All events take place at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, unless otherwise noted.


Opening Reception featuring Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Wedesday, September 10, Reception 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Program begins promptly at 6:30 pm

A lecture featuring Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Creative Director of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Director of the American Jewish University, addressing "What the World Lost by the Murder Europe's Jews."

RSVP Required by September 2. Cost: $75 per person – includes wine, appetizers and dessert (dietary laws observed); RSVP by clicking here.


On the Issues: Dr. Michael Berenbaum
Thursday, September 11, Reception 4:30 pm Eckstein Hall (1215 W Michigan Avenue)
Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director of the American Jewish University's Sigi Ziering Institute — Michael Berenbaum is one of the world's leading authorities on the Holocaust. He is a writer, lecturer and teacher, the author of 21 books, scores of scholarly articles, and hundreds of journalistic pieces. Dr. Berenbaum played an instrumental role in the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and has worked on a number of award-winning films and television broadcasts. He has devoted his life to educating people about the Holocaust, and has written about the relationship between Jews and Catholics in the post-Holocaust period

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Public Opening
Sunday, September 14 Noon – 4:00 pm

Bring family and friends to explore the new exhibit!
Cost: Free with Museum Admission


Behind the Seams: A Celebration of Collaboration
Monday, September 29, 5:30 pm tours, 7:00 pm program

The talented and committed artists of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater Costume Shop will discuss the extensive research and process involved in bringing Hedy Strnad's ensembles at the core of the exhibit to life, and the significance of the experience.
Cost: $20 (Includes wine and appetizer reception--dietary laws observed)
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Lecture and Luncheon with Best Selling Author Helen Epstein
Tuesday, October 7, 11:30 AM
(Rubinstein Pavillion, Jewish Home and Care Center)

Helen Epstein is the author of six widely translated books on the Holocaust including Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History which explores pre-WWII Prague through her mother's experience as a dressmaker.
Cost: $25, includes lunch


Oma & Bella Matinee Film Screening
Wednesday, October 22, 1:30 pm

This poignant film provides a glimpse into the world of Holocaust survivors, Regina Karolinski (Oma) and Bella Katz, two friends who live together in Berlin. Their bond is maintained through the food they cook together which reminds them of their childhoods and answers questions of heritage, memory and identity. The Jewish Museum Milwaukee if the official sponsor of this selection at the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center's annual Jewish Film Festival.
Cost: $10 for General Admission, $9 for Students/Seniors. To reserve your ticket, please contact Micki Seinfeld.


Etty: Community Performance
Monday, November 3,7:00 pm

In a gripping and thought provoking performance, New York-based actor and educator Susan Stein, brings the writings of Etty Hillesum to life. A 27-year-old student living in Nazi occupied Holland, Etty begins therapy and chronicles her thoughts and emotions as she faces depression and tries to make sense of her life.
Cost: TBD
This is part of a one-month residency in which Ms. Stein will visit area schools and organizations. This program is possible with a partnership from the Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center.


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