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Claims Conference

Oct 24, 2023

June Zero
Film Screening at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Followed by Q+A with Director Jake Paltrow

2023-09-29T13:44:18-04:00October 24th, 2023|, |Comments Off on June Zero
Film Screening at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Followed by Q+A with Director Jake Paltrow

Israel, 1962. After an emotional public trial, Adolf Eichmann has been tried and sentenced to death for crimes against humanity and the Jewish people. June Zero follows three characters involved in this nation-defining event: David, a 13-year-old Libyan immigrant who works in the factory where Eichmann’s corpse was incinerated; Hayim, a Moroccan guard assigned to Eichmann’s jail cell; and Micha, a Polish survivor of Auschwitz and chief interrogator at the trial. These three seemingly disparate characters are inexorably connected in this seminal moment of Jewish history. Screening followed by Q+A with director Jake Paltrow.   Watch the Trailer: BUY TICKETS (20% discount WITH code fritz2023) Year: 2023 Runtime: 105 minutes Language: [...]

Nov 21, 2022

RECKONINGS – The First Reparations
Film Screening at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Followed by Q+A with Gideon Taylor and Karen Heilig

2022-11-24T05:24:57-05:00November 21st, 2022|, |Comments Off on RECKONINGS – The First Reparations
Film Screening at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Followed by Q+A with Gideon Taylor and Karen Heilig

In the aftermath of the Holocaust, the unprecedented destruction and plight of survivors prompts the unthinkable - German and Jewish leaders meet in secret to grapple with the first reparations in history, resulting in the groundbreaking Luxembourg Agreements of 1952. Screening followed by Q+A with Gideon Taylor and Karen Heilig, from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.   Watch the Trailer: SCREENINGS In the aftermath of the Holocaust, German and Jewish leaders met in secret to negotiate the unthinkable – compensation for the survivors of the largest mass genocide in history. Survivors were in urgent need of help, but how could reparations be determined for the unprecedented destruction [...]

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