Jewish Peoplehood and Resiliency
April 6-18, 2021
Throughout April, the J will be helping to commemorate three important holidays. Join us for these incredible programs as we celebrate and commemorate the resiliency of the Jewish people. Programs are listed chronologically.
Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day
Yom HaZikaron – Israeli Memorial Day
Yom HaAtzmaut – Israeli Independence Day
Yom HaShoah: Honoring Jewish Resilience and Storytelling
Wed, Apr 7, 5 pm (8 pm EST), Free
Four international artist- educators engage in a powerful conversation preserving cultural memory and paying tribute through art and story. Presented on the Virtual J.
Tucson’s Virtual Community Yom HaShoah Commemoration: Memory + Resilience
Sun, Apr 11, 11 am, Free. Register here.
The Tattooed Torah: A Film + Panel Discussion with Ed Asner
Sun, Apr 18, 3-4:30 pm, Free
This is an animated film based on the renowned children’s book by Marvell Ginsburg, which has been educating children about the Holocaust for over 30 years. The story of The Tattooed Torah is a profound story of love, bonds across generations, tradition, resilience, and above all – a story of hope.
The Tattooed Torah film and talkback will be offered in a webinar format and will begin with a 22-minute viewing of the film followed by a moderated panel discussion and Q & A with Ed Asner. This award-winning film is presented by The Goldrich Family Foundation in association with USC Shoah Foundation, and the program is presented in partnership with the Boulder JCC. Register here.