Pesach VII

Passover; the Feast of Unleavened Bread

YOM HASHOAH

    Phoenix Holocaust Association Invites You to Join Us for YOM HASHOAH Never Again, But How? May 1, 2022 11:00 AM Virtual Presentation Open to the Community Visit https://phoenixhsa.formstack.com/forms/2022_yom_hashoah_rsvp to RSVP We will honor the memory of those who perished during the Holocaust and recognize those who survived. The program features a round table discussion with high school students and Holocaust survivors, music, and a candle-lighting ceremony. Participants: Rabbi Andy Green of Congregation Or Tzion, Cantor Seth Ettinger of Congregation Beth Israel and Shevet Shemesh Israeli Scouts.

A Beautiful Place

    A Beautiful Place is a new musical inspired by the true story of artist and educator Friedl Dicker-Brandeis A reading of the new musical celebrating the life of artist Friedl Dicker-Brandeis, who was deported to the Theresienstadt concentration camp in 1942. There, Friedl secretly taught classes to hundreds of children, giving them the ability to escape the world around them using their imaginations and the remarkable power of art. Their legacy continues to inspire, reminding us how beauty and hope can exist within the darkness of despair. Friday May 6, 2022 @ 7:00pm Saturday May 7, 2022 @ 3:00pm Get your tickets today at phoenixtheatre.com/beautiful

The Story Behind the Making of the Play The Last Boy.

    Please join PHA In Our Upcoming Online Discussion with Steve Fisher Steve Fisher is a New York based, award-winning playwright. For 25 years Steve was a full-time choral director, travelling the world and transforming the lives of young people through the power of music. His choir was the first in history to travel to and perform in Antarctica. With the pandemic, he decided to retire from music education so that he could pursue his playwriting avocation full time. Mr. Fisher will talk about his most recent work, The Last Boy...a new play with music. It was inspired by the 100 boys in Terezin concentration camp who fought the Nazis with poems, and the 1 boy who saved them. …

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Whew…We Got Out of There

    Whew...We Got Out of There. Friday May 20, 2022 @ 10:00AM MST. SPEAKER: Holocaust Survivor, John Kessler. Join us on Friday May 20th, when John will share with us his story of survival and how he and his family GOT OUT OF THERE…WHEW! To Register: afusco@azjhs.org

CAFE´ EUROPA

    Join us on ZOOM @ 4:30pm for a poetry reading by Susan Getz. Susan's mother was a Holocaust survivor, and she will be reading from her manuscript "Holocaust Memories and Other Poems". We would also like to encourage anyone attending to read one of their favorite poems. Email Elaine: elainegoldenthal@gmail.com

The Birds Sang Eulogies

Friday, June 10 2022 - 10AM-12PM (MST) SPEAKER: Mirla G. Raz, daughter of Holocaust Survivors Mirla Geclewicz Raz is the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Her father was living in Lodz when the Germans entered in September 1939. Draconian laws were put into place immediately. In March 1940, the Jews of Lodz were trapped inside the Lodz Ghetto. When the Lodz Ghetto was liquidated in August 1944, her father and his remaining family members were shipped to Auschwitz. Ms. Raz’s mother was living in the city of Lvov (now Lviv in Ukraine) when Hitler broke his pact with Stalin. Her mother and her family were forced into the Lvov Ghetto. She escaped into Germany where she worked as a maid in …

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Rescued

RESCUED Friday, June 24, 2022 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm MST SPEAKER: Holocaust Survivor, Suly Chenkin. Suly Chenkinwas born in Kovno, Lithuania. As a ten month old, Suly’s family, together with about 40,000 other Jews were interned in the Kovno Ghetto. Her life was spared at 3 1/2 when her parents sent her into hiding with a woman named Miriam Shulman. Please join us as Suly tells her incredible story of perseverance and courage and how she eventually came to be reunited with her family. Register: afusco@azjhs.org