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.
Our conference was a great success, with over 400 survivors and families, including 2G’s and 3G’s. We had many inspirational speakers, meaningful workshops, and engaging panels. Please keep looking at our website for updates. More photos to come. To see larger photos, please click on the thumbnail pictures.
Our good friend, Dr. Robert Krell spoke to us once again, and inspired us with his insights about our common past. To view his speech, followed by a brief biography, please click on the following link: Robert Krell speech Cleveland 2012
Polish public television TVP SA produced this documentary about the Warsaw 2011 conference. Click on the video below to watch. Polish and English with some Polish subtitles. Children Of The Holocaust (Polish TV) Warsaw 2011 from WFJCSHD on Vimeo. Polish TV documentary about the 2011 Warsaw meeting of the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors Continue Reading »
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