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Judy Glickman Lauders black and white photo of Auschwitz gate entrance reading ARBEIT MACHT FREI

Beyond the Shadows is Glickman Lauder’s stance against injustice. Perhaps her work will inspire you to take a stand against injustice, too.

Bruce Black
Black and white archival image of a Nazi march down East 86th Street in NYC on October 30th 1939

The Oscar-nominated short film A Night at the Garden is a documentary short about a massive pro-Nazi rally that happened in Madison Square Garden 80 years ago this week.

B. Lana Guggenheim
Wall lined with black and white photos of individuals who perished in the Holocaust

We are hopeful that the Never Again Education Act will be enacted in this congressional session. 

Jacob Greenblatt
A scene from the jazz opera, Dear Erich

Jazz pianist and composer Ted Rosenthal conceived Dear Erich from 200 letters, written mostly by his grandmother, trapped in Nazi Germany, to his father, safe in America.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Scene from the film The Invisibles

The Invisibles tells the true story of four Holocaust survivors, two men and two women, all teenagers at the time, who escaped deportation by staying incognito in Berlin.

Wes Hopper
Star of David on wrought iron gate leading to old cemetery

The 25th anniversary re-release of Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List has reignited criticism as well as praise for the Oscar-winning film.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer

As the “Cabaret” cast assembled for rehearsal, we understood that now, more than ever, our production reflected part of our own milieu in which anti-Semitism is real.

Cantor Evan Kent
Shards of broken glass

Today Jews will commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht (Night of the Broken Glass), the first large-scale attack on German Jews in the Third Reich.

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
Still from the film featuring Waldheim appearing on Austrian national TV

Ruth Beckermann’s new film is a persuasive accounting of the life and political career of Kurt Josef Waldheim, laying bare the revelations about his World War II military service.

Wes Hopper
A woman in \WWII era dress stares out over a body of water

Renowned French-Jewish director Emmanuel Finkiel’s new film, A Memoir of War, is a haunting meditation on the pain of not knowing.

Wes Hopper

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