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 […]