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BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, October 3, 7 P.M.

Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power
(Simon & Schuster, 2012)

Author Andrew Nagorski in conversation with longtime New York Times correspondent Richard Bernstein

Told from the perspective of Americans living in Berlin in the 1920s and 30s, Nagorski’s gripping narrative casts fresh light on Germany’s descent into fascism.

$10, $5 members


 

   

FILM
Wednesday, October 10, 7 P.M.
The Big Red One
(1980, 113 min.)

Written and directed by Samuel Fuller; starring Lee Marvin, Mark Hamill, and Robert Carradine

Fuller’s unflinching, semi-autobiographical film follows the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division from Africa to Europe during the Second World War.

$5, free for members

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg.


   

DISCUSSION
Sunday, October 14, 2:30 P.M.
Ethics of Embedded Journalism

Judith Matloff, Columbia Journalism School; Santiago Lyon, director of photography, Associated Press; Quil Lawrence, NPR; Carolyn Cole, Los Angeles Times; moderated by Thorin Tritter, managing director of FASPE

Reporters and photographers discuss the role of embedded journalists, the risks they face, and the ethical implications of their presence as civilians in military units.

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

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Filming the Camps: From Hollywood to Nuremberg, which closes today.

Co-sponsored by the International Center of Photography and FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics).


   

BOOK PROGRAM
Wednesday, October 17, 7 P.M.
The Fish That Ate the Whale: The Life and Times of America’s Banana King
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012)

Author Rich Cohen (Tough Jews) in conversation with David Lipsky, contributing editor, Rolling Stone

Cohen’s page-turner traces the story of Samuel Zemurray as he goes from penniless Russian immigrant to head of the United Fruit Company. A complicated character, he was key in both the creation of the State of Israel and the toppling of Central American governments.

$10, $5 members


   

DISCUSSION
Sunday, October 21, 2:30 P.M.
Huddled Masses: Immigration, An American Debate

Historians Jenna Weissman Joselit and Roger Daniels moderated by Gal Beckerman, opinion editor, Forward

Whether seen as resource or burden, immigrants figure centrally in America’s public discourse. As Election Day nears, a panel examines historic perspectives and contemporary debates regarding immigration policies.

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

Presented in conjunction with Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles. Tour the exhibition at 1: 30 P.M. Pre-registration for the tour is suggested. Call 646.437.4202.

Co-sponsored by the Forward


   

DANCE PROGRAM
Sunday, October 28, 2:30 P.M.
Hava Nagila Hoedown

2:30 P.M. – Lesson
3:00 P.M. – Dance

With Ruth Goodman, director, Israeli Dance Institute

In honor of Hava Nagila: A Song for the People, participants of all ages and levels are welcome to learn and experience the joy of the hora and other Israeli dances.

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

Presented in conjunction with Hava Nagila: A Song for the People.


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


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