THE ROLE OF RACE AND RACISM
IN THE BERLIN OLYMPICS OF 1936
Tuesday | August 24
Join us for a program about the complex
legacy of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
OUR PLANET, OUR FUTURE
featuring Genie Milgrom
Emcee Tammy Nguyen Lee interviews 7 young adults that are former SWJC award recipients
They include: Zach Bernstein | Zachary Denn _Teresa Balderas Flores
Matthew Johnson | Esha Kothapalli | Leah Prager | Graham Rosen.
We find out what they are doing since they received the award
and how they have managed the past year during COVID.
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Crucial Conversations: Confronting Antisemitism Combating Antisemitism
7:00 PM CT
In the final session of this series, we will discuss concrete strategies to combat antisemitism. Building on the foundation of history, knowledge, and understanding developed during the series, this session will serve as a call to action for all of us to engage in this work.
PASSAGE TO SWEDEN
Virtual Film Screening
July 29 – August 5, 2021
Watch the film now, click here.
Rescue & Escape – Passage To Sweden tells the lesser-known story of events occurring in Scandinavia and Budapest during WWII. It focuses on the extraordinary heroic actions of ordinary people who saved the lives of thousands of Jews and fellow countrymen. Special attention is paid to the Norwegian resistance, the citizens of Denmark, Raoul Wallenberg, and Count Folke Bernadotte, all of whom showed exemplary courage during the darkest of times. View the trailer on the film’s website.
Virtual Film Discussion and Q&A
August 4, 2021 at 7pm via Zoom
Join Suzannah Warlick, Director of Passage To Sweden, and Chana Sharfstein, author & educator, for a live discussion about this film.
This event is being presented free of charge, but we do request
registration for the August 4th virtual film discussion by clicking here.