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GenShoah SWFL – Film: “Defiant Requiem”

Defiant Requiem film "Defiant Requiem" GenShoah SWFL and the Museum are co-sponsoring the film.  A little known and inspirational film is DEFIANT REQUIEM, a story that takes place in the Nazi concentration camp, Terezin. Led by imprisoned conductor Rafael Schächter, the inmates of Terezin fought back against their captors-not with guns but with art and […]

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GenShoah SWFL – Film “The People vs. Fritz Bauer”

GenShoah film: "The People vs. Fritz Bauer" Even though many people know a good deal about the story of the capture of Nazi war criminal and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust, Adolph Eichmann, few people knew about the efforts of Fritz Bauer to bring Eichmann to justice. Fritz Bauer was the German […]

GenShoah SWFL – Film: “My Italian Secret”

The Italian-American Foundation 7035 Airport Road, Naples

My Italian Secret film GenShoah SWFL - Film: "My Italian Secret" Co-sponsored by GenShoah SWFL and the Italian-American Foundation Admission is free; reservations are required; to R.S.V.P., contact genshoahswfl@icloud.com.

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GenShoah SWFL – Film/Speaker: “No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank’s Story”

Temple Shalom, Naples 4630 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples

GenShoah SWFL Film/Speaker - "No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story" With speaker Jonathan Brent, Executive Director of YIVO. A new award-winning documentary is bringing to light a vital story about one of history's darkest times. No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story explains how in 2005, an archivist at New […]

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GenShoah SWFL – Speakers: Steen Metz and Marina Berkovich

GenShoah SWFL - Speakers: Steen Metz and Marina Berkovich Steen Metz will present his Survivor story and Marina Berkovich will present clips from her film "Interview with a Denier". Admission is free; reservations are required; to R.S.V.P., contact genshoahswfl@icloud.com.  

“Finding Family” by Hank Bitterman

On Sunday, January 6, 2019, Hank Bitterman will present a program on his father, Holocaust Survivor Mayer Bitterman. Mayer Bitterman worked with Oskar Schindler from 1943 – August 1944, before his factory closed and moved to the Czech Republic. A skilled worker, Bitterman was sent to Mauthausen, where he met Simon Wiesenthal. After the war […]

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“International Tracing Service” presentation by Dr. Jude Richter

On Sunday, February 17, USHMM Historian and Research and Reference Specialist Dr. Jude Richter will discuss the International Tracing Service (ITS). His presentation will cover the origins of the ITS, the types of data bases used, and research methodology. There will be plenty of time for audience Q&A following the presentation. The ITS records are […]

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“Life Will Smile”

St. Katherine Church 7100 Airport Pulling Road North, Naples

Life Will Smile” is a compelling 40-minute documentary that tells the story of the survival during the Holocaust of the Jewish community on the Greek island of Zakynthos. RSVP required – click here

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Annual GenShoah “Pot Luck”

Virtual via Zoom

The GenShoah Annual Pot Luck is our once a year opportunity to schmooze, catch up, and eat good food—but this year the good food will have to be what you prepare and eat in your home. So, this is not exactly a pot luck this year. A lot of things are not happening exactly as […]