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No Place on Earth: Presented by The Jewish Film Series

Monday, April 13 | 7pm

This film tells the harrowing story of a group of families during World War II who seek asylum underground to evade being caught by pursuing Nazis.  The film will be followed by a discussion led by Chris Nicola, the explorer who discovered the caves featured in the film.  Hosted by the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum JCC, Bridgewater. 

Fee: $5/person.

Yom Hashoah Remembrance Day Observance

Sunday, April 19 | 10am

Everyone is encouraged to attend the communitywide  hosted by the Flemington Jewish Community Center (5 Sergeantsville Road, Flemington).

The morning will feature  a presentation by Valerie Thayer, Ph. D  entitled,  Never Forget:  How Do American Jews Remember the Shoah. This program is free to the community. 

"The Other" - A Movie featuring Tova Friedman, Child Survivor of Auschwitz

Monday, April 20 | 7pm

This film features Tova Friedman -- one of the youngest children to survive Auschwitz -- who discovers that her daughter, Taya (also featured in the film) has hired  (Stephanie) a nanny from Germany.  The film also  features Taya, Stephanie and Reinhold, a staff member at Raritan Valley Community College, whose father was an SS officer during the Holocaust.  This film challenges the participants to confront difficult questions about co-existence. This program is co-sponsored by the Raritan Valley Community College Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center and Jewish Family Service of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties. 

This program is free to the community.