International Holocaust Remembrance Day with Rabbi Dean of Temple Beth Hillel and Sam Genirberg, Richmond resident, Holocaust survivor, and author of Among the Enemy: Hiding in Plain Sight in Nazi Germany.
Memorial Concert for Ben Rust?with Rebecca Rust and Frederick Edelmann Ben Rust Ben Rust (1917-1970) was a beloved East Bay history teacher who worked in the Richmond shipyards as an engineer, ship fitter and draftsman during World War II. His daughter cellist Rebecca Rust and partner/bassoonist Frederick Edelmann will perform a free concert on February […]
Bubbe Reads: Storytime with Jewish Granny Join us for a fun and educational out of school time event! From 1-3 PM on February 18, 2019 (President's Day) a group of nice Jewish grannys will be reading stories for kids of all ages. What is a Bubbe? Bubbe means Grandma in Yiddish! The Bubbes will read […]
Survivor's Cafe by Elizabeth Rosner A Lecture on Intergenerational Trauma As part of our public programs for Pioneers to the Present: Jews of Richmond and Contra Costa County, Elizabeth Rosner, author of Survivor's Cafe, will lecture on Intergenerational Trauma. Liz will take questions and sign copies of her book, which will be for sale at […]
Dr. Stephen Harris will present "Jewish Genealogy: Finding your Jewish Roots" in conjunction with the temporary exhibit Pioneers to Present: Jews of Richmond & Contra Costa County. This exhibit is the latest in the "Know Your Community" series of public programs. ?The goal is to provide beginning genealogists with enough information to conduct their own […]