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Chasing Dreams

Chasing Dreams

Baseball & Becoming American

May 13 - Jul 15

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Second Feature Module
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Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage

Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage

This exhibition details the dramatic recovery of historic materials relating to the Jewish community in Iraq. Recovered from a flooded basement in Saddam Hussein’s intelligence headquarters, these materials have been painstakingly preserved by the National Archives.

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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

  • April 22nd, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Manuela Bornstein

    Manuela and her family survived the Holocaust hiding in Vichy France. Her story honors the “conspiracy of goodness” that saved them -- from Parisian neighbors and friends, to members of the Resistance, to the grace of villagers who never revealed their whereabouts despite great danger to themselves.

  • April 26th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Oud & Food: A Taste of Iraqi Music and Delectable Desserts

    Join us as master Oud Musician and Teacher, James Schneider serenades us and shares the history of the Oud and Iraqi and Middle Eastern Music. Enjoy delectable Iraqi desserts - learn about Iraqi spices, flares, and flavors with culinary master Chef Moshe Ben Gigi of Dolce Catering and leave with special Iraqi recipes to try at home.

  • May 6th, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    At The Jazz Club: Oran Etkin

    The Breman auditorium transforms one-night-only into a jazz café creating an intimate musical experience. Oran Etkin is described as a “woodwind maestro” by PRI's internationally syndicated show, Afropop Worldwide. He performed around the world with artists ranging from jazz guitarist Mike Stern to rapper Wyclef Jean. His album, Kelenia, fuses traditional Malian and Jewish music with modern jazz, creating what the Boston Globe dubbed a “hypnotic balance between straight-ahead jazz and world music.” The album was named “Best World Music Album of 2009” by the Independent Music Awards.

  • May 16th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours: Congregation Shearith Israel

    RESCHEDULED from 1/17/2018 snow day. Founded in 1904, Shearith Israel is one of Atlanta’s oldest Jewish congregations. In 1935, it’s then rabbi Tobias Geffen famously koshered Coca-Cola. Join us as we learn about the congregation’s rich history.

  • May 20th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Closed for Shavuot

    The Breman Museum will be closed on Sunday, May 20 and Monday, May 21 in observance of the Jewish Holiday Shavuot.

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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 the Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History

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The Molly Blank Jewish Concert Series

Special concert events featuring world-class talent.

 

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