Posted by admin on Mar 27, 2013
New Documentary To Be Broadcast Starting April 2013 In Honor Of Holocaust Remembrance Month
A fascinating, but seldom-told, chapter of WWII history is recounted in a one-hour documentary, narrated by Liev Schrieber, that airs on public television stations nationwide beginning in April (.) Produced by 3 Roads Communications, “Rescue in the Philippines: Refuge from the Holocaust,” is... read more
Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2013
Reflect on the Holocaust at the annual community-wide commemoration on Sunday, April 7, 2:00 p.m. at the Mayerson JCC. The commemoration includes candle lighting, prayer, music, and moving program which remembers the victims, and honors the survivors. Keynote address by Eyal Press, author of Beautiful Souls: The Courage and Conscience of Ordinary People in Extraordinary Times, relating to... read more
Posted by admin on Mar 8, 2013
The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education (CHHE) and The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) are pleased to announce that Sarah Weiss will serve as Executive Director of both CHHE and JCRC. Weiss will split her time evenly between the two organizations.
In September 2011, as part of an ongoing collaboration between the two organizations, Weiss was brought on as interim Consulting... read more
Posted by admin on Feb 19, 2013
The Reluctant Rescuer: From Schindler’s List to Hotel Rwanda with Dr. Lawrence Baron
March 4, 2013 7:30 pm
at UC Blue Ash, Muntz Hall, Room 119
9555 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45236
Dr. Baron will trace and account for the shift from the image of rescuers of victims of genocide and persecution as courageous heroes like Oskar Schindler and Paul Ruseabagina.
Dr. Lawrence Baron has held the... read more
Posted by admin on Feb 15, 2013
Louise Borden Discusses His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg
Sunday, March 24, 2013, 2:00 p.m.
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Main Library
800 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Acclaimed young adult author Louise Borden will speak about her creative journey writing the new nonfiction book, His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg. The book shares the inspiring story of how one man saved... read more
Posted by admin on Jan 30, 2013
Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival
Holocaust Film Showing: NUMBERED and Just the Two of Us
Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Mariemont Theatre
6906 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
The Jewish and Israeli Film Festival is presenting several exciting movies this season! On Wednesday, February 13, two films will be shown with Holocaust themes.
In NUMBERED, Auschwitz survivors... read more