Archive for the ‘Past’ Category

 

Dr. Joel Dimsdale-The Anatomy of Malice: The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

 

Please join us at The Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art on Thursday, May 11, at 7 pm to hear Dr. Joel Dimsdale give a lecture on his newest book, The Anatomy of Malice: The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals. Lecture is free, and a book signing will follow.

In Anatomy of Malice: The Enigma of the Nazi War Criminals, Dimsdale conducts a detailed examination-using 21st century diagnostic tools-of four Nazi war criminals: Robert Ley, Hermann Göring, Julius Streicher, and Rudolf Hess. His talk will probe the psychological nature of those who perpetrated the Shoah and the implications that research holds today.

A review of the book can be found here: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/29/books/review/anatomy-of-malice-by-joel-e-dimsdale.html?_r=0

The lecture is presented in conjunction with The Laureate Institute for Brain Research.

Tenth Annual White Rose Memorial Essay Contest

Friday, February 17th, 2017

The Council for Holocaust Education is excited announce the Tenth Annual White Rose Memorial Essay Contest.

The essay contest is held in honor of the resistance group, the White Rose Society, who penned essays which challenged citizens to resist Nazi policies and encouraged non-violent political dissent.  The White Rose members knew that to be silent in the face of evil was to surrender to it, encourage it, and enable it to grow stronger.  Thus, their movement united others to resist Nazi tyranny by striving to eradicate the “face of evil” before it destroyed more innocent lives. Inspired by their words of strength, our annual essay contest provides a forum for local students to use their words to make a difference in today’s world. Entries are being accepted in the middle school division (grades 6-8) and high school division (9-12) until March 31, 2017. Wining essays receive cash prizes. The prompt and submission guidelines can be found at https://jewishtulsa.org/whiterose/. Please email dhe@jewishtulsa.org<mailto:dhe@jewishtulsa.org> for more information.

Chasing Dreams, Baseball & Becoming American

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Chasing Dreams celebrates baseball and the many fans, players, and characters who helped shape our American story. Every triumph and defeat, every hero on and off the field, has become another chapter in the history we all share. And for immigrants and minority groups especially, it has played a crucial role in understanding, and sometimes challenging, what it means to be American.

Will Eisner Comic Celebration

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

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Eleventh Annual Purim Mask Invitational

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Eleventh Annual Purim Mask Invitational

March 2– April 9, 2017

Reception March 2, 7:30PM
Elementary, middle and high school students are invited to participate in the Eleventh Annual Purim Mask Invitational by creating wearable masks recognizing Purim, a joyful holiday occurring on March 12, 2017. (Jewish Year 5777). Deadline for masks is February 10, 2017. Please click on the link below for more information and how to enter your schools masks.

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50th Anniversary Exhibit

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Sugar Skulls and Candles Exhibition

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Fluid Expression: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Fluid Expression: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler

July 7, 2016 – September 18, 2016

An influential figure in American art of the late 1950s and early 1960s, Helen Frankenthaler is a leading abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and print-maker. One of the early abstract expressionists, she was also a pioneer in the development of color-field painting.

Besa: Albanian Muslim Rescuers During the Holocaust

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Now-October 10, 2016 (Exhibit has been extended)

Besa is a code of honor deeply rooted in Albanian culture and incorporated in the faith of Albanian Muslims. It dictates a moral behavior so absolute that non-adherence brings shame and dishonor on oneself and one’s family. This exhibition is showcase photographs in Albania and Kosovo, Muslims sheltered, at grave risk to themselves and their families, not only the Jews of their cities and villages, but thousands of Jews fleeing the Nazis from other European countries.

SAVE THE DATE! Golden Gala

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

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Honoring the Past/Celebrating the Present/Building the Future

Evening to Remember, in Commemoration of 50 Years of the SMMJA.

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Featuring James Shrader of the Palace Cafe!

An evening highlighting five decades of preserving and sharing the legacy of Jewish art, history and culture in Tulsa.

Artifacts from original donations made to the Museum in 1966 will be featured.

50th Anniversary Historical Presentation

Entertainment provided by vocalist Jennifer Paxton and pianist Scott McQuade.

Please contact Tracey Herst-Woods, 918-492-1818 for Patron Information