All events will occur at the Museum unless otherwise noted.
Exhibit Closing. Anne Frank: A Private Photo Album closes March 30.
Major Evening Event: Documentary Film Premier
April 3, 7 p.m., at the Angelika Theater, 5321 E. Mockingbird, Dallas TX 75206; Fifty Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus
Sponsored by HBO and presented by the Dallas Holocaust Museum in conjunction Three Star Cinema and the USHMM. Reception begins at 6:30 p.m. featuring strictly kosher food prepared by Stephen Pyles. Film begins at 7 p.m. with panel discussion to follow.
New Exhibit: A Monument of Good Deeds
April 8, open to the public
April 17, 6:30 p.m., opening reception
Major Evening Event: Yom HoShoah
April 7, 2013; 6:30 p.m., Congregation Shearith Isreal, 9401 Douglas Ave., Dallas, TX 75225,featuring the Turtle Creek Choral.
Cinema Saturday: April 13, 2p.m., Film: Between Pain and Longing.
April 20, 2p.m., Film: Anti-Nazi: My Opposition, The Diaries of Friedrich Kellner. Kellner was a German justice official who spoke out against the Nazi Party during WWII.
iREAD Book Club
April 22, noon, will discuss the book, The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman.
April 21, 3 p.m., Speaker Sunday. Speaker to be announced.
April 25, 6:30 p.m., Thursday. Speaker: Mark Bryan Rigg, Rescue from the Reich;
Mark Bryan Rigg spent years researching his book, canvassing Germany and interviewing countless individuals, ultimately accumulating over 30,000 pages of records. Since then he has produced a stunning work, uncovering stories and a history that few have heard.
May 3rd, 2013, Friday, Speaker: Ronny Edry; People to People Diplomacy;
Ronny Edry, of Israel, accidentally created an online movement for peace in the Middle East when he posted a Facebook image that declared, “Iranians, we will never bomb your country.”
May 5th, Sunday, Concert: Polyphony Concert. Location and start time to be determined. The Polyphony Foundation funds a multi-tiered, grassroots program that calls for mixed groups of Arab and Jewish students and musicians to learn, experience, and perform together.
May 16 at 6:30 p.m., Speaker: Carl Wilkins, Witness of Genocide and Hope for the Children of Rwanda.
Carl Wilkens is the former head of the Adventist Development and Relief Agency International in Rwanda. In 1994, he was the only American who chose to remain in the country after the genocide began. His choice to stay and try to help resulted in preventing the massacre of hundreds of children over the course of the genocide.