Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany Under the Third Reich – An exhibit that shows how the Nazis purged Jewish lawyers in Germany as one of the early steps to attack the rule of law in their country. Location: Jacksonville Main Public Library. Free admission. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-630-2665. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Jacksonville Public Library.
Remembering the Holocaust in Art: From the Collection of Dan and Cindy Edelman – An exhibition of photographs, woodcuts, and other visual art to inspire visitors to help create a more inclusive community. Contact annefrankjax.com for more information.
A traveling exhibit about40 teenagers who were witnesses, participants or victims of WWII and the Holocaust. Location: Florida State College at Jacksonville (FSCJ). Free admission. For more information, call Beth Harvey at 904-646-2349. Sponsored by FSCJ and Kennesaw State University.
Anne Frank’s diary is brought to life in this film. Location: Jewish Community Alliance (JCA). Free admission. For more information or to register, go to www.jcajax.org/ji or call 904-731-2100 ext. 228.
Author James Grymes will interview Amnon Weinstein, a violin restorer from Tel Aviv, who will discuss his efforts to restore violins played during the Holocaust to honor those who perished. Location: MOSH. Free admission. For more information, call Arlene Wolfson at 904-396-7062 ext. 214 or go to www.themosh.org. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Symphony and MOSH.
Award-winning journalist, editor and author Andy Nagorski will discuss his recent book highlighting the saga of those who sought to bring Nazi perpetrators to justice. Location: MOSH. Free admission, but registration is required. To register and print tickets, go to https://nazihunters.eventbrite.com/. For more information, go to www.themosh.org, contact email@example.com or call 904-396-6674 ext. 238. Sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Jacksonville and MOSH.
Readings from Hana’s Suitcase by Karen Levine – Location: San Marco Bookstore. Free admission. For more information, call 904-396-7597 or Sanmarcobooks@aol.com.
This inspiring Hollywood movie reenacts the largest armed rescue of Jews by Jews during WWII, led by three Bielski brothers who built a protective village and saved more than 1,000 Jewish non-combatants from Nazi death camps. Assaela Weinstein will provide accurate and personal insight into what really transpired. Location: Jewish Community Alliance (JCA). Free admission with advance registration. Sponsored by JCA and MOSH. For more information or to register, go to www.jcajax.org/ji or call Registrar at 904-730-2100 ext.228.
Henrik Ibsen’s great social drama of a caged woman in the late 19th century explores her tormented desire for escape and her yearning for individual and spiritual freedom. Location: Limelight Theater, 11 Old Mission Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32084. For more information, call (904) 825-1164 or visit www.limelight-theatre.org.
A one-man show about the wrongful murder conviction of Gregory Bright, who overcame poverty, prejudice and oppression to fight for freedom. Location: The Munnerlyn Center for Worship and Fine Arts at the Episcopal School of Jacksonville. Tickets: $15 adults, $12 students. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact Julia Daze at 904-396-5751 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A performance by Jacksonville University Theatre students that focuses on the 761 days Anne Frank, her family and friends spent hiding from the Nazis. Anne’s own journal entries from The Diary of a Young Girl and short stories and fables she wrote during this time will be presented to give life to her words and her personal story. Location: MOSH. Free admission. For reservations, go to email@example.com.
Jan. 28, Saturday at 2 p.m.
Jan. 29, Sunday, 1pm and 4pm
he EMMA Concert Association presents talented musicians from around the globe this winter. On Jan. 28, hear the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe. Celebrate Spain in America with flamenco, classical, folkloric, and contemporary dance Feb. 4 with Ensemble Espanol, a Chicago-based dance company comprised of 40 singers, dancers, and guest artists. Location: Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College, 14 Granada St., St. Augustine, 32084. For more information, call (904) 797-2800 or visit www.emmaconcerts.com.
A poetry workshop for participants 13 years and older to help process and connect with what they learned from the Anne Frank exhibit while exploring their own experiences with injustice or discrimination. Location: MOSH. Free admission. For more information, call 904-868-4673. Sponsored by Hope at Hand and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.
Jan. 14, Jan. 21, Jan. 28, Feb. 4 and Feb. 11, Saturdays, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
A powerful concert that includes 16 violins recovered and restored from the Holocaust and transported from Israel to demonstrate the resilience of the human spirit and the power of music. Location: Jacoby Symphony Hall, Times Union Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets, go to jaxsymphony.org or call 904-354-5479. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Symphony in collaboration with MOSH.
A private tour of the exhibit followed by a discussion facilitated by OneJax Executive Director Nancy Broner, about the Holocaust victims, modern-day discrimination in our community, and what actions individuals and organizations can take today to address these challenges. Location: MOSH Wells Fargo Room. *Private event for the Women’s Giving Alliance (WGA), Junior League of Jacksonville (JLJ), and their guests. vRegistration by January 25th required. For more information and to RSVP, contact WGA, Teri Calinao at 904-356-4483 or www.wganefl.org. Sponsored by WGA and JLJ.
The Florida Forum speaker series is in its 25th year! Presented by The Women’s Board, this phenomenal event raises awareness and funds for Wolfson CHildren’s Hospital.
Our Florida Forums have enriched the intellectual and cultural life of Jacksonville and have contributed more than $7 million to Wolfson. Our Series is presented by Wells Fargo, Landstar Systems Inc. and Florida Blue.
Our world-class speaker series has featured monarchs, entertainers, heads of state, business heavyweights, authors, influential thinkers, pundits and more. We are welcoming Megyn Kelly on January 30,2017.
For more information check out the website below.
This multi-media exhibit highlights essays authored by Jacksonville second generation Holocaust survivors in collaboration with maquettes hand-built by the Bolles School AP art students and portraiture by Jacksonville photographer Chad Dennis. Location: Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. Free with museum admission. Sponsored by Searching for Identity and Jewish Family & Community Services.
A documentary about a courageous Muslim woman who risked her life to fight against the brutal Nazi regime, followed by a panel discussion to explore xenophobia and the challenges and opportunities to fight oppression today. Location: The Atlantic Institute. Free admission. For more information, go to http://www.atlanticinstitutejax.org/, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-379-2915. Sponsored by The Atlantic Institute.