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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

  • January 28th, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Atlanta Jewish History Talks: The Case of Leo Frank

    Join Steve Oney, the foremost historian on the Leo Frank case, as he discusses one of the most infamous cases of Antisemetism in America and a pivotal moment in Atlanta’s Jewish history. The class will be moderated by founding archivist of The Breman, Sandra Berman, who devoted her career to collecting original historic items from the case and curated an in-depth exhibition that traveled around the country.

  • January 31st, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Bearing Witness: Unforgettable Stories from the Holocaust

    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.

  • February 4th, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Atlanta Jewish History Talks: The Activism of Jewish Women

    Join esteemed historians Mark Bauman, Leonard Rogoff, and Diane Vecchio as they discuss the legacy of Jewish women’s activism in Atlanta and the region. Hear these three experts examine suffragettes and the evolving role of women in Jewish social services.

  • February 4th, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    Jews and Jazz III

    Edutainment at its best. Dr. Gordon Vernick plays trumpet accompanied by vocalist Rita Graham and pianist Kevin Bales as Dr. Vernick tells stories about the significant roles Jews played in the Jazz world. Learn about the contributions of Jewish composers, producers, performers, writers and entrepreneurs.

  • February 11th, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Atlanta Jewish History Talks: The Rise of Rich's

    Join the foremost historian on Rich’s department store, Jeff Clemmons, as he discusses the store that became synonymous with Atlanta and tied to the cultural, social, architectural, and philanthropical fabric of Atlanta. The class will be moderated by the president of the Rich Foundation, Tom Asher.

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TESTIMONY

Bearing Witness

Unforgettable Stories From the Holocaust

ARCHIVES

Southern Jewish Archives

Delve into our archives and explore the Jewish history of Atlanta and the South.
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.

Virtual Exhibit 

A Jazz Memoir: Photography by Herb Snitzer

Photography spanning decades of notable and important figures in the world of Jazz.

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While closed your generous support is needed more than ever before. Your gift will help sustain our beloved institution and support new, online programming that brings comfort and inspiration to our community. Together we will get through this. Thank You.

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