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Feb 16

Filming the Camps-From Hollywood to Nuremberg

Special Exhibit
Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg - John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens
Exhibit runs through August 3, 2017
The Nuremberg Trials in 1945 used an unprecedented form of evidence
— film of the war and liberation of the concentration camps. The exhibit
explores these filmmakers’ experiences during and after World War II,
the footage they captured of Nazi atrocities, and the impact the war
made on their careers. All exhibits in the Museum are included in admissions.

Apr 23

Yom Hashoah 2017

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Remembrance Day
Sunday, April 23, 2017 | at Temple Emanu-El | 6:30 p.m.
Yom Hashoah, also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day,
commemorates the six million Jews who were murdered in the
Holocaust and celebrates the lives of those who survived.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

May 2

Lunch and Learn: Experiences in Burundi

Lunch and Learn: Experiences in Burundi
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 | At the Museum | 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a Lunch and Learn with Alain Ruvuga, who immigrated to
the U.S. from Burundi in 2001. Mr. Ruvuga will discuss the current
political situation in Central Africa, the warning signs of an
impending genocide, and the status of thousands of displaced
persons in the area. Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

May 10

Upstander Speaker Dr Mehnaz Afridi

Upstander Speaker Series: Dr. Mehnaz Afridi
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Location TBD,
VIP Reception 5:30 p.m., Program 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Afridi’s is Director of the Holocaust, Genocide and Interfaith Center
at Manhattan College. Her research aims to understand Muslim,
Jewish and Christian relations and to promote interfaith dialogue.
Raised in Western Europe and the Middle East, Dr. Afridi is a Muslim
whose curiosity led her to question the racial and political tensions she
witnessed between Jews and Muslims. RSVP required through Eventbrite.

May 25

Civil Discourse Panel Discussion on Capital Punishment

Panel Discussion: Civil Discourse Series
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | At the Museum | 6:30 p.m.
Join us as we gather a panel of experts to discuss all sides of a
divisive topic. Visit for more
information on the series and a schedule of topics.
Free, RSVP required through Eventbrite.

Jun 5

iRead Book Club: Number the Stars by Lois Lowery

Monday, June 5, 2017 at the Museum, 12:00 p.m.
Join us as we read books that move us and explore key literary and
historical points. This month, we will discuss Number the Stars by
Lois Lowry. Open to Museum members and volunteers.
Free. RSVP to