Special Gallery Exhibit – Rebirth after the Holocaust: Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950
October 6 – December 31, 2016
The exhibit depicts an inspiring and untold chapter in Jewish history. It is the story of Jewish survivors liberated from Bergen-Belsen, who emerged from the destruction of the Holocaust determined to rebuild their lives. Over the next five years, Bergen-Belsen became the largest Displaced Persons camp in Germany, forming a vibrant center of rehabilitation, reconstruction, and rebirth.
iRead Book Club: The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl by Arthur Allen
December 5, 2016 | 12:00 p.m. | Location: Tycher Library at the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas | Address: 7900 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX 75230
This book club meeting will offer members the opportunity to meet the author virtually. Open to Museum members and volunteers. Free, RSVP by email to email@example.com.
Film Screening: The Long Way Home
December 8, 2016 | 6:30 p.m.| At the Museum
In conjunction with our current special gallery exhibit, Rebirth after the Holocaust: Bergen-Belsen Displaced Persons Camp, 1945-1950, join us for a screening of The Long Way Home.
This Academy Award-winning documentary focuses on the critical post-war period from 1945 – 1948 and the plight of tens of thousands of Jewish survivors and refugees as they tried to reclaim their place in the world. Using rare archival footage and stills, news reels, and interviews, The Long Way Home depicts life in displaced persons camps, the revival of Jewish culture, and the struggle to establish a homeland.
Run Time: 120 minutes Free. RSVP required at Eventbrite.