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Stories Survive: Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
28 minutes | 2 years ago
Stories Survive – Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom
Ariel Burger, a devoted protégé and friend of Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Elie Wiesel, discusses Wiesel’s skill as a master teacher. Burger’s new book “Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom” won a 2018 National Jewish Book Award.
23 minutes | 2 years ago
Stories Survive - A Lodz Ghetto Survivor and Her Daughter Experience "Memory Unearthed"
Rose Fogel survived the Lodz Ghetto. She and her daughter Debbie Lewis visited the special exhibition "Memory Unearthed: The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross" at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, and spoke with Peter Haskell about the personal impact of the exhibition.
32 minutes | 2 years ago
Stories Survive – Finding Personal Connections to The Lodz Ghetto Photographs of Henryk Ross
On the occasion of a special exhibition at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Michael Glickman (Museum President & CEO) explores the history the Lodz Ghetto photographs of Henryk Ross, and special guest Michael Goldstein (Museum visitor) recounts the stunning experience of walking through the exhibition and encountering a photograph of his father in the ghetto. Interspersed throughout the episode are clips from the testimonies of Holocaust survivors Irene Sulzman, Rozalia Berke, and Brandla Small. Visit mjhnyc.org/memoryunearthed for more on this special exhibition. Stories Survive: Conversations is narrated by Peter Haskell and produced by the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The Museum is New York's contribution to the global responsibility to never forget.
24 minutes | 2 years ago
Stories Survive — Exploring Austrian-Jewish History: A Conversation with Dr. Tim Corbett
The Museum’s inaugural Prins Fellow, Dr. Tim Corbett, discusses his research on the history of Jews in Austria—with a focus on what Jewish cemeteries can reveal about Austrian-Jewish life and culture across time, and how these are distinct from the German-Jewish experience. Dr. Corbett also speaks about the roles of historians and museums in presenting the history of the Holocaust during a period of generational change.
34 minutes | 3 years ago
Stories Survive — A Conversation with Avraham Groll on JewishGen and Family History Connections
JewishGen.org, a proud member of the Museum of Jewish Heritage family, is the largest digital repository for Jewish family history in the world. In this episode, director Avraham Groll reveals the ways in which JewishGen has helped Holocaust survivors and their families. He also provides invaluable advice for listeners interested in researching their own genealogy.
40 minutes | 3 years ago
Stories Survive — Ruth Zimbler: Eyewitness to Kristallnacht
As we reflect on the 79th anniversary of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass), Ruth Zimbler shares her story with Peter Haskell. Ruth was born in Vienna in 1928. On November 10, 1938, during Kristallnacht, she and her brother Walter watched the destruction of the largest synagogue in Vienna from their apartment. Ruth and Walter were on the first Kindertransport (Children’s Transport) out of Vienna in December 1938. Their father, who worked for the Jewish Community of Vienna, facilitated the journey to den Haag, Holland. Ruth and her family eventually made it to New York in late 1939. Stories Survive: Conversations produced by the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. The Museum is New York's contribution to the global responsibility to never forget. www.mjhnyc.org
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