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Richard Kluger and Julianna Margulies
Thursday, October 5 | 7:00 PM ET
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard
Kluger’s latest work, Hamlet’s
Children, is a historical novel set in
German-occupied Denmark during the Holocaust. Kluger is joined
in conversation by award winning-actor Julianna
Margulies with a book signing to follow.
Globe Presents: The Merchant of Venice
Thursday, October 12 | 7:00 PM ET
“Abigail Graham finds in Shakespeare's play, not an
antisemitic rant, but rather a condemnation of entitlement, racism,
and sexism.” - Jewish
This screening of the filmed production of The Merchant
of Venice, which asks us to confront and question our own
prejudices in the here and now, will be followed by a discussion
about the play and its contemporary context of antisemitism and
racism with a panel of experts.
The only opportunity to see this groundbreaking
production outside of the Globe Theater.
When the Nazis
passed the Nuremberg Laws in 1935, Fredy Hirsch was a
nineteen-year-old German Jew—and openly gay.
In Auschwitz, he set up a day care center,
became much admired, and never hid his sexuality.
Film Premiere: Sh’ma: A
Story of Survival by Suki John
19 | 7:00 PM ET
Story of Survival tells of
director/choreographer Suki John’s mother.
The story follows our heroine from her school days
to the ghetto, to her deportation to a
concentration camp, and finally her immigration to
Tove Bamberger’s family,
along with 95% of Danish Jews, fled to Sweden on a fishing
boat. Tove will discuss her story of escape and return, her life
in Sweden, and what her life was like after World War II in this
Danish Rescue Stories Survive program.
This spring, explore the rich Jewish culture that
thrived in Morocco. See the tombs of ancient
rabbis, meet leaders of today's Moroccan Jewish community, and tour
beautiful palaces and bazaars on this exciting 10-night trip.
Join Jewish Heritage Travel and the
Museum for expert-guided tours of Jewish history and culture around
From the company that brought you the award-winning Fiddler on The Roof in Yiddish and HARMONY
comes Amid Falling Walls, a tribute to the
indomitable spirit during the Holocaust. Experience the resilience
and hope portrayed through soul-stirring Yiddish song. Witness this
extraordinary testament to life, hope, and history for four weeks
only. Museum members get 10% off.
“An SS dagger. Auschwitz cups. Hitler’s globe. If an
object played a material role in the Third Reich, then it’s probably
for sale. Why do we allow it?“
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;
With Assistance from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against
Germany; Sponsored by the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and
Future; Supported by the German Federal Ministry of Finance; 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
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