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There Was Once... 2011, Directed by Gábor Kálmán

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The second of two films screened in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of nationwide Jewish deportations in Hungary, There Was Once… documents the contemporary struggles of a Hungarian high school teacher who sparks controversy by uncovering the Jewish past of her small town, Kalocsa.

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A water color of a Synagogue in Theresienstadt.

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A lecture by Michael Beckerman (NYU) in the series: From Democracy to Dictatorship and Genocide: Czechoslovak Jews in Literature, Music and Film Presented by the Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews, New York Using close readings of musical works by Pavel Haas, Gideon Klein and Hans Krasa, all written while they were prisoners in the Terezin concentration…

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Join LBI at the Conrad B. Duberstein US Bankruptcy Courthouse for a special program on Lawyers without Rights, a traveling exhibition about Jewish lawyers under the Nazi regime.

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Historian Anna Manchin (Prins Postdoctoral Fellow, CJH), historian Michael Miller (Central European University), and activist Adam Schonberger will discuss contemporary Jewish life in Budapest.

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Journalist Peter Beinart leads a discussion on the dramatic Post-War period and the creation of the state of Israel, bringing together the experiences of Ashkenazi and Mizrahi Jewish migrants in Eastern Europe, Allied-occupied Germany and Israel.

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Jonathan Skolnik (UMass Amherst) presents his book, Jewish Pasts, German Fictions , the first comprehensive study of how German-Jewish writers used images from the Spanish-Jewish past to define their place in German culture and society.

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Jewish Pasts, German Fictions is the first comprehensive study of how German-Jewish writers used images from the Spanish-Jewish past to define their place in German culture and society.

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shop on main street

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A film in the series: From Democracy to Dictatorship and Genocide: Czechoslovak Jews in Literature, Music and Film Presented by the Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews, New York With an Introduction by Thomas Ort, Assistant Professor of History, CUNY Obchod na Korze, the winner of the 1965 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, is…

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Graziella Rossi as Sabina Spielrein

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Featuring a pre-performance talk by Dr. Henry Zvi-Lothane (Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Mt. Sinai Hospital) at 6:00 PM A former patient of Carl G. Jung, Sabina Spielrein became one of the first female psychoanalysts. She studied medicine and worked in both Switzerland and the Soviet Union, where, as a Russian Jew, she was eventually killed…

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