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August 2021
free program but registration required

Woman of Valor, Mildred Fish-Harnack

August 8
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11 AM LOS ANGELES • 2 PM NEW YORK • 8 PM BERLIN

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Mildred Fish-Harnack was the only American citizen executed on the personal orders of Adolf Hitler. Born in Milwaukee, she was a member of the anti-Nazi resistance group in Berlin known as the Red Orchestra.  Learn about this brave woman of valor whose story remained hidden for decades and is now coming to light. (more…)

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Shalom Uganda

August 15
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11 AM LOS ANGELES • 2 PM NEW YORK

7 PM LISBON • 9 PM UGANDA

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Learn about a small Ashkenazi Jewish community that settled in the African country of Uganda after World War II. With no rabbi or Jewish infrastructure, this community of twenty-three families formed a cohesive group that celebrated all Jewish festivals together and upheld their Jewish identity. There is also a small but vibrant indigenous Jewish Ugandan community that survived persecution under the regime of Idi Amin and that survives to this day. Meet representatives of both communities.

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film rental; free discussion

The Albanian Code

August 22
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11 AM LOS ANGELES • 2 PM NEW YORK • 9 PM JERUSALEM

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The Albanian Code from award-winning Israeli filmmaker Yael Katzir tells the little-known story of how thousands of Jewish refugees in Albania were rescued in World War II. Ennie Altaraz, who was saved there having escaped from Yugoslavia, decides to return to say thank you. This voyage is full of surprises, discovering how a nation bound by its moral code saved refugees and recognizing Albania’s unique wartime role in rescuing the persecuted. (more…)

$18

Natan Sharansky in Conversation with Gil Troy

August 29
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11 AM LOS ANGELES • 2 PM NEW YORK • 9 PM JERUSALEM

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Meet Natan Sharansky and hear him tell his personal history. He will be in dialogue with historian Dr. Gil Troy, and they will take your questions.
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