Amy Weiner Weiss, our Director of Festivals and Adult Art Classes, has created an impressive list of artistic content to help observe Yom Ha’shoah (Holocaust Remembrance), Yom Ha’zikaron (Fallen Soldier Commemoration), and Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israeli Independence).

Yom Ha’Shoah Books:

Holocaust fiction: Cilka’s Journey (Tattooist of Auschwitz Book #2) by Heather Morris

Post-Holocaust memoir: I Want You To Know We’re Still Here by Esther Safran Foer

Rescue Board: The Untold Story of America’s Efforts to Save the Jews of Europe by Rebecca Erbelding

Sons and Soldiers: The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler by Bruce Henderson

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert Watson

Jewish Aviators in World War II: Personal Narratives of American Men and Women by Bruce Wolk

Orchestra of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic, and the One Thousand Jews He Saved from Nazi Horrors by Josh Aronson

Yom Ha’Shoah Film/television:

  • 1945 (DJFF 2018)

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  • Fanny’s Journey (DJFF 2017)

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  • The Last Laugh (DJFF 2017)

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  • Bye Bye Germany (DJFF 2018)

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  • Paradise (DJFF 2018)

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  • After Auschwitz (DJFF 2018)

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  • Sobibor (DJFF 2019)

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