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The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans’ Home

The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans’ Home

Educating the Jewish South Since 1876

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Absence of Humanity

The Holocaust Years, 1933-1945

This permanent exhibition presents the history of the Holocaust through artifacts and stories of Atlanta area Holocaust Survivors.

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Eighteen Artifacts: A Story of Jewish Atlanta

The story of Jewish Atlanta began as it did in many other Southern towns, but its narrative would take dramatic turns as Atlanta became a stage for regional, national, and international events over the next 170 years.

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  • July 21st, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunchtime Culture

    The Breman, the Center for Puppetry Arts, and the High Museum of Art are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new.

  • August 18th, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Lunchtime Culture

    The Breman, the Center for Puppetry Arts, and the High Museum of Art are partnering to bring the Midtown community something new.

  • August 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans' Home: Grand Opening

    Enjoy exhibition tours and hear the stories you don't know in a conversation moderated by Dr. Catherine Lewis, exhibition curator featuring Dr. Caroline Light, author and historian, Henry Birnbrey, Beneficiary of Jewish Children's Services, Dr. Stephen Garber, son of Hebrew Orphans' Home resident, and Sherry Frank, parent of Jewish Educational Loan Fund recipients.

  • September 10th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Miriam Fishkin: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust

    When she was ten, Miriam and her family were forced from their home by the Russian secret police who controlled the region, and sent to Siberia. There, despite the relentless hard work and bitterly cold weather, she survived the war.

  • October 15th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Henry (Hank) Lewin: Remarkable Stories from the Holocaust

    Hank tells the story of his parents, Nora and Joel Lewin who were married in Kovno, Lithuania, and endured separation and several concentration camps to survive the Holocaust. He remembers Gideon, a brother he never knew who was killed in Auschwitz at the age of two.

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Curating Your Family Story: Next Dor

Curating Your Family Story is an initiative begun last year by the Breman Museum in partnership with Beit Hatfutsot, the Museum of the Jewish people, based on the enduring My Family Story initiative.

The Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education
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Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education

The Lillian and A.J. Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education offers guided tours of our Holocaust Galleries as well as pre and post visit curriculum for educators.

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Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History

Explore our extensive collection, the largest repository for Jewish archival material in the Southeast.

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2017 Lunchtime Culture

Join us, the High Museum of Art and the Center for Puppetry Arts for a taste of culture

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