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Core Exhibition Tour
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Justice at Dachau

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Fanny's Journey
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1944 Diary
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Core Exhibition Tour
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Young Friends Sunset Soirée
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Core Exhibition Tour

Night at the Museums

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The Brother: The Untold Story of the Rosenberg Case
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Rediscovering Hannah Senesh
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BOOK LAUNCH
Wednesday, June 7, 7 P.M.

Justice at Dachau: The Trial of An American Prosecutor (Ankerwycke, 2017)

Author Joshua M. Greene in conversation with Col. Fred L. Borch III, Former Chief Prosecutor at Guantanamo

Hundreds of Nazis were prosecuted at American tribunals at Dachau for personally taking part in torture and executions. Hear the dramatic story of William Denson, a soft-spoken lawyer, who led the prosecution in the largest series of Nazi trials in history.

$15, Free for Members



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FILM
Thursday, June 8, 7 P.M.

Fanny's Journey
(2016, 94 mins., Blu-Ray, French with English subtitles)

Based on a true story, in 1943 13-year-old Fanny and her two younger sisters are sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy the children attempt to do the impossible—reach the Swiss border.

$15, $12 Members



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BOOK LAUNCH
Monday, June 12, 2 P.M.

1944 Diary

With Damion Searls, translator of Hans Keilson’s 1944 Diary

When German Jewish psychoanalyst and novelist Hans Keilson, called one “of the world’s very greatest writers” (Francine Prose, The New York Times Book Review), died at the age of 101, a diary was found among his papers that covers the nine months he spent in hiding with a Dutch resistance group.

FREE – RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED



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SPECIAL EVENT
Thursday, June 15, 7 P.M. - 10 P.M.

Young Friends Sunset Soirée

Enjoy breathtaking views from the Museum’s outdoor terrace overlooking New York Harbor. Savor summer wines, craft beers, and delicious hors d’oeuvres. Guests can explore the Museum with exclusive after-hours access. This event is for young professionals ages 21-39.

$55, $40 Members



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SPECIAL EVENT
Tuesday, June 20, 4 P.M. - 8 P.M.

Night at the Museums

Fifteen museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan open their doors to celebrate summer — all free. Visit NightAtTheMuseums.org for details and a map. This event takes place rain or shine.

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GALLERY TALK
Wednesday, June 21, 3 P.M.

The Brother: The Untold Story of the Rosenberg Case

With New York Times journalist and author Sam Roberts

More than 50 years after her execution, the sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg made a last ditch appeal to President Obama before he left office to exonerate her posthumously amid new evidence. Roberts revisits his firsthand interviews with David Greenglass, whose testimony ultimately condemned his sister, Ethel, and brother-in-law, Julius, to the electric chair.

FREE – RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED


 
 

GALLERY TALK
Thursday, June 22, 2 P.M.

Rediscovering Hannah Senesh

With Dr. Lou Levine, former Director of Collection at Museum of Jewish Heritage

New documents and interviews reveal previously unknown facets about Hannah Senesh, the legendary Israeli hero who parachuted into Nazi-occupied Europe.

FREE – RESERVATIONS RECOMMENDED



 



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


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