Night of Shattered Glass: Remembrance & Resilience, 80 Years After Kristallnacht

Night of Shattered Glass: Remembrance & Resilience, 80 Years After Kristallnacht

November 11, 2018 | 02:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Pioneer Valley, Southern Vermont, Upper Pioneer Valley
Temple Israel
27 Pierce Street
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301

Temple Israel Greenfield presents an afternoon of reflections on memory, suffering, resilience, and identity, in commemoration of the events of Kristallnacht / Night of Shattered Glass, 80 years ago. Join us for an illuminating and challenging study on trauma, healing, justice, and empathy.

2:00-3:15 p.m Introduction to the life and theology of Rabbi Kalonymous Kalman Shapiro, Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto. Text study led by Rabbi Andrea Cohen Kiener and Maggid David Arfa.
3:15-3:30 p.m. Break and snacks
3:30-5:30 The Jar of Tears: A Memorial for the Rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto. A storytelling performance by Maggid David Arfa followed by audience reflection on Rabbi Shapiro’s “theology of weeping.”
5:30-6:00 Light supper
6:00-8:00 Screening of Who Will Write Our History? Followed by reflections, closing with Mourner’s Kaddish

Suggested donation: $10-40. Major funding provided by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

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Phone: 413-773-5884
Email: [email protected]
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      Jewish Federation of Western MA  - Jewish Federation of the Berkshires