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40,000 Movies in 91 Years, A Holocaust Survivor Shares Cinematic Diary

August 7th 2020

From his childhood in Germany to the Nazi occupation to post-war Shanghai to his adult life in Metro Detroit, Zydower has loved everything about movies.

Deputies Learn of Hatred, Propaganda, & Complacency in Holocaust…

March 4th 2020

One example is the way propaganda and stereotypes are used not only to insult people, but to dehumanize them and to simplify a narrative. 

An Overview of the Holocaust at Berkley Library Nov. 13

November 8th 2018

An Overview of the Holocaust at Berkley Library Nov. 13 Berkley, MI- Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. Join historian and lecturer Barbara Demlow for an overview of the Holocaust. Registration optional by calling (248) 658-3440 or at http://berkleylib.evanced.info/signup/calendar. The Berkley Public Library is located at 3155 Coolidge Highway in Berkley.  For additional information, call […]

“After Charlottesville” Tours & Discussion at Holocaust Memorial Center Aug. 23

August 18th 2017

“After Charlottesville” Tours & Discussion at Holocaust Memorial Center Aug. 23 Farmington Hills, MI – Given this past weekend’s events in #Charlottesville, coupled with the New England Holocaust Memorial being vandalized twice in the past 6 weeks, it seems appropriate to process with community. Join us at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus in […]

Free Film: The Zookeeper’s Wife at Berkley Library July 10

July 7th 2017

Free Film: The Zookeeper’s Wife at Berkley Library July 10 (EVENT page) Berkley, MI – Check out a free movie at the Berkley Library! Film Screening: The Zookeeper’s Wife Monday, July 10 at 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (two screenings) In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska (two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain) and her husband successfully […]

Artwork from Auschwitz Touches Hearts in Wixom

March 20th 2017

Artwork from Auschwitz Touches Hearts in Wixom (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 20, 2017) Wixom, MI – “Dear finder of these notes…I’m handing over to you a part, a very small one, which doesn’t say enough about what was really happening in the hell of Auschwitz-Birkenau. You have to imagine yourself what the reality looked like.” […]