Judith Cohen, recently retired curator of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Marlene W. Yahalom, Ph.D Director of Education at American Society for Yad Vashem and Meredith Weisel, the Washington Director of the Anti-Defamation League discuss the history of the Holocaust and what civil society can do to prevent future genocide.
Special tribute will be paid to artist Esther Lurie whose secret drawings created during her life as a prisoner in Kovno Ghetto, and Stutthof and Leibitsch concentration camps are on display at Cascades Library from Jan. 4 through Feb. 28.
Join Gesher for the student performance of the Wizard of Oz. Gesher students will be performing the musical on Thursday, February 23, at 6pm and Sunday, February 26, at 3pm at Gesher.
If you are interested in purchasing tickets, sponsoring the show and/or including a shoutout to the cast and crew in the program, please visit: www.gesher-jds.org/student-musical.
Celebrate Shabbat with Keshet in a pluralistic, joyous, liberating, affirming space for LGBTQ+ and Ally Jewish teens (ages 13—18 and in grades 8—12).
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LIVE KIDNEY DONOR NEEDED FOR SON OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
Leon Litow is urgent need of a kidney from a live donor. Individuals can donate at any National Kidney Registry-affiliated transplant center near them (https://centers.nkdo.org/) or at Georgetown Medstar Hospital in Washington, DC, where he plans to have his transplant. Anyone who is willing to donate a kidney in Leon's name--even if it is not a match--would move him up the list of waiting patients significantly! For specific information on Leon's need, please visit https://www.nkr.org/GTQ748.
Your willingness to share this information with family, friends, or colleagues would be greatly appreciated.