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What is a Jewish Museum?
Sep 21 2016 | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

What is a Jewish Museum?

Aaron Berger to Speak at Temple Emanu-El of Atlanta

Executive Director Aaron Berger will share his insights into creating and sustaining a first-rate Jewish museum in the Deep South. He will reveal:

    What makes a museum unique and how it’s done.
    How he created the largest exhibit in the Breman’s history— a look back at Atlanta’s iconic Rich’s Department Store that drew a record 21,000+ visitors.
    Why he launched a high-tech, interactive “Historic Jewish Atlanta” app, the first of its kind in the U.S.
    How he created a program that brought Holocaust survivors together with students from some of Atlanta’s poorest schools.

Located at Temple Emanu-El of Atlanta, this event is FREE and Open to the community but please RSVP to malberhasky@templeemanuelatlanta.com by September 9.

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    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.

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    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.

Exhibitions

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    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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