Monday, July 10th, 8 pm
We are honored that Michael Stoll will be present after the screening. His daughter, Nancy, will say a few words on his behalf.
Please click HERE for his fascinating life story.
Monday, July 17th at 8 pm
Ambassador Stuart Eizenstat
During decades of public service in five US administrations, Ambassador Eizenstat has held a number of key senior positions,
including chief White House domestic policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter
U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Under Secretary of Commerce for
Under Secretary of State for Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs, and
Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in the Clinton Administration (1993-2001).
He also served as a
member of the White House staff for President Johnson (1967-1968).
Much of the interest in providing belated justice for victims of the Holocaust and other victims of Nazi tyranny
during World War II was the result of his leadership of the Clinton Administration as Special Representative of the President and
Secretary of State on Holocaust-Era Issues (1993-2001).
He successfully negotiated
major agreements with the Swiss, Germans, Austrian and French, and other
European countries, covering restitution of property, payment for slave and forced laborers, recovery of looted art,
and payment of insurance policies.
Castles in the Sky
Monday, July 31st, 4 pm
Director Pearl Gluck
The film explores Gluck's relationship to her Hasidic past, the women who helped her form her own feminist interpretations of the faith, and her own history as a slam poet and slam hostess in the Lower East Side in the early ‘90s at the KGB Bar
and the Nuyorican Poetry Café.
Gluck's great aunt Malke, herself a survivor of the Holocaust, unable to have children because of the experimentations in Auschwitz, would always warn her not to “build castles in the sky” with her artistic aspirations.
Gluck will also be speaking after
the 8 pm screening of
Where Life Begins.
August 14th, 4 PM
With live original music composed and performed by world-renowned klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals and celebrated silent film pianist Donald Sosin.
Alicia Svigals and Donald Sosin have been bringing audiences to their feet throughout the US and Europe with their unique and stirring violin and piano scores for Jewish-themed silent films, played live to the screen by Svigals and Sosin themselves. Sosin is one of the world’s top silent film musicians, and Svigals is the world's leading klezmer violinist and a founder of the Grammy-winning Klezmatics.
This presentation is financed by Sunrise Foundation for Education and the Arts.
DONALD SOSIN AND ALICIA SVIGALS
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