The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center, in partnership with the Mayerson JCC, is hosting a screening of the Not in Our Town documentary “Repairing the World: Stories from the Tree of Life” as a part of the annual Kristallnacht Commemoration on November 9 at historic Union Terminal at 7 p.m.
“Repairing the World: Stories from the Tree of Life” documents Pittsburgh, PA’s community response in the aftermath of the deadliest antisemitic attack in United States history.
The screening of the award-winning documentary takes place not long after the five-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in 2018, which took the lives of 11 victims.
After the tragic event, the people of Pittsburgh came together in response to hate. Through the voices of survivors, family members, diverse Pittsburgh residents and leaders, the film shows unity in a moment of crisis, the resilience of a vibrant city, and a community working together to understand what it means to be “stronger than hate.”
Following the evening’s documentary screening, former Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Executive Director Dr. Lauren Bairnsfather, who also appears in the film, and documentary executive producer Patrice O’Neill, will have a conversation and Q&A with the audience. Bairnsfather will discuss the historical context of Kristallnacht and the perpetuation of anti-Jewish violence today.
Registration for the screening can be found here.
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