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FREE VIRTUAL MUSEUM FIELD TRIP
Karkomi Holocaust Exhibition For Grades 7-12

Through four 20-minute pre-recorded segments explore our Museum’s core exhibition, learning the history of the Holocaust as told through personal belongings, photographs, and stories of local survivors and eyewitnesses. Students will be challenged to think critically about the power of choice, responsibility, citizenship, and human rights – what influences our decisions to act as bystanders or Upstanders in response to inhumanity.

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Fired Up: The Pottery of Abe Cohn

A Virtual Exhibit - NOW ON VIEW

Considered by many to be the father of east coast Wisconsin ceramics, Abe Cohn was a pioneering icon. Collaborating with local musician and clay enthusiast Steve Cohen along with Abe’s children, and featuring pieces from their private collections, Fired Up explores the work, life and legacy of potter, artist, and educator, Abe Cohn. The beloved instructor inspired students of all ages, leaving indelible marks on Milwaukee and Door County.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Holocaust and Primary Sources: Using Rywka’s Diary

Friday, May 15, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

On HERC’s Facebook page via Facebook Live

Nathan & Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center (HERC) and JMM are partnering for a professional development opportunity geared towards educators but open to all. Join Education Directors, Dr. Dan Haumschild and Ellie Gettinger for an exploration of the Holocaust through primary sources from the era, including the diary of Rywka Lipszyc found at Auschwitz during liberation in 1945.

 

Virtual Book Club- Creative Care with MacArthur Genius Fellow Anne Basting

Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Join Anne Basting for a book reading and discussion to hear the touching stories that inspire and guide us all—family, friends, and health professionals—in how to connect and interact with those living with dementia. Basting will also discuss how TimeSlips has adapted to this critical moment in history, and how the ideas in the book can help us use the arts to reach each other in this moment of distancing and quarantine. 

 

Kar-Ben/Lerner Digital Bookshelf for Kids

FREE through June 3

Kar-Ben Publishing is offering free eBooks to synagogues, schools, libraries and individuals! Their books are aimed at children through age 9. Access the digital bookshelf using the link above and these credentials:

Username: karbenkids

Password: karbenkids

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