Events

Devin E. Naar is the Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor of History at the University of Washington. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Naar graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. Following a year in Greece as a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Naar began his PhD in History at Stanford University. Dr. Naar's dissertation, “Jewish Salonica and the ‘Making of the Jerusalem of the Balkans,' 1890-1943,” received More >>
Sun, Sep 21, 2014
Lore September 28, 2014 Directed by Cate Shortland Germany, 2012, 108 minutes German with English subtitles Lore Abandoned by their Nazi parents at the end of WWII, five German siblings, led by 14-year-old Lore, embark on a harrowing journey across their country. When they encounter Thomas, a Jewish refugee, Lore is wracked by conflicting emotions. This lyrical coming-of-age tale provides an unforgettable look at the human legacy of the Holocaust. Introductory remarks by Jennifer Kapczynski, associate professor of German, Washington University. Dr. More >>
Sun, Sep 28, 2014
In collaboration with DAPSTL. Ekpedeme “Pamay” M. Bassey is an entrepreneur, world traveler, educator, comedian, philosopher, and author of the book: My 52 Weeks of Worship, Lessons from a Global, Spiritual, Interfaith Journey . Pamay is the Chief Experience Officer of “My 52 Weeks of Worship Project” which started when she, in response to a difficult personal year in 2009, made a commitment to visit a different place of worship each week in 2010 – whether that More >>
Wed, Oct 01, 2014
Private Event The post Holocaust Museum Friend Raising Event appeared first on JewishinStLouis. More >>
Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Holocaust Survivor Claims Conference Meeting The post Holocaust Survivor Claims Conference Meeting appeared first on JewishinStLouis. More >>
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Inheritance October 26, 2014 Directed by James Moll USA, 2006, 75 minutes English with some subtitled German Inheritance This powerful documentary traces Monika Hertwig's journey to accept the truth about her father Amon Goeth, the vicious Nazi commander portrayed by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler's List. Monika reaches out to Helen Jonas-Rosenzweig, a woman who had been enslaved by her father during the war. More than 60 years after Goeth's execution for war crimes, the two women meet, bringing closure, yet raising More >>
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
THE VATICAN AND THE JEWS The post HMLC – GALE LECTURE: THE VATICAN AND THE JEWS appeared first on JewishinStLouis. More >>
Tue, Oct 28, 2014
AMOS GUIORA portrait Co-Director Center for Global Justice, College Of Law – Dean, University of Utah Professor (Lecturer), College Of Law, University of Utah Biography Honors & Awards •FY06 Congressionally Mandated Award. Department of Justice, 2013 •Visiting Scholar. Earhart Foundation project, 2012 •Earhart Foundation project, Extremism: What Is It And What Dangers Does It Pose To Society? 01/2012 •Grant award, Research on Free Speech and Extremism. Stuart Family Foundation, 2011 •University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law 2011 Faculty Scholarship Award. 2011 •Stuart Family More >>
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
In Darkness November 30, 2014 Directed by Agniezka Holland Poland, 2012, 144 minutes In DarknessPolish with English subtitles (Rated R for violence and some nudity) Based on a true story, this film recounts how a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi-occupied city in Poland, hides a group of Jews in the labyrinthian sewers below the city. Initially acting from greed, the rescuer eventually develops a deeper bond with the group. Introductory remarks and post-screening discussion facilitated by Warren More >>
Sun, Nov 30, 2014
As A Young Girl of Thirteen: Simone LaGrange Remembers Auschwitz December 28, 2014 A film by Elizabeth Coronel, Florence Gaillard and Arnaud de Mezamat France, 2011, 88 minutes French with English subtitles Simone In this inspiring documentary, survivor Simone Lagrange recounts her life before the war, her deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau, and her role in bringing Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie to justice. The extended conversation, interspersed with archival images and earlier footage of Ms. Lagrange from Barbie's trial, reveal a More >>
Sun, Dec 28, 2014
AN EVENING WITH BEN FAINER: BOOK SIGNING, MUSEUM TOURS AND REFRESHMENTS FOR TEACHERS The post AN EVENING WITH HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR BEN FAINER appeared first on JewishinStLouis. More >>
Wed, Feb 04, 2015
Annual Community Holocaust Commemoration Event The post Yom HaShoah appeared first on JewishinStLouis. More >>
Sun, Apr 19, 2015