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92Y Confronts Hate
October 7, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Congregation Shaara Tfille, The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga is proud to announce that we are once again joining with the 92 ST Y to present a virtual event:
92Y Confronts Hate
Talk & Screening: Dr. Ruth in Conversation with Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein, introduced by Annette Insdorf and co-presented with USC Shoah Foundation.
How can we ensure that lessons from the past continue to resonate for each new generation?
Join us on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at 7:30 pm ET for this important virtual event. Please contact Barbara Opitz for reservations at firstname.lastname@example.org and the promo code and link instructions will be emailed to you.
At 93 years old and as vibrant as ever, Dr. Ruth Westheimer is tackling that question, telling the story of her own experiences in Nazi Germany through books, film and conversations like this one, to combat forces of antisemitism and hate that are emerging throughout the world. Following a screening of USC Shoah Foundation’s animated short film Ruth: A Little Girl’s Big Journey — featuring Dr. Ruth’s own voice recounting how she survived the Holocaust as a young girl — Reel Pieces Moderator Annette Insdorf will introduce a conversation between Dr. Ruth and Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein. They’ll also discuss her books. The book and the film speak to universal themes that young people experience today: fear, loss and loneliness, as well as grit, resilience and hope.
Ruth: A Little Girl’s Big Journey is an example of USC Shoah Foundation’s critical work to bring anti-hate education to new audiences, filling a gap in primary-level Holocaust education with developmentally appropriate content.
This program is made possible by a generous grant from The Jewish Federation of Northeastern New York. This program is free, but donations are welcome and encouraged to benefit Congregation Shaara Tfille, The Jewish Community Center of Saratoga Springs, so that they can continue their community programs. Send to 84 Weibel Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 or https://saratogasynagogue.org/