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January 2019

Exhibit: Pioneers to the Present – Jews of Richmond and Contra Costa County

January 13 - June 30
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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An exhibit that showcases the often unknown stories of the local Jewish community, shares results of a US Holocaust Memorial Museum project and explains Jewish culture and traditions.   View the flyer! Pioneers to Present: Jews of Richmond & CoCo Exhibit

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March 2019

Trivia Night at East Brother Beer Company

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
East Brother Beer Company, 1001 Canal Blvd
Richmond, CA 94804 United States
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$80 46 tickets left

Challenge your knowledge of Richmond history while supporting your community museum at Trivia Night! Join us for a fun evening of competition, trivia and beer. We're raising funds to restore the Richmond Industrial City mural by Victor Arnautoff. Only a limited number of teams can compete so don't wait to sign up! GAME RULES The game consists of two rounds of questions No more than four players to each team. Each round consists of five themed categories of four questions…

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April 2019

An Unlikely Romance

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Unlikely Romance Local authors Julie Freestone and Rudi Raab speak on their novel Stumbling Stone (2015, Alvarado Press).How likely is it that the daughter of Jewish immigrants would cast her lot with the son of a high-ranking Nazi? However improbable, reporter Sarah Stern and German-born, Berkeley, California cop Karl Schmidt fall in love and embark on an all-consuming quest, probing his tangled past and the family’s sinister secrets. Stumbling Stone chronicles their journey across two continents and the discovery of horrifying surprises they…

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Fred Rosenbaum Speaks on his book Taking Risks

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Fred Rosenbaum speaks about his book, Taking Risks, the story of Joseph Pell who was a partisan fighter during World War II. Joseph made his way to California after the war and eventually founded Moo's Ice Cream in Richmond. Fred Rosenbaum, the Founding Director Emeritus of Lehrhaus Judaica, led the school for 44 years until 2017. He has written eight books on modern Jewish history including Cosmopolitans: A Social and Cultural History of the Jews of the Bay Area (University of California Press, 2009). According to…

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May 2019

Jewish Arts in Richmond

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave.
Richmond, CA 94801 United States
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Richard Schwartz is the author of The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M.B. Curtis.

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