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Breman Jewish Heritage Museum

5fbe5 Breman Magnum
Call: (678) 222-3700 or visit www.thebreman.org
Extensive documents and profiles record Atlanta's Jewish history, making the museum the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Particularly notable for special exhibits that emphasize the value of tolerance and diversity.
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Lunchtime Culture: From Script to Stage

Thursday June 14, 2018 12:00 pm EDT

The Alliance Theatre shares excerpts from Sheltered, and their upcoming play, Goodnight, Tyler that are both winners of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. Artistic Programs Manager Celise Kalke discusses how plays are transformed from a script to the stage. What is Lunchtime Culture? Luchtime Culture is a series of events that are the equivalent to tasty bite-sized portions of delicious culture, FREE and open to the public. Each lunchtime culture event pairs two Midtown Atlanta sites for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a fresh perspective. Programs begin at 12 noon and last approximately 30 minutes with time to explore the venue after the program. Food is not provided for these events. You can find the entire 2018 Lunchtime Culture series here Funding for this program is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners
Cost: Free

Lunchtime Culture: From Script to Stage: The Evolution of New Works of Art

Thursday June 14, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
For this Lunchtime Culture event, The Alliance Theatre shares excerpts from Sheltered, and their upcoming play, Goodnight, Tyler that are both winners of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition. Artistic Programs Manager Celise Kalke discusses how plays are transformed from a script to the stage.
Cost: Free

Theatrical Outfit Presents: "The Way We Were"

Sunday June 3, 2018 05:00 pm EDT

For the last three years, Theatrical Outfit has developed incredible shows that tell the stories of Jewish composers who wrote top hits in American music. For behind every star are talented teams who rarely see the spotlight This year, we’re peaking behind none other than Barbra Streisand to explore the fascinating lives of Alan and Marilyn Bergman. The Bergmans have been writing songs for over 5 decades, and have won numerous awards, including 16 Academy Award nominations, multiple Emmys, Grammys, and three Oscars for "The Windmills of Your Mind", "The Way We Were", and the score for "Yentl.” Though they have been recognized extensively for their achievements by award academies, they are not well known to the public. Schedule 4 PM - Reception with food and refreshments 5 PM - Concert Made possible by The Molly Blank Fund of the Arthur M. Blank Foundation.
Cost: $20-$60

Bearing Witness: Manuela Bornstein (France)

Sunday April 22, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
Manuela Bornstein and her family survived the Holocaust hiding in Vichy France. Her story honors the “conspiracy of goodness” that saved them — from Parisian neighbors and friends to members of the Resistance, to the grace of villagers who never revealed their whereabouts despite great danger to themselves. This Holocaust oral history event in Atlanta is FREE. If you have questions, please feel free to contact us at info at thebreman.org. More details can be found on The Breman Museum website.
Cost: Free

Panel Discussion with the Creators of "Out of Darkness: Two Remain"

Wednesday April 4, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Join The Atlanta Opera and The Breman Museum for a free discussion with the internationally acclaimed creators of Out of Darkness: Two Remain. The panel features composer Jake Heggie, librettist Gene Scheer, and the original commissioner of the opera, Mina Miller, from the Seattle based organization Music of Remembrance. This event is Free, with limited tickets available. Free Parking is available at the museum.
Cost: Free

The Story Never Told: The Fate of Iraq’s Jews

Sunday March 25, 2018 02:00 pm EDT
The Breman Museum is hosting an oral history presentation by Maurice Shohet. Mr. Shohet will be speaking in conjunction with our exhibition Discovery and Recovery: Preserving Iraqi Jewish Heritage. Mr. Shohet will discuss the history of Iraq’s Jewish community, exploring its decline from a once thriving community to today’s reality of a dispersed, diaspora existence. In addition, as a Jewish Iraqi refugee himself, he will share personal anecdotes related to the history of Jews in Iraq.  
Cost: Free-$12

Bearing Witness: Henry Friedman

Sunday February 25, 2018 02:00 pm EST
A Holocaust survivor from Hungary, Henry was saved from a forced march by legendary Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg. He attributes his surviving a firing squad and countless atrocities to the protection of his grandmother's blessing.
Cost: Free

Civil Rights Tour

Sunday February 18, 2018 02:00 pm EST
Explore the role jewish insitutions played in the fight for integration with tour stops at the Temple, Prior Tire, the Rich's building, the Peachtree Manor Hotel, and the American Motor Hotel. 
Cost: $18-$25

Bearing Witness: Hershel Greenblat

Sunday January 14, 2018 02:00 pm EST

Born in the caves of Ukraine, Hershel Greenblat survived because of the resourcefulness and determination of his parents in evading the Nazis. As he states, “It is because of my parents’ unwavering will that we were able to survive the horrors of the Holocaust.” When the family settled in Atlanta, Hershel learned how to become an American as well as an active member of his southern community. A guided tour of our Holocaust Gallery will be given at 12:30 PM. Dolce Café lunch items will be available for purchase from 12pm – 1:30pm Mr. Greenblat will be telling his remarkable Holocaust story beginning at 2:00 PM. Free admission to the 2018 Bearing Witness Series is provided through a generous gift from The Sara Giles Moore Foundation. See our event page for more details.
Cost: Free

Bearing Witness: George Rishfeld (Poland)

Sunday December 10, 2017 12:00 pm EST
DetailsGeorge was born in Warsaw, Poland. As an infant he was thrown over the barbed-wire fence of the Warsaw Ghetto into the waiting arms of Halinka, the daughter of a man that worked for George’s father. Risking their own lives, they hid George for the remainder of the war taking him out into the community and to church as if he was their own. Details
Cost: Free
1440 Spring St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(678) 222-3700
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Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM