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In-person, Livestreaming and Zoom Programs @ The Museum of Jewish Heritage
Survived Together - Film Screening and
January 19 | 6:30 PM ET
Survive: Annelies and Marianne Bernstein Tuesday,
January 24 | 2:00 PM ET
Brundibár Performed by The Young People's Chorus of New York
January 29 | 3:00 PM ET
a children’s opera by Jewish Czech composer Hans Krása with a
libretto by Adolf Hoffmeister, was regularly performed by the
children of the Theresienstadt concentration camp in occupied
Czechoslovakia in 1943. This performance, in honor of Holocaust
Remembrance Day, will feature a cast of 40 choristers and a 13-piece
$36 for in person admission ($18 for seniors and students) | $10 for
livestream admission | Members receive $10 off in person
and $5 off the livestream.
The Nazi Titanic| JewishGen |
Wednesday, January 25 | 2:00 PM ET
The Cap Arcona, meant to rival the English Titanic, which was a
German luxury liner ship repurposed as a seaborne concentration camp.
In an accidental bombing, most of its prisoners were killed in this
last major tragedy of the Holocaust and one of history’s worst
maritime disasters. In this webinar, Dr. Robert Watson will
discuss the story and process of his book The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible
Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II.
Are Here Concert|
Carnegie Hall | January 26, 7:30 PM ET
First presented at Temple Sholom Chicago, We Are Here is a
concert of songs written in the ghettos and concentration camps of occupied Europe. With music direction by Lee Musiker plus
performances and readings from pop artists, broadway stars, and
cantors, this powerful commemorative concert will include a candle-lighting
ceremony and memorial prayers.
to Life Panel &
Conversation| The Strand |
January 30, 7:00 PM ET
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, photographer B.A. Van
Sise will have a panel discussion of his new book Invited to
Life: Finding Hope after the Holocaust. Joining B.A.
in conversation are Auschwitz survivors Tova
Friedman (author of Daughter of Auschwitz)
and Michael Bornstein (author of Survivors
Club) on the different approaches to and narratives
surrounding Holocaust stories. B.A.'s Eyewitness photos of
survivors were displayed on the Museum's windows for several years.
Architects of Auschwitz| Thursday,
January 19 | 8:00 PM ET
Perhaps no other concentration camp informs our understanding and
memory of the Holocaust more than Auschwitz. Yet how was it built,
and who were the architects who made it physically possible? Dr.
Robert Jan van Pelt, a professor at the University of Waterloo's
School of Architecture, was an expert witness in Deborah Lipstadt’s
defense in the civil libel suit brought against her by British author
and Holocaust denier David Irving in 1996.
Remembering: Talking About the Holocaust in the
Thursday, January 26 | 5:30 PM ET
This panel of leading thinkers will discuss how media, educators,
religious institutions, and governments can fight Holocaust denial
and deepen understanding of the genocide. What is the role of allies,
people who are not the targets of extremism?
The Last Generation| Podcast
Unscripted conversations we should all be having with our
grandparents. The Last Generation podcast is created by Maddy
Kramer, the granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor. She always
regretted that she never got to hear her grandmother's story
firsthand. Now, Maddy is making sure that others get that
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.