Saturday, November 18th: “Raise the Roof”
Film provided by The National Center for Jewish Film, www.jewishfilm.org. Artists Rick & Laura Brown, leading a team of 300 artisans and students using period hand tools, reconstructed one of the magnificent, mural-covered wooden synagogues of 18th-century Poland, the last of which were destroyed by the Nazis. The show-stopping building is now the centerpiece of the new Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.
Experience Israel, April 29, 2017
This was an evening of celebration featuring the tastes and sounds of Israel, with guest vocalist Avi Dayan. It was held at the Caspe Terrace in Waukee, Iowa.
Messages of Hope: Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 23, 2017
A Holocaust Remembrance Day commemoration, with family stories by Keith and Jacob Gardner. The event was held at the Winterset High School Auditorium. Click here to read a blog post about this memorable event: A Reflection on Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Memorial Day.
2017 Iowa City Passover Seder
Other Past Events…
Going Above and Beyond: Thank you!!
Would you risk everything – your future, your citizenship, even your life – to help a brother in need? In 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, a group of Jewish American pilots did just that as they answered a call for help from the new nation of Israel.