Upcoming Community-Wide Events and Opportunities

World Premiere of ‘A Promise to my Father’

Sunday, January 27, 2013  2pm

The Seaport Boston World Trade Center
The World Premiere of the HD documentary film “A Promise to my Father.” In April of 2012 the WWII Foundation took Auschwitz survivor Israel Arbeiter back to a place in Poland where unspeakable tragedies occurred.  This documentary will focus on Izzy Arbeiter’s incredible story of survival.  Q&A with Holocaust survivor Israel Arbeiter to follow one-hour film.
Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
20th Anniversary National Tribute to Holocaust Survivors and Eyewitnesses

Sunday-Monday, April 28-29, 2013 (Time TBD)

Washington Convention Center and the Museum
Please join USHMM in celebrating the Museum’s 20th anniversary as we thank all those who have made our global impact possible and we pay tribute to survivors, WWII veterans, and rescuers.  This historic gathering of the eyewitness generation, Museum supporters, families, and friends will take place next Spring.
Click here to find out more or by calling 866-998-7466
Generations of the Shoah International
A worldwide network of children and grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, linked together with the common goals of preserving and honoring our legacy, sharing resources and programming ideas, providing emotional support to our members, and tackling issues of mutual interest.  To learn more, please visit www.genshoah.org or click here for the monthly newsletter.

Holocaust in Slovakia
For a book about the Holocaust in Slovakia, “Genocide in Slovakia: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Holocaust in Slovak Territory”,Thomas Venetianer seeks testimonies of Holocaust Survivors who spent those years in the Slovak territory (not including the part that had been seized by Hungary in November 1938). 

If there are Survivors willing to write a brief narrative about his or her ordeal, or 2G’s and 3G’s who are in possession of such testimonies, please contact Tom at tom.vene@bol.com.br.  All names and materials received will be held in the strictest confidence.

Docent for New England Holocaust Memorial Tours
Have you ever noticed the Holocaust Memorial near Faneuil Hall?  Have you been interested in learning more about it or sharing it with others?  To become a tour guide for the memorial, please e-mail your name, address and phone number to Elyse Rast at erast@jcrcboston.org and she will be in touch regarding a training session.
Click here for more information on the New England Holocaust Memorial.