Wednesday, April 15th at 8:30 pm
Vigil for Yom Ha’Shoah, Chapel Lawn
Join us for an evening of readings, prayers and songs to commemorate the 10 million men, women and children who lost their lives in the Holocaust. The Vigil will be by candlelight in front of the Chapel.
“For the dead and the living, we must bear witness”
Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 pm
Talk with Jean Malkischer, Taylor Hall 102 (The first door when you enter on the first floor)
Jean Malkischer, a survivor of Thereseinstadt Ghetto and Auschwitz, will be coming to share her experience in the Holocaust with the Vassar Community. Please come here an amazing first-hand account of her experience in the Holocaust.
Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:30 pm
Screening of Schindler’s List, Rocky 200
Schindler’s List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. The film is based on the life of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved the lives of more than a thousand mostly Polish-Jewish refugees during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories.
The VJU has organized this screening in honor of Yom Ha’Shoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, which falls in the month of April. There will be a discussion bagel brunch the following Sunday, at the Bayit.
Sunday, April 26h at 12 pm
Bagel Brunch and Yom Ha’Shoah Debrief
Join the Vassar Jewish Union on April 26 at 12 pm at the bayit for a debrief of our Screening of Schindler’s List!
Bagels will be provided (and free!!)