Please join us for the annual memorial service commemorating Czechoslovak Jews who perished during the Second World War. Please send through names of those you wish to be remembered. The service will be led by Rabbi Norman Patz.
Ambassador Norman Eisen is the author of The Last Palace: Europe’s Turbulent Century in Five Lives and One Legendary House, available now from Penguin Random House He served as US ambassador to Czech Republic 2011 - 2014, residing at Petchek Villa, built by Czech-Jewish industrialist Otto Petschek.
Read-through of play by Zuzana Justman, which tells the story of Helena, a young woman who cannot accept the fact that her father died in Auschwitz. It is set in the Terezin ghetto in 1944 and at Vassar College and in New York City in 1954. This is a FREE event.
Educated at Harvard, and now teaching at Washington University in St Louis, Professor Kieval will deliver a lecture on relations between the Jewish community and the first Czechoslovak President Thomas Garrigue Masaryk. FREE event.
Lecture by Timothy Snyder, the Housum Professor of History at Yale University and author of a new book On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, an essential guide to survival and resistance for our time. This is a FREE event.