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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.

Events

  • August 24th, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans' Home: Opening Event

    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 5th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Eli Talks- Tuesday Night

    ELI Talks warmly invites you to an evening of inspired Jewish ideas with our Fall 2017 ELI Speaker Cohort sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta September 5, 6, and 7 at the Breman Museum in Atlanta.

  • September 6th, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Eli Talks- Wednesday

    ELI Talks warmly invites you to an evening of inspired Jewish ideas with our Fall 2017 ELI Speaker Cohort sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta September 5, 6, and 7 at the Breman Museum in Atlanta.

  • September 7th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Eli Talks- Thursday

    ELI Talks warmly invites you to an evening of inspired Jewish ideas with our Fall 2017 ELI Speaker Cohort sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta September 5, 6, and 7 at the Breman Museum in Atlanta.

  • September 10th, 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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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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Eli Talks

ELI's filming at the Breman Museum in Atlanta September 5-7. Find out all the details on how to join us!

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