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St. Louis Jewish Light

Mischa Braitberg and daughter Tova Braitberg perform on Sunday at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center during a program about their father and grandfather, Gregor Braitberg, a Holocaust survivor. ‘Gregor’s Violin’ is the title of a new exhibit at the museum. Photo: Eric Berger

Violin helps tell family’s story of survival during Holocaust

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor February 21, 2019

St. Louisan Tova Braitberg’s father and grandfather tried to shield her from some of the painful parts of their lives.She never heard her grandfather, Gregor Braitberg, talk about how performing music helped him survive the Holocaust. She thinks it...

More than 40 people showed up for a fundraiser hosted by Lory Cooper (center, with blue head band) at Cyclebar in Creve Coeur in December.  Cooper raised $867 for the St. Louis Holocaust  Museum and Learning Center, where she is a docent and tour guide.

Cycling for HMLC; St. Louis native an Olympic chef

Ellen Futterman, Editor February 21, 2018

Spinning for good When Lory Cooper won a private party at Cyclebar, an indoor spinning and cycling franchise with a location in Creve Coeur, she started brainstorming some ideas to make the event a fundraiser. “I wanted to do something that was meaningful...

Jean Cavender

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center In Memory of Gloria M. Goldstein

October 3, 2017

Address: 12 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, Mo. 63146 | Phone: 314-432-0020 | email: [email protected] | website: hmlc.orgJean Cavender, Museum Director | Daniel Reich, Curator/Director of Education | Diane Everman, ArchivistThe Holocaust...

HMLC to screen ‘Phoenix’

June 15, 2017

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be“Phoenix,” screening at 1 p.m. June 25 in the Holocaust Museum’s theatre in the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. A brilliant performance...

HMLC series to screen three short films

April 20, 2017

The April film program in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be a combination of three short films, screening at 1 p.m. on April 30 in the Holocaust Museum’s theater in the Jewish Federation building, 12 Millstone Campus...

U.S. premiere of ‘Judgment in Hungary’ to screen at Holocaust Museum

March 15, 2017

The March film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be “Judgment in Hungary,” screening at 1 p.m. on March 26 in the Holocaust Museum’s theatre in Jewish Federation building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Filmmaker...

From left: Gloria Feldman, Marcy and Rick Cornfeld,  and Erica Morris will be recognized at the March 19 JSU gala. 

Jewish Student Union to honor Gloria Feldman, Marcy and Rick Cornfeld

March 8, 2017

JSU will celebrate 14 years of inspiring Jewish teens at its Annual Gala on March 19 at the Clayton Plaza. JSU will honor Gloria Feldman and Marcy and Rick Cornfeld for their ongoing dedication and commitment to strengthen the Jewish identity and...

Alan Pierson conducts Alarm Will Sound. Photo: Cory Weaver

‘Cave’ project brings together video, music and Abrahamic faiths

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 1, 2017

Caves are usually known for their darkness, but this month, one will come to town looking to spread a little light.“We’re proud to be bringing it here, and we really want St. Louis to turn out because people will be missing something if they don’t...

Wendy  Lower

Holocaust Museum presents ‘Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields’

March 1, 2017

Wendy Lower will discuss “Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16 at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Drawing from wartime documents, postwar trials, private letters,...

Holocaust Art and Writing Contest seeks student entries

February 22, 2017

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center (HMLC) is seeking entries for the 2017 Art and Writing Contest. The contest asks creative middle and high school students to express the difficult and inspiring lessons of the Holocaust. This is the 14th year that...

Jewish Federation receives grant to create 2017 exhibit about WWI

December 1, 2016

The Missouri Humanities Council has awarded a grant of $2,500 to the Jewish Federation of St. Louis in support of an upcoming exhibit, “Untold Sacrifices: The St. Louis Jewish Community in the Great War.” The exhibit will open in Fall 2017, honoring...

HMLC to screen ‘The Last Stage’

November 10, 2016

The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series is “The Last Stage,” screening at 1 p.m. Nov. 27 in the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center’s theater, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. The film focuses on Martha Weiss,...

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