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A Bibo Reader
 
The Alchemist: A Péter Forgács Film Retrospective
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( YIVO Institute for Jewish Research & Yugntruf)
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research & Yugntruf
City: New York

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“The greatest threat to the rule of law is not the people outside it, but those uncertain and distorted situations in which [the law] becomes bad, contradictory, and hypocritical.”
—István Bibó

István Bibó, the great Hungarian political thinker of the 20th century, philosopher, and minister . . .

A Letter to Mother
 
World War I -- Jewish Experience in the Trenches and at the Home Front
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society and Leo Baeck Institute)
Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society and Leo Baeck Institute
City: New York

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A Letter to Mother (1939) is one of the last Yiddish films made in Poland before the Nazi invasion. The plot centers on the story of mother's persistent efforts to support her family, while her husband moves to America. After her family is pulled apart by severe poverty and the turmoil of WWI, . . .

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Monday, October 21, 2013 through Tuesday, October 22, 2013
 
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Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( john meek)
john meek
City: New York

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CJH Test event 1
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Friday, December 26, 2014
 
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Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

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Commissar
 
World War I -- Jewish Experience in the Trenches and at the Home Front
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society and Leo Baeck Institute)
Center for Jewish History, American Jewish Historical Society and Leo Baeck Institute
City: New York

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was made by Aleksandr Askoldov in 1967, but was banned by Soviet censors for 20 years. The reason is the films sympathetic depiction of Jews. Commissar is a heartbreaking story of a Jewish family in backwater Ukrainian shtetl ravaged by war and pogroms. When a female commissar fighting . . .

Creating History
 
Panel Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( YIVO Institute for Jewish Research & Museum of the City of NY)
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research & Museum of the City of NY
City: New York

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How do art and scholarship shape oru understanding of the past? Artists and scholars Péter Forgács (filmmaker, Letters to Afar), Svetlana Boym (photographer, Harvard), Marci Shore (Yale), Steven Zipperstein (Stanford), and Amelia Glaser, moderator (UC San Diego) present their work and discuss . . .

Czechs, Slovaks and the Jews, 1938-48
 
Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
City: New York

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To what degree did World War II answer questions of national belonging and minority rights in Europe that had helped fuel two world wars over the preceding decades? Historians Jan Lánícek, University of New South Wales, Sydney and Rebekah Klein-Pejšová of Purdue University discuss the revelations of . . .

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Wednesday, October 01, 2014 through Wednesday, October 01, 2014
 
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Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( "the john meek test")
"the john meek test"
City: New York

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Echoes of the Borscht Belt
 
Artist's Tour
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Yeshiva University Museum)
Yeshiva University Museum
City: New York

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From the 1920s through the 1960s, the Catskill Mountains, within easy driving distance of New York City, were a popular vacation destination for millions of Americans, many of them Jews. Known as the Borscht Belt, the resorts of Sullivan and Ulster County combined recreational activities with nighttime . . .

Free Fall
 
The Alchemist: A Péter Forgács Film Retrospective
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( YIVO Institute for Jewish Research & Museum of the City of NY)
YIVO Institute for Jewish Research & Museum of the City of NY
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Using the home movies of musician, photographer, and businessman Gyorgy Peto, Free Fall follows the story of a happy, optimistic Hungarian Jewish family in Szeged whose attempts at normalcy are slowly eroded by Hungarys anti-Jewish laws of the 1930s. Forgács reveals their determination, illusions, . . .

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