Monday, April 4, 2022

Holocaust Survivors from Hungary and Greece Share Their Stories, Jewish Budapest, and more



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Ann Kliger Axelrod with yellow star


Stories Survive: Ann Kliger Axelrod
Tuesday, April 5 | 7:30 PM ET

Ann Kliger Axelrod, mother of Museum President & CEO Jack Kliger, publicly shares her survivor story for the first time with Rick Salomon, co-founder of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. 





Ghetto Memorial Wall in Budapest


Virtual Walking Tour: Revisiting Budapest
Sunday, April 10 | 11 AM ET

Take a deeper look into the rich culture of the Hungarian Jewish community. This tour will build upon September’s Budapest tour, but it is not required to have attended the previous tour.

Registration is $18 for Museum members or $36 for the general public.







Solomon Kofinas


Stories Survive: Solomon Kofinas
Sunday, April 10 | 2 PM ET

Solomon Kofinas, a Holocaust survivor from Athens, will share his story of loss, survival, and rescue in Greece. Attend in person or watch the livestream.





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Sinagoga de la Congregacion Israelita Argentina

Virtual Walking Tour: Jewish Buenos Aires
Wednesday, April 20 | 11 AM ET

Travel with us to this stately, historic capital city on a virtual walk through the Jewish quarter, which still has a strong Jewish presence.

Learn more and register >

German Jewish WWI Soldiers

German Patriots: Jewish Germans During WWI
Thursday, April 21 | 2 PM ET

Scholars, authors, and a curator will explore the disregarded service and patriotism of Germany's 100,000 Jewish soldiers who served in WWI.

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Remembrance Candles

Annual Gathering of Remembrance
Sunday, April 24 | 2 PM ET

Every year at the Annual Gathering of Remembrance, the Museum brings thousands together to say with one collective voice: we will never forget. This Yom HaShoah tribute has power that echoes across generations.

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Ritchie Torres

In Conversation: Congressman Ritchie Torres, Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, Jack Kliger, and More
Monday, April 25 | 10 AM ET

A range of topics will be discussed, including contemporary antisemitism and hate across the range of American politics.

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Seder plate


As Passover nears, update your Seder table. This 12.5" seder plate features beautiful blue rippled with gold – perhaps mimicking what the Red Sea might have looked like – and six glass dishes for the ritual items. Find this and other Seder plates here.





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Forced to Flee the Nazis as a Baby, This Ukrainian Holocaust Survivor Is Running from Her Home Again
Margaryta Zatuchna has been pushed out of her home again – this time by Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.



Sergei Loznitsa’s Babi Yar. Context at Film Forum NYC
Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa is famed for his brilliant archival collage-movies.  In Babi Yar. Context, playing at NYC's Film Forum, he explains one of the most heinous war crimes, with much of the footage shot by amateur photographers among the occupying German soldiers.



EVENTS in partnership


292nd Anniversary of the Founding of New York City's First Synagogue
Commemorate the founding of New York City's (and North America's) first temple in this Lower Manhattan Historical Association event taking place Friday, April 8 at noon ET at 26 William Street in Lower Manhattan.


Museum of Jewish Heritage

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New York, NY 10280-1502


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.