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75 Years Later: Remembering the Kristallnacht Pogrom

November 10, 2013 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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”.


 You are welcome to join us for any or all of the events. We highly recommend attending the commemoration ceremony at 5:30pm.
Day of Learning Events Include:

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

5:30 pm

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

6:15 pm


7:00 pm

“The Arts of Holocaust Memory in Time and Space”
Lecture by Dr. James Young

To RSVP, contact Trinity Ruggles at 513.487.3055 or [email protected].



November 10, 2013
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Hebrew Union College
3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220 United States
(513) 221-1875


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