An Evening with Jennifer Teege – Nov. 5, 2017, 7:00pm, Dwares JCC, Providence, RI – Ms. Teege is the Author of My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s Nazi Past
Amb. David Ross: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Then & Now – Nov. 8, Salomon HAll, Brown University – Moderated by Watson Senior Fellow for International and Public Affairs Ambassador Richard Boucher. Ambassador Ross will speak about his role in the Oslo accords, and his thoughts and insights on how we can apply lessons from the past to today’s key issues in the path towards peace for the Israelis and Palestinians.
Jimena: Forgotten Refugees – Nov. 9, 7:00pm, Brown Hillel – In 1948, From Casablanca to Baghdad, Jews abandoned their ancestral homelands often leaving behind their homes, communities, and livelihoods suddenly becoming refugees. For decades, many Jews who fled their native homelands never shared their experiences of being forced into exile but in “The Forgotten Refugees” for the first time, stories of several Jewish Refugees are told.
Directed by Michael Grynszpan and produced by Avi Goldwasser, the Forgotten Refugees won the “Best Featured Documentary” award at the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival and the “Best Documentary Film” award at the 2007 Marbella Film Festival.
Our programs are free and open to the public except as otherwise noted.
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