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The Nazis Next Door


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StoryTime


A Backpack, A Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

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New Families, New Tradition

The Zone of Interest
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92Y @ MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, November 9, 2:30 P.M.

The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014)

Author Eric Lichtblau in conversation with Museum Director Dr. David G. Marwell

Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Eric Lichtblau reveals how America became home to thousands of Nazi war criminals after World War II, many of whom were brought here by U.S. intelligence agencies.

$15, $12 members

 


 

92Y @ MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, November 12, 7 P.M.

A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
(Doubleday, 2014)

Author Lev Golinkin in conversation with A.J. Jacobs (The Year of Living Biblically)

In the 1980s, nine-year-old Golinkin and his family crossed the Soviet border with $600 and the vague promise of help in Vienna. This darkly comic and poignant memoir tells the story of Golinkin's efforts as an adult to retrace his family's long trek and locate the strangers who fought for his freedom.

$15, $12 members

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition A Town Known as Auschwitz: The Life and Death of a Jewish Community. Tour the exhibition at 4 P.M. Pre-registration is suggested. Call 646-437-4202.

 

 

 

92Y @ MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, November 16, 2:30 P.M.

The Zone of Interest: A Novel
(Knopf, 2014)

Author Martin Amis in conversation with Ron Rosenbaum (Explaining Hitler)

Literary giant Amis' new novel, which Publishers Weekly calls "brilliant," offers a searing portrait of life— and love— in a concentration camp.

$15, $12 members


 

 

SPECIAL SCREENING
Wednesday, November 19, 7 P.M.

Karski & the Lords of Humanity
(2014, 70 min., English and Polish with English subtitles, partially animated)

Directed by Sławomir Grünberg; post-screening discussion with the director, screenwriter Katka Reszke-Grünberg, and author E. Thomas Wood (Karski: How One Man Tried to Stop the Holocaust)

Jan Karski, the Polish resistance fighter, risked his life to reveal the horrors of the Warsaw Ghetto. This innovative documentary sheds light on Karski's daring exploits and important legacy 100 years after his birth.

$10, $7 students/seniors, $5 members

Presented with the Polish Cultural Institute and the Jan Karski Educational Foundation

 

 

92Y @MJH BOOK PROGRAM
Sunday, November 23, 2:30 P.M.

Jewish Soul Food: From Minsk to Marrakesh, More Than 100 Unforgettable Dishes Updated for Today's Kitchen
(Schocken, 2014)

Author Janna Gur in conversation with Jayne Cohen (Jewish Holiday Cooking)

Gur, author of The Book of New Israeli Food, delights again with her new collection featuring 100 Bubbe-approved dishes from around the globe.

$15, $12 members

 



The Museum's public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.


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