Join PBS Western Reserve and Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage for this free event.
The U.S. & the Holocaust: Sneak Peek of New Film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein + Discussion
Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 7 PM
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood, OH 44122
A tragedy for the world—a reckoning for our nation. THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST is a new film by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick & Sarah Botstein that examines the rise of Hitler and Nazism in Germany in the context of global antisemitism and racism, immigration and eugenics in the United States, and race laws in the American south. The three-part series will be shown on PBS over three days, starting on Sept. 18. But you can watch a sneak peek at the Maltz Museum on September 7!
Join us for a 30-minute preview of the film, with special discussion moderated by Dahlia Fisher, director of external relations and strategic marketing, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage followed by an audience Q&A.
• James Pasch, regional director, Anti-Defamation League
• Mark Swaim-Fox, executive director, Facing History and Ourselves
• Sarah Weiss, CEO, Nancy and David Wolf Holocaust and Humanity Center
• Dr. Mark Cole, executive director, Ohio Council on Holocaust & Genocide Education
This program is presented in partnership with the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage with special thanks to CWRU–Siegal Lifelong Learning.