NYC, NY 3G EVENTS

Please join 3GNY as we attend a performance of fellow member Joan
Fishman’s one-woman play, WALKING IN HIS FOOTSTEPS. This very
personal, semi-autobiographical play is based on Joan’s childhood
experiences with her grandfather, a Holocaust survivor, who never
spoke of the fate of his family during the war.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2007 @ 8:15pm
Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place (Bleecker & West 3rd)
Trains : A, B, C, D, E, F, V to West 4th St.
Tickets: $15; To purchase tickets, and for more info:
http://www.fringenyc.org/basic_page.asp?ltr=w or call 212-289-4488

Please RSVP to info@3gnewyork.org
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TEANECK, NJ

Forgiveness and the Shoah: Conflicts, Rights, Responsibilities

Thursday, August 16, 7pm at JFS.
This month, in preparation for the High Holy Days, the topic is

How do we understand the idea of forgiveness post-Holocaust? How do we relate to both past and present generations of Germans and other perpetrators? How can forgiveness provide opportunities for personal growth? We will explore these and other questions. The discussion will be facilitated by Rabbi Amy Bolton, Director of The Living Room at JFS of Bergen County.

Thursday, August 16, 2007, 7 pm to 8:30 pm, The Living Room at Jewish Family Service of Bergen County, 1485 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ. For questions or to register, please contact Laura at 201-837-9090 or email us at thelivingroom@jfsbergen.org.

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LIVINGSTON, NJ

The Holocaust Council of MetroWest Invites YoU
to LUNCH AND LEARN with a SURVIVOR
Tuesday, August 14, 2007 12:00
Alex Aidekman Family Jewish Community Campus
901 Route 10 Whippany, NJ

Terry Izraeli and her sister, Sonia Kurland will speak. Terry and Sonia were born and survived in Belgium.

Please bring a dairy lunch. Beverage and cookies will be provided

CELEBRATE WITH US OUR 25TH ANNIVERSARY!
For additional information contact
The Holocaust Council
(973) 929-3067 or holocaustcouncil@ujcnj.org

MORE LUNCH AND LEARNS

Please join us on the following dates:
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Ruth Messing. Ruth was born in Austria and survived in Belgium.

Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Tola Urback. Tola was born in Poland and was hidden.

Tuesday, September 25
Jean Gluck. Jean was born in Poland and was a camp survivor.
Please bring a dairy lunch. Beverage and cookies will be provided.

FILM SERIES
The Tin Drum

(1979 – 142 minutes – Rated R)

Wednesday, August 15 & 16
7 p.m.
NO CHARGE!!
Part I of this film will be on August 15;
Part II will be on August 16

Light refreshments will be served.
Save the Date
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007
The film for the evening will be
Kitty: A Return to Auschwitz.
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HOUSTON TX

Holocaust Museum Houston presents

Families Share in Free Activities at Holocaust Museum Houston During Museum District Day

HOUSTON, TX (July 30, 2007) – On Aug. 18, Houston-area families will have a unique opportunity to learn more about the Holocaust during free hands-on activities at Holocaust Museum Houston as part of Houston’s annual Museum District Day.

Adults and children will be invited to create fabric butterfly patterns that eventually will be sewn into quilts for display at the Houston International Quilt Festival and then donated to charity. The Quilt Festival is the largest quilt show, sale and quilt-making academy in the United States, with more than 50,000 attendees. The 2007 edition will run Nov. 1-4 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. For more information on the festival, call 713-781-6864 or visit www.quilts.com.

The quilting activity is in conjunction with the Museum’s new fabric art exhibit, “Through the Eye of the Needle: Fabric Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz,” which opens the same day.

Participants will not need prior experience in quilting. Quilt blocks can be created freehand or using stencils and templates to be provided. The quilting activity will run from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m.

“Through the Eye of the Needle” features the work of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz, a Holocaust survivor from Poland who, at age 50, began creating works of fabric art to tell her story. Her works along with a video will be on view. This exhibition will be in the Museum’s Central Gallery, until February 10, 2008.

Children’s storytime will be held in the Museum’s Boniuk Resource Center and Library and is being done is connection with another exhibit opening the same day. “Dr. Robert O. Fisch: Illustrated Works from ‘Light from the Yellow Star’ and ‘The Metamorphosis to Freedom’” includes a collection of illustrations from two books by Holocaust survivor and distinguished visual artist Dr. Robert O. Fisch.

HOLOCAUST MUSEUM HOUSTON
“Medical Ethics and the Holocaust”

–Thought-provoking 15-part lecture series and exhibit examines medical practices of the Nazis and their continuing influence on modern-day medicine–
Nobel Laureates James Dewey Watson, Ph.D., and Eric Kandel, M.D., will open the Museum’s 15-part “Medical Ethics and the Holocaust” series beginning at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9 in a discussion moderated by Nobel Prize-winner Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D.
Watson, credited with the discovery of the structure of DNA, will open the series with his talk “The Discovery of DNA: Implications for the 21st Century.” Kandel will follow with “In Search of Memory: Psychological and Medical Contributions to the Holocaust,” during the opening event at the Cullen Performance Hall at the University of Houston.
Other lectures will be held at the Museum and will include topics such as euthanasia and the Human Genome Project, the lasting legacy of the Nuremberg trials, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and how the doctor-patient relationship has changed over the years since the Holocaust.

Admission to each of the 15 lectures is free, but advance registration is required.

“Medical Ethics and the Holocaust” begins with the official opening of the exhibit on Friday, Sept. 7.

Mincberg Gallery at the Museum’s Morgan Family Center,
5401 Caroline St., in Houston’s Museum District.
The exhibit runs through Feb. 3, 2008.
Viewing hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

For a complete listing of lecture series speakers, venues and times; other related special events; information on CME credits for medical professionals; or to register to attend any event, visit www.hmh.org/medethics.

Holocaust Museum Houston is located at 5401 Caroline St., in Houston’s Museum District. For more information about the Museum, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org.
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BOCA RATON, FL

SHOAH FOUNDATION TAPES AVAILABLE AT FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (August 1, 2007) – Florida Atlantic University students, faculty, staff, as well as the general community, will have access to video testimonies of Holocaust survivors and other witnesses from around the world when the University provides access to the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Institute’s Visual History Archive. The program will be underwritten by the Florida-based League for Educational Awareness of the Holocaust (LEAH), a nonsectarian not-for-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness and funds to support and encourage education efforts for children to help eliminate prejudice and hatred using lessons learned from the Holocaust and other genocides, including Darfur, Rwanda and Bosnia. FAU currently has a selection of 300 testimonies from throughout the world immediately available to viewers. Through LEAH’s underwriting, the university plans to install the hardware necessary to store a larger quantity of testimonies, allowing access to more than 3,400 Florida Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies and others from around the world.
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WASHINGTON DC,
PARTISANS OF VILNA AND IMAGE BEFORE MY EYES
1:00 pm, SEPTEMBER 3 FREE

The National Gallery of Art is located on the National Mall between
3rd and 7th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW
The National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC will be holding a special double-feature screening of films directed by Joshua Waletzky. First will be Image Before My Eyes (1981), based on the book by Dr. Lucjan Dobroszycki. The documentary takes a broad look at the vibrant Jewish community in Poland between the two World Wars.

Following Image Before My Eyes will be a screening of Partisans of Vilna (1986), produced and co-wrote by Washington, DC filmmaker Aviva Kempner, who will introduce the film.
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OPEN CASTING CALL
The Jewish People’s Philharmonic Chorus (JPPC) of New York, which specializes in Yiddish choral music,
will hold auditions for all voice parts on:
Monday evening, September 17 and
Monday evening, September 24 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.

The 40-member chorale, which has recently performed at Shea Stadium, Lincoln Center, and the North American Jewish Choral Festival -as well as released its first CD, “Zingt! A Celebration of Yiddish Choral Music” (which has drawn raves), – is committed to the highest quality of performance.

The auditions are by appointment only
and can be scheduled by calling (646) 602-2007
or emailing .

Candidates must have a good ear, be able to sing in harmony and have a voice that blends. *No* knowledge of Yiddish is necessary.Translations are always provided. Rehearsals are held weekly from September through early June on Monday evenings on the Upper West Side.

The JPPC is conducted by Binyumen Schaechter. More info about the JPPC can be found at .