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May 21, 2021

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter May 2021

2021-09-14T06:47:39-04:00May 21st, 2021|Newsletter|Comments Off on FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter May 2021

Dear Friends, We invite you to join us for a POST SCREENING DISCUSSION Wednesday, May 26 at 12:00pm EST “Undying Love. Stories of Romance, Marriage and Rebirth in Displaced Persons’ Camps”  Featuring Helene Klodawsky, Film Director (Canada) and Sabine Rollberg, Expert of Documentary Film (Germany) Moderator Rachel Stern ZOOM REGISTRATION IMAGE: Detail of “Undying Love” Film Poster, 2002 “Undying Love” tells the poignant, enduring, and miraculous love stories of the survivors of World War II. Against the brutalized landscape of post-war Europe, this film focuses on how survivors struggled to reconstruct personal identities and forge intimate relationships. Using searing testimonies, poetic dramatizations, archives and images of romantic love from [...]

Apr 25, 2021

FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter April 2021

2021-04-25T07:16:48-04:00April 25th, 2021|Newsletter|Comments Off on FRITZ ASCHER SOCIETY Newsletter April 2021

Dear Friends, Spring, finally! And vaccinations, finally! And yes: we are starting to prepare in-person events and exhibitions! For now, we are all about virtual events, though: The life experience and art of Hungarian born Holocaust survivor Alice Lok Cahana and Indian born Siona Benjamin could not be more different. Join us on Wednesday, April 28 at 5:00 pm EST for “Worlds Apart: Antithetical Jewish Experiences in the Twentieth Century,” when Dr. Meital Orr discusses two recent book publications with author and FAS board member Dr. Ori Z Soltes. Organized by the Center for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University, the event features our book “Immortality, Memory, Creativity, and Survival: The Arts of Alice Lok Cahana, Ronnie [...]

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