No Place on Earth
May
7
2:00pm 2:00pm

No Place on Earth

No Place on Earth

Sponsored with The Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival and The Arizona Jewish Historical Society

EVENT IS SOLD OUT
 
“In 1942, 38 men, women and children slide down a cold, muddy hole in the ground, seeking refuge from the war above in a pitch-black underground world where no human had gone before. These five Ukrainian Jewish families created their own society where young men bravely ventured into the harrowing night to collect food, supplies and chop firewood. The girls and women never left; surviving underground longer than anyone in recorded history. Held together by an iron-willed matriarch, after 511 days, the cave dwellers, ages 2 to 76, emerged at war’s end in tattered clothes, blinded by a sun some children forgot existed. Despite all odds, they had survived. 

The remarkable true story of NO PLACE ON EARTH starts out as a mystery. While exploring some of the longest caves in the world in southwestern Ukraine in the 1990s, American caver Chris Nicola stumbled onto unusual objects…an antique ladies shoe and comb, old buttons, an old world key. Was the vague rumor true, that some Jews had hid in this cave during WWII and if so, had any survived to tell their tale?
67 years later, Chris leads four of the survivors back to Ukraine to say thank you to “the cave.”

Chris Nicola will be at the event to discuss his experiences and to answer questions about this amazing journey.

ContactGenerations After
480-792-6736
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Generations After Discussion Group
May
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

Generations After Discussion Group

Generations After hosts a discussion group for children (2G) and grandchildren (3G) of Holocaust survivors who wish to share their family Holocaust stories and the impact on their own lives.

The discussion group is solely for children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors.

The discussion group is free to attend and light refreshments are served.

RSVP REQUIREDSpace limited to 30.  RSVPs and info: Evelyn Levine: bx1411@hotmail.com or 602-799-9719.

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Apr
20
9:00am 9:00am

GENOCIDE AWARENESS WEEK - Focus on the Holocaust

SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE - 5th ANNUAL GENOCIDE AWARENESS WEEK

THURSDAY 4/20

9:00am

Two Among the Righteous Few: A Story of Courage in the Holocaust
Marty Brounstein  [BIO]
Speaker and Author

10:30am

The Looting of Holocaust-Era Jewish Assets: Unfinished Justice
Dr. Daniel Kadden  [BIO]
Executive Director, Interfaith Works

12:00pm

Silent Heroes during the Holocaust
Christine Raack  [BIO]
Faculty, South Mountain Community College

1:30pm

Anti-Jewish violence in postwar Poland, 1945-46
Anna Cichopek-Gajraj [BIO]
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

3:30pm

1936 Olympics - Panel Discussion
Mediator: Kim Klett  [BIO] 
English Teacher, Mesa Public Schools

Panelists:
Dr. Daniel Kadden
Executive Director, Interfaith Works

Walter Lamm
Survivor,

6:30pm

Tainted Games: Politics, Persecution and Pageantry at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Dr. David Large  [BIO]
Senior Fellow, Institute of European Studies, University of California, Berkeley

http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/promo/genocide-awareness-week-2017  

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Apr
17
to Apr 22

Genocide Awareness Week

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SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 5th ANNUAL GENOCIDE AWARENESS WEEK ~ NOT ON OUR WATCH ~ APRIL 17 - 22, 2017:  Lectures, exhibits and events by distinguished survivors, scholars, politicians, activists, artists, humanitarians and law enforcement are held in the Student Center Turquoise Room unless otherwise indicated. 

Thursday, April 20 - Focus on Holocaust.  Holocaust related programming from 9 am until 7 pm

http://www.scottsdalecc.edu/promo/genocide-awareness-week-2017   

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Booktalk:  Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936  by David Clay Large
Apr
2
3:00pm 3:00pm

Booktalk: Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936  by David Clay Large

Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936

by David Clay Large

Author will participate via Skype

Athletics and politics collide in a critical event for Nazi Germany and the contemporary world.

The torch relay—that staple of Olympic pageantry—first opened the summer games in 1936 in Berlin. Proposed by the Nazi Propaganda Ministry, the relay was to carry the symbolism of a new Germany across its route through southeastern and central Europe. Soon after the Wehrmacht would march in jackboots over the same terrain. Written by acclaimed historian, David Large, the book offers a superb blend of history and sport. 

Meet David Clay Large on April 20 when he gives the keynote address for Genocide Awareness Week on the campus of Scottsdale Community College

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Booktalk: "Three Minutes in Poland" by Glenn Kurtz
Jan
29
3:00pm 3:00pm

Booktalk: "Three Minutes in Poland" by Glenn Kurtz

Three Minutes in Poland

Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film

by Glenn Kurtz

In 2008, Glenn Kurtz discovered a film shot by his grandfather in 1938 during a visit to Poland, the country he had emigrated from. David Kurtz was on a tour of pre-war Europe and recorded everyday life for Jews before Poland was invaded and the Jewish presence disappeared. Of a population of 3000 Jews in the town of Nasielsk, only 100 survived. Glenn Kurtz's book reveals how these 3000 lived and prospered. Three Minutes in Poland was selected as one of the best books of 2014 by the Boston Globe, The New Yorker, and NPR. Additional details are forthcoming.

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Third Annual GA Winter Dinner
Dec
3
6:30pm 6:30pm

Third Annual GA Winter Dinner

Third Annual Winter GA Dinner

When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 6:30 p.m.

Smart Casual Attire

Where: Scottsdale Waterfront Residences, Club Room 7175 E Camelback Road Scottsdale

Free Valet Parking

Cost: $20.00 for paid members $25.00 for non-members

Cocktails: Set-ups provided, bring your own alcoholic beverage

Menu: Salad, Salmon, Vegetable Lasagna, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables and Special Desserts Kosher Style

RSVP by Nov.18, 2016

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Generations After Fall 2016 Picnic
Oct
23
12:00pm12:00pm

Generations After Fall 2016 Picnic

Come meet new friends and catch up with old ones!

Free – Friends and family of 2Gs and 3Gs welcome

Kosher hot dogs, water provided ($$ donations accepted)
Bring your own food.
BYOB (soft drinks, hot drinks, beer - NO GLASS PLEASE)
Activities: Kickball, Sports, Walks, Table games, Jam/sing-along music & more (bring & share)

For more information:
Abe Wagen, 602-315-4790

We will be at the Chaparral Park's South Ramada.
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Sep
18
9:30am 9:30am

GA Speaker Training Workshops

Part I - Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Part II - Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Ina Levine Jewish Community Center

12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale

Continental breakfast provided

Descendants of Holocaust survivors who attend this two-part training can participate in GA's Speakers' Bureau, a cadre of presenters speak to schools, colleges and universities, religious congregations, and civic groups.

Cost: $40 for both sessions

Attendees of 2014 training: No charge for refresher (if you still have the class materials)

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Sep
11
9:30am 9:30am

GA Speaker Training Workshops

Part I - Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Part II - Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

Ina Levine Jewish Community Center

12701 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale

Continental breakfast provided

Descendants of Holocaust survivors who attend this two-part training can participate in GA's Speakers' Bureau, a cadre of presenters speak to schools, colleges and universities, religious congregations, and civic groups.

Cost: $40 for both sessions

Attendees of 2014 training: No charge for refresher (if you still have the class materials)

Click here to register

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