Archive: March 2022

Lucy Adlington’s “The Dressmakers of Auschwitz”

Posted on March 2, 2022

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 […]

A Conversation with Gwen Strauss, Moderated by Pat Kazakoff

Posted on March 13, 2022

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 […]

Voices of Hope Proudly Presents: I AM HERE

Posted on April 5, 2022

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.

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

Posted on April 24, 2022

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.

Community-wide Reading of the Names

Posted on April 25, 2022

Monday, April 25, 2022 @ 8:00 am – 8:00 pm –

A Conversation with Anna Salton Eisen

Posted on May 16, 2022

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, […]

A Conversation with Sam Apple

Posted on June 13, 2022

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 […]