We cry during the day and dance at night – photos by Melissa Traub, Charles Silow, Uri Ophir, Rene Lichtman, Mel Boas.
Dear Friends, The September edition of the WFNU includes information about the successful Berlin conference. We also announce the 2015 host city will be Houston TX. There is update information about the Claims Conference, and a Resolution by the Wold Federation on Anti-Semitism, intended for media distribution. Click here to read: WFNU Sept 2014
Once again we must say goodbye… until next time… HOUSTON, TEXAS, 2015 We miss our dear friend “the fat lady” as she called herself, who always closed our conferences, dear Sofia Shulman, from Poland/New York.
The entire Las Vegas community was invited to attend our joint Kristallnacht program, co-hosted by ourselves and the local Jewish Federation. Candles were lit in a moving ceremony and Dr. Berenbaum spoke.
Many excellent speakers presented at our plenaries and on panels.
Generations of the Shoah International worked hard to bring out 2G’s and 3G’s.
There were many very animated discussions… “two Jews, three opinions…” so when you have over 400 Jews, by the end of our conference we have many opinions.
Michael Berenbaum: “Kristallnacht: The Reich Pogrom at 75: The End of the Beginning, the Beginning of the End.”
The 2012 annual conference was a resounding success, with nearly 400 child survivors, family, and descendants attending. We heard presentations from internationally known experts such as Robert Krell, Patrick Henry, Mordecai Paldiel, and Menachem Rosensaft. There were captivating panel discussions on diverse topics including “Self Help in the Ghetto” and the future of holocaust education. Continue Reading »
Here is a collection of photos from the 2012 Cleveland Conference. To see a photo larger, please click on the photo. Also, professionally photographed images are available from Mark Franks, here: Pollack Studio.
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