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UPCOMING Events:

Remembrance of Things Past: Keeping the Stories of Jewish Poland Alive, with Witek Dąbrowski and Leora Tec, October 24, 2019, Milwaukee, WI, time and location TBA.  Sponsored by the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center and the Harry and Rose Samson family Jewish Community Center.

Recent Events:

Remembrance of Things Past: Keeping the Stories of Jewish Poland Alive, with Witek Dąbrowski and Leora Tec, The Depot, Lexington, MA, Sunday, October 21, 2018. Sponsored by the American Association for Polish Jewish Studies (AAPJS) in cooperation with the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston (JGSGB).

Remembrance of Things Past: Keeping the Stories of Jewish Poland Alive, with Witek Dąbrowski and Leora Tec, Kosciuszko Foundation, New York, NY, Thursday, October 18, 2018, 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the American Association for Polish Jewish Studies (AAPJS) and the Kosciuszko Foundation.

Fragments of a Lost World: Why I Am Moved To Bring People To Poland and Teach about Jewish Life, Temple Emunah, Sunday, October 14, 2018, Lexington, MA, 02420, (Breakfast meeting, time TBA).

Never Forget: an Evening of Conversation with Dr. Anna Ornstein and Leora Tec, First Parish Church, Lexington, MA, Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm. Sponsored by Lexington Education Foundation. 

What Do We Really Think? Stereotypes in the Polish-Jewish Landscape, Panel moderated by Glenn Kurtz, with Zuzanna Radzik, Witek Dąbrowski and me. POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland.

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Tuesday, April 10, 7:00-9:00 pm, Arlington Community Education, Arlington, MA

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Wednesday, March 7, 11:30 am, Coleman House, Newton, MA

Fragments of a Lost World: Why I am Moved to Bring People to Poland to Teach about Jewish Life,  Thursday, March 1, 7:00-8:30 pm, Lexington Community Education, Lexington, MA

Panel: What to Expect from the 2018 Jewish Genealogy Conference in Warsaw, JGSGB, Sunday, February 25, 1:30-4:00 pm, Temple Emanuel, Newton Centre, MA

Panel: Polish Jewry Today, Vilna Shul with Katka Reszke and Amy Degen, Thursday, February 1, 7:00 pm, Boston, MA

Online Interview: A Conversation with the Head of Exhibitions at Majdanek Death Camp Krzysztof Banach,  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 3:00 pm Eastern. Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/cf1a0b023306ac9334538d7d4481ef37

Songs I didn't Know I Knew: Finding Identity, Hope and Unexpected Friendship in Poland, Kraków Jewish Festival, JCC Kraków, June 26, 2017, Kraków, Poland

Leora Tec Interviewed by Witek Dąbrowski, Lubliner Reunion, July 4, 2017 Brama Grodzka, Lublin, Poland

Are We Missed? What is There for Jews in Modern Day Poland?  Lubliner Reunion, July 5, 2017 Brama Grodzka, Lublin, PolandWhat Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Newton Community Education, May 9, 2017 7:00 pm, Newton, MA

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Brookline Adult Ed, April 26, 2017, 1:00 pm, Brookline, MA

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Golda Meir House, April 24, 2017, Newton, MA

Jewish Poland: Difficult Questions and Ripple Effects—A workshop sponsored by the Lexington Council for the Arts, artlounge, March 19, 2017, Arlington, MA

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Gonson Lecture Series, Cambridge Center for Adult Education,  February 1, 2017 at 11:00 am, Cambridge, MA

"Auschwitz After Auschwitz" An Interview with Dr. Tomasz Cebulski, online, Sunday, December 11, 2016, 5:00 pm Eastern time. Sign up link: https://bridgetopoland.com/new-blog/2016/11/28/auschwitz-after-auschwitz-an-interview-with-dr-tomasz-cebulski

Rediscovering Jewish Poland: A Talk With Professor Michael Steinlauf, Witness to History | Webinar, October 23, 2016

The Persistence of Memory: What Happens When All the Survivors Are Gone?, Newton Library, August 30, 2016, Newton, MA

Are We Missed? What is There for Jews in Modern Day Poland? Lexington Education Foundation, September 9, 2016, Lexington, MA

Reading Dry Tears: A Daughter’s Discovery of a Mother’s Lost Childhood, IAJGS 2016 (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies), August 10, 2016, Seattle, WA

 IAJGS 2016 (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies), August 9, 2016, Seattle, WA

Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Philadelphia, June 19, 2016

Hebrew College-Jewish Arts Collaborative (with Glenn Kurtz), May 2016

Lexington Community Education, February 2016, April 2016

Info Session – January 20th, 2016

Memory-Place-Presence, Brama Grodzka, Lublin, Poland, June 2015

Conference in Memory of Sugihara, Warsaw, Poland, June 2015

Interpret Europe: Sensitive Heritage, Sensitive Interpretation, Kraków, June, 2015

Holocaust and the Contemporary World, Kraków, April, 2015 

Spotlight Talk, Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston, Newton, MA, December 2014

Memory and the Shoah, Boston College, Boston, MA, November 2014