan Kleinman)
  • June 12: The Second Generation...Ripples From the Holocaust (Executive Producer Peppy Margolis)
  • June 19: The Hidden Child (Maud Dahme, the hidden child survivor featured in the film)
  • June 26: Not A23029, a documentary about Holocaust survivor Margit Feldman (Above, right; Executive Producer Peppy Margolis)

Ranked by and as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to  a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory; a 1,000-seat Theatre offering professional performances for all ages; and an Honors College for high achieving students. (Left: Evan Kleinman)

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, and professional development courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit