Community Soup Kitchen
New York Kollel · Meet the Author
The Nazi Officer's Wife:
How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
A Conversation with Edith Hahn Beer and Angela Schluter
Wednesday, Sept. 29 · 7:00 pm · FREE
Edith Hahn Beer, an Austrian Jew, survived the Holocaust by posing as an Aryan nurse and marrying a Nazi. She, and her daughter, Angela Schluter, will discuss her life and this autobiography. Co-sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. (above: Edith Hahn in the early 1940s)
Interreligious Relations in Israel in Light of the Peace Process
Dr. Ron Kronish
Thursday, Oct. 21 · 7:00 pm · FREE
Dr. Ron Kronish serves as Director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI). He is also a noted rabbi, educator, author and lecturer. While living in Jerusalem during the past 19 years, Dr. Kronish has served as Director of the Israel Office of the American Jewish Committee, Director of Staff Development and later Co-Director for the Melitz Centers for Jewish Zionist Education, and as a lecturer in education at Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Three Families and the Cost of Conscience in White South Africa
Glenn Frenkel, Editor, The Washington Post Magazine
Monday, Nov. 22 · 7:00 pm · FREE
Pulitzer Prize Winner Glenn Frenkel will discuss this new book, which tells the harrowing and inspiring account of a handful of white activists, many of them Jewish, who risked their lives to combat apartheid when, in the 1960s, South Africa plunged into an era of darkness from which it has only recently emerged.
Torah through Movement
Tuesdays beginning Sept. 7, 1999
5:30-7:00 pm · $10
HUC-JIR and the Avodah Dance Ensemble present a weekly workshop in which participants explore the weekly Torah Portion through movement. No advance registration required; participants may attend any or all of the series. For more information call JoAnne Tucker at 201-659-7072.
The HUC-JIR Community Soup KitchenWe provide hot, nutritious meals, a legal clinic, and a caring atmosphere to over 200 of our hungry and needy neighbors each week. Food is prepared and served every Monday by members of our community with help from city volunteers.We need your help to ensure that every member of our community feels a part of this life-saving project. Call Randy Fleisher, 212-243-4889 or Jill Maderer, 212-689-9195.
Save the Date!Beit Café to Benefit HUC-JIR Soup Kitchen Students, Faculty, and members of the HUC-JIR community will donate their talents to this evening of entertainment to benefit the Soup Kitchen. Look for further information this winter!
December 9, 1999
Meet the Author with Eugene BorowitzComplete information about this program is available at the Meet the Author website.
New York KollelThe list of courses offered, class schedules, and on-line registration form are available at the New York Kollel website.
The galleries are free and open to the public.
Gallery hours are
Mon.---Thurs., 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
and Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
To schedule a tour or for more information contact:
Ruth Tanenbaum at 212-674-5300 ext. 205.
Sept. 10, 1999 --- Feb. 29, 2000
Julie Dermansky and Georg Steinböck: At Auschwitz
Nov. 16, 1999 --- Feb. 29, 2000
Edith Isaac-Rose: Daily Rage
Most recent update 28 Sep 1999
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