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Vedem Underground:  The Secret Magazine of Terezin

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.

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  • November 18th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Bagels at The B

    In honor of this season of thanks, we would like to invite Breman Members to bring their friends and family, free of charge, to the museum.* We will be serving bagels and light refreshments all day. *To receive free admission, all non-member visitors must be accompanied by a current Breman member.

  • December 2nd, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    From Darkness to Light

    Join Conductor Juan Ramirez and Cantor Lauren Adesnik as members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Emanu-El Youth Choir perform a very special Vedem-inspired Hanukkah concert, From Darkness to Light. This concert highlights inspiring music from the Holocaust, melodic Sephardic tunes and uplifting Hanukkah favorites. Dr. Laurence Sherr, Holocaust music educator, lecturer, and composer, will share insights about the creators and meanings of these songs. Delicious tastes of Hanukkah treats will be served.

  • December 5th, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour: MACoM – Metro Atlanta Community Mikvah

    Join us for our next Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour at The MACoM Metro Atlanta community Mikvah. The mikvah is an essential gateway to Judaism. For those who convert to (or are adopted into) Judaism, immersion in this special pool of water that meets certain ritual criteria is the act that makes them part of our Jewish people, and it is essential for many other lifecycle and spiritual uses as well.

  • December 9th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Eugen Schoenfeld (Czechoslovakia)

    Eugen survived the Holocaust in the notorious camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Dachau. Yet after the war, when given the chance to kill one of the most brutal guards, he refused. What powers led Eugen to give up hostility to his enemies? The former Chair of the Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, Eugen will reflect on this question and other aspects of rebuilding life from the brink of destruction.

  • December 16th, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia Meeting

    Professor Ellie Schainker, Arthur Blank Family Foundation Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Emory University, will speak on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at 2:00 to The Jewish Genealogy Society of Georgia. Professor Schainker's topic will be: Researching 19th Jewish Life in the Russian Archives: Converts, Missionaries, and Religious Disputes

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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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