“Tolerance is what keeps humanity together, I believe.”
—Anne Willem Meijer, Member of the Dutch Resistance
The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education presents, “75 Years Later: Remembering the Krisallnacht Pogrom Day of Learning & Commemoration” which includes the North American premier of glass artist, Maria Lugossy’s sculpture, “Crystal Night”. Join us for a day of educational programming including a lecture by Dr. James Young, a presentation by artist Maria Lugossy’s daughter and a screening of the documentary “Rescue in the Philippines”. In the evening, a commemoration and dedication ceremony will take place.
Dr. James Young, author of At Memory’s Edge: After-images of the Holocaust in Contemporary Art and Architecture, The Texture of Memory, and Writing and Rewriting the Holocaust. He was also the Guest Curator of an exhibition at the Jewish Museum in New York City entitled “The Art of Memory: Holocaust Memorials in History”.
3:00pm Rescue in the Philippines film screening
This is a one-hour documentary of the previously untold story of how
the five Frieder brothers spearheaded a rescue to help 1,200 Jews escape
the Nazis and immigrate to the Philippines.
Discussion with the daughter and son of glass artist Maria Lugossy, Eszter & Aron Bohus
Commemoration and Dedication of
Maria Lugossy’s Crystal Night Sculpture
in Memory of Rabbi Dr. Alfred Gottschalk
Featuring music, candle lighting and remarks by
Dr. James Young, author,
The Art of Memory: Holocaust Memorials in History
“The Arts of Holocaust Memory in Time and Space”
Lecture by Dr. James Young
To RSVP, contact Trinity Ruggles at 513.487.3055 or firstname.lastname@example.org.