Monday, January 3, 2022




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Rewriting History: The Politics of Memory in Poland
Tuesday, January 4 | 2 PM ET

Join the Museum for a conversation about the politics of memory, addressing the Polish nationalist government’s recent civil case seeking to criminalize speech that holds Poland responsible for Nazi crimes. We’ll be joined by leaders in Polish civil society including Dr. Jan Grabowski, one of the historians sued for his research; Dr. Dariusz Stola, the former director of POLIN: Museum of the History of Polish Jews; and Konstanty Gebert, a journalist and founder of the Polish Jewish monthly Midrasz. The discussion will be co-presented by Descendants of Holocaust Survivors (2G Greater New York) and moderated by Rachel Donadio, a contributing writer for The Atlantic




Nate Leipciger comforting a student on the March of the Living in Auschwitz


Stories Survive: Nate Leipciger
Tuesday, January 11 | 2 PM ET

Holocaust survivor Nate Leipciger will share his experiences during the Holocaust in this Stories Survive speaker's series program. Nate was born to a Jewish family in Chorzów, Poland in 1928. When he was eleven years old, the Nazis invaded, and Nate and his family spent the next three years living in ghettos. By the time he was liberated in 1945, Nate had survived seven different concentration camps. 




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RBG’s Brave and Brilliant Jewish Women
Thursday, January 13 | 7 PM ET

During the last year of her life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with Moment editor-in-chief Nadine Epstein to discuss the Jewish women she found inspiring. In Epstein’s new intergenerational book RBG’s Brave and Brilliant Women: 33 Jewish Women to Inspire Everyone, she profiles the women Ginsburg identified. Join the Museum and Moment for a program celebrating RBG’s Brave and Brilliant Women, featuring Epstein in conversation with author and journalist Abigail Pogrebin. Attend in person or watch the livestream.





Echoes In Ink: A Liberation Day Reading of Short Stories from the Holocaust
Thursday, January 27 | 10 AM ET

On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, join the Museum for a reading of three short stories: “The Road of No Return” by Rachel Häring Korn read by Jackie Hoffman, “The Shawl” by Cynthia Ozick read by Mili Avital, and “A Wedding in Brownsville” by Isaac Bashevis Singer read by Eleanor Reissa. This virtual program will premiere at 10 AM Eastern Time and be available all day.




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Public programming at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany (Claims Conference) the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy C. Hochul and the New York State Legislature; Battery Park City Authority; The Goldie and David Blanksteen Foundation; Marcia Horowitz Educational Fund for Cross-Cultural Awareness; and other generous donors.