The programming schedule for the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust has been announced for November, December and January.
Some of its highlights:
· It Wasn’t Only Sandy Koufax explores the history of Jews in American sports and how being Jewish affected careers.
· Ink Bleeds History: The Art of Jewish Comics with leading graphic storytellers discussing how they subvert centuries of anti-Semitic depictions.
· The film Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, marking the 80th anniversary of the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympic, tells the story of 18 African Americans who boarded a ship to Germany to represent the U.S., defying Jim Crow laws and Adolf Hitler.
· Screening of Munich ’72 and Beyond — a searing account awarded Best Documentary at L.A. Shorts Fest — with a talk moderated by Budd Mishkin.
· Two performances of the multimedia play And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank, with a rare appearance by Anne Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss.
· On Dec. 18, Latkepalooza! for families.
The Museum’s public programs are made possible through a generous gift from Mrs. Lily Safra.
For tickets, call 646-437-4202, visit www.mjhnyc.org or in-person at the Museum’s box office.