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Jewish Museum slates February events
February 1st, 2011
The Jewish Museum Milwaukee has scheduled several events for February. They include:
• Museum Book Talk; Monday, Feb. 14, 1 p.m. Facilitator Sherry Blumberg, Ph.D., will discuss “Yehudah Halevi” by Hillel Halkin. Free for members, $5 for non-members.
• Professor Peter Filkins; Thursday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Filkins, an award-winning translator and poet, will read from his translation of Holocaust survivor H. G. Adler’s novel “Panorama.” Co-sponsored by the Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center. Admission is free, but reservations are required.
• Free Admission on Presidents’ Day; Monday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Guided tours will be available at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
• Author Lecture: Lisa C. Paul; Sunday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. Paul will discuss her memoir “Swimming in Daylight: An American Student, a Soviet Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope.” Presented in collaboration with the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. Admission is free.
The museum is located at 1360 N. Prospect Ave. For more information about these events, contact the museum, 414-390-5730.