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Members Only Preview- The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans' Home

Members Only Preview- The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans' Home
Aug 13 2017 | 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Members Only Preview- The Legacy of the Hebrew Orphans' Home

Join us for a Members Only Preview

August 13, 2017
Time: 10 AM - 5 PM
COST: Free for Members

This exhibition highlights the oldest Georgia-based Jewish non-profit from inception to present through photography and stories. The story of the Jewish Education Loan Fund (JELF) spans three centuries starting as an orphanage in the late nineteenth century, it grew to become an important social service agency in the twentieth century, then a financial aid fund that continues to thrive today. This exhibition tells a powerful story of how philanthropy and a deep commitment to education can transform the community and leave a profound legacy.

The Official Opening Event will be Thursday, August 24, 2017 at 6PM. Held at The Breman Museum.

For more information on the Official Opening of the exhibition click here.

To become a Member visit: http://www.thebreman.org/Support/Membership

Current Exhibitions

  • Vedem Underground: The Secret Magazine of Terezin : Vedem Underground

    The magazine was one of the longest-running underground publication to be regularly produced by Nazi prisoners. From 1942-1944, VEDEM’s teenage authors documented their harrowing existence with defiance, humor, heartbreak, and poignancy, and created an enduring example of social activism through artistic expression. Using graphics, drawings, paintings, prose, and poetry, we hear the voices of some of the era’s youngest resistance fighters who refused to give up their identity, humanity, and fighting spirit.

  • Enduring Tension : (En)countering Antisemitism in Every Age

    Enduring Tension, (En)countering Antisemitism in Every Age allows visitors to briefly examine the reach and impact of Antisemitism throughout the ages. This exhibition is in collaboration with Kennesaw State University’s Museum of History and Holocaust Education.

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Other Events

  • 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

  • December 24th, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Closing Early

    We will be closing early on Monday, December 24th at 3 PM and will reopen Wednesday, December 26th.

  • December 25th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Closed for Christmas

    We will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th and will reopen Wednesday, December 26th.

  • December 31st, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Closing Early

    We will be closing at 3PM on Monday, December 31st and reopen on Wednesday, January 2nd.

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