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Vedem Underground: The Secret Magazine of Terezin

Vedem Underground

Oct 14 - Mar 10

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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

  • February 24th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Robert Ratonyi (Hungary)

    Robert remembers a childhood scarred by fear, upheaval, hunger and loss. He was six years old when forced to wear a yellow star and face the terrors of war and ghetto life without his parents, both of whom were deported to concentration camps. He grew up under communist dictatorship and escaped Hungary following the bloody uprising of 1956. A graduate of MIT and Drexel University, Robert went on to a successful business career.

  • March 10th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    “SALUTE TO HOLLYWOOD”

    What do the songs “Beauty and the Best”, “Que Sera Sera”, and “White Christmas” have in common, in addition to being winners of the Academy-Awards most prestigious music award? They were all written by Jewish composers! Bob Spiotto, dazzling performer and director of programs at New York City’s Friar’s Club, will be taking us on an entertaining journey through the glamorous history of Jewish contributions to music and film. Spiotto will be joined by a group of Atlanta’s glitziest musical stars, including Joe Alterman.

  • March 13th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: Fulton Bag and Cotton Mill

    Once the largest employer in Atlanta, the Fulton Bag & Cotton Mill is now loft apartments and condos. Explore the Jewish history of the factory and how it gave rise to Cabbagetown and also Georgia Tech. This program is presented in partnership with Phoenix Flies presented by the Atlanta Preservation Center.

  • March 24th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Ben Walker (Romania)

    Ben was six years old when he and his family were ordered to report to the railroad station within four hours. He and his mother survived the Holocaust in conditions beyond description in Transnistria, in southern Ukraine. Following the war, he and his mother immigrated to Israel where he served in the Israeli army. Mr. Walker later moved to the United States, where he attended the University of Florida and Syracuse University before moving to Atlanta.

  • March 31st, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia

    Daniel Horowitz Garcia will be presenting for this JGSG Meeting. Since 2014 Daniel has been the regional manager of StoryCorps in Atlanta. StoryCorps is a national media organization that helps people record, preserve, and share their life stories. He is a historian specializing in oral history. Before getting his Masters in History Daniel worked in the nonprofit field. He has 20 years' experience working on labor, environmental, criminal justice, and anti-poverty issues.

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FUN

Molly Blank Concert Series

Jewish Contributions to Music

RESEARCH

Search The Archives

Browse The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History

LEARN

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.

EXPERIENCE

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours

History at its source.
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