The Tulsa Council for Holocaust Education and the Tulsa City-County Library presents Survival in the Shadows: Hidden Children of the Holocaust
ABRAHAM H. FOXMAN
Monday, May 6 • 7 p.m., free and open to the public.
Temple Israel • 2004 E. 22nd Place
Abraham H. Foxman is a world-renowned leader in the fi ght against anti-Semitism, bigotry and discrimination; a passionate supporter of the State of Israel; and a voice for peace in the Middle East. Foxman is national director emeritus of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). He retired from the ADL in 2015, having served 50 years with the organization, including serving as national director from 1987 through July 2015.
Born in Poland in 1940, Foxman was saved from the Holocaust by his Polish Catholic nursemaid who baptized and raised him as a Catholic during the war years. His parents survived the war, but 14 members of his family were lost.
He arrived in America in 1950 with his parents. A graduate of the Yeshiva of Flatbush, Brooklyn, N.Y., he has a bachelor’s degree in political science from City University of New York, and a juris doctorate from New York University School of Law.
The commemoration also will feature a performance of Maurice Ravel’s
Kaddish, sung by Elliott Wulff.
Secret Lives: Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII
Sunday, April 28 • 2 p.m.
Circle Cinema • 10 S. Lewis
A Skype Q&A with director and producer Aviva Slesin will follow the fi lm showing.
Call 918-585-3504 or visit www.circlecinema.com for ticket information.