Looking for long-lost family members? Hit a stone wall in your genealogy search? Listen to this NEW presentation and learn unusual techniques for finding your relatives.
In 1940, in the Jewish ghetto of Nazi-occupied Warsaw, the Polish historian Emanuel Ringelblum established a clandestine scholarly organization called the Oyneg Shabes to record the experiences of the ghetto’s inhabitants. For three years, members of the Oyneg Shabes worked in secret to chronicle the lives of hundreds of thousands as they suffered starvation, disease, and deportation by the Nazis. Shortly before the Warsaw ghetto was emptied and razed in 1943, the Oyneg Shabes buried thousands of documents from this massive archive in milk cans and tin boxes, ensuring that the voice and culture of a doomed people would outlast the efforts of their enemies to silence them
Humorous, revealing and inspiring stories from Jews of Color exploring identity, community and being a Jew in modern times. True Colors, a salon theatre show tells disparate and riveting stories about Jews of Color. While all people face challenges and struggles, Jews of Color have many touching and unique stories to tell about resilience, selfrespect, and celebrating the many colors and voices in our community.