Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day: Screening of "Our Hebrews"

Jan 16, 2022 457

Tuesday, Jan. 25 • 7 pm EDT. Screening of "Our Hebrews". Followed by a discussion. Casa Belvedere, 79 Howard Ave., Staten Island, NY 10301. Two options: In-person or via Zoom (Links to view the documentary and to join the Zoom discussion will be sent upon registration). Presented in partnership with Wagner College Holocaust Center. Proof of vaccination required for all guests attending in person. REGISTER FOR IN-PERSON EVENT HERE. REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL EVENT HERE.

“Little Jerusalem” is how locals refer to the Italian town of Pitigliano in southern Tuscany, because of its striking resemblance to Israel's ancient city. Through the medieval stone walls, the fascinating story of 400 years of harmonic co-existence between Jews and Christians is told for the first time, leading to the heroic acts done by the locals during the time of the Holocaust. Watch the trailer here.

About the Filmmaker:

Naor Meningher is an award-winning filmmaker and content creator. He graduated from Steve Tisch Film School at Tel Aviv University in 2016, and his short films "The Rat's Dilemma", "An Old Score" and "Our Hebrews" were screened in dozens of festivals and won several awards. Naor is the co-host of the Two Nice Jewish Boys Podcast and the creator of the Italy Guy vlog on Youtube.

SOURCE: Casa Belvedere

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