Thursday, February 26, 7 P.M.
Stories of Regeneration from the Second Generation
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, join us for a live storytelling event as children of Holocaust survivors recollect what it was like to grow up in the shadow of the Shoah. This program was originally scheduled for International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27 and was postponed due to the snowstorm.
Storytellers include Daniel Libeskind, architect; Joseph Berger, former New York Times reporter and author of Displaced Persons: Growing Up American After the Holocaust; Esther Perel, therapist and author; Sam Norich, publisher, Jewish Daily Forward; Museum Trustee Jack Kliger, chairman/CEO, British Heritage Magazine; Ruth Lichtenstein, publisher, Hamodia, founder/director Project Witness; Eva Fogelman, psychologist, author, filmmaker, and
co-director of the International Study of Organized Persecution of Children; and Rick Landman, attorney, professor, and director of INFOTRUE Educational Experiences. Stephanie Butnick, senior editor, Tablet Magazine, will represent the third generation; Amichai Lau-Lavie, spiritual leader of Lab/Shul and founding director of Storahtelling, Inc., will emcee the event. Museum Chairman Bruce C. Ratner will offer welcoming remarks.
Free. Donations welcome.
Please note, this program is sold out, but we invite you to
w atch a live video stream of the event at www.mjhnyc.org/stories.
Image: Frania and Boris Blum and daughter Towa, Landsberg Displaced Persons Camp, Germany, 1947.
Gift of Frania Bratt Blum