Wednesday, March 2, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – A virtual event on Zoom Presented by the Departments of History, Political Science, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Judaic Studies The Dressmakers of Auschwitz: The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive powerfully chronicles the stories of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes in an […]
Sunday, March 13, 2022 @ 1:00 pm – Gwen Strauss is an award-winning children’s author and poet whose poems, short stories and essays have appeared in numerous journals including Catapult, The New Republic, London Sunday Times and New England Review among others. The Nine follows the true story of her great aunt Helene Podiasky, who led a band of nine female resistance fighters […]
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – STREAMING: April 6, 7:00 – April 9, 9:00 pm Sponsored by the families of Peter Fishman & Alan Lazowski Click here to register.
Sunday, April 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – Honoring the memory of the Martyred Six Million Reading of the names of our community’s family who perished and departed survivors – 6:00 pm Ruth “Tutti” Fishman, Peter Fishman & Garrett Fishman, A Conversation Between Generations To register for the candle procession of survivors and their families, or for more information, call 860-470-5591 or 560-231-6315.
Monday, April 25, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm –
Monday, May 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – Anna Salton Eisen was an adult when she finally broke her parents’ silence about their Holocaust experiences. Pillar of Salt: A Daughter’s Life in the Shadow of the Holocaust recounts her initially secret effort to uncover the truth about her father’s past. This memoir completes the story told in The 23rd Psalm: A Holocaust Memoir, […]
Monday, June 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – In Ravenous, Sam Apple reclaims Otto Warburg as a morally compromised genius who pursued cancer single-mindedly even as Europe disintegrated around him. While the vast majority of Jewish scientists fled Germany in the anxious years leading up to World War II, Warburg remained in Berlin, working under the watchful eye of the dictatorship. As the […]
Sunday, September 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – The Descendants of the Shoah Conference is an opportunity to raise consciousness about Holocaust history, personal experiences and the continuity of remembrance. Through insightful dialogue, conversation and discussion, we will connect with our past by honoring and acknowledging those who perished, while providing support to inspire descendants and the broader community to never forget. The […]
Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – The Rescuers, from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King and Producer, Joyce D. Mandell, uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats who, at tremendous personal cost, saved tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. The film follows Stephanie Nyombayire, a young Rwandan anti-genocide activist who lost 100 members of her […]
Thursday, September 22, 2022 @ 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm – The Rescuers, from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King and Producer, Joyce D. Mandell, uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats who, at tremendous personal cost, saved tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. The film follows Stephanie Nyombayire, a young Rwandan anti-genocide activist who lost 100 members of […]