Film Screening & Discussion: Who Will Write Our History

NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD OFF-SITE, at the Warner Center Marriott, located at 21850 W. Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. 

AJU's Whizin Center, in conjunction with the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL), presents this critically acclaimed documentary about a clandestine group of scholars and community leaders within the Warsaw Ghetto who fought the Nazis with pen and paper by hiding treasured archives that were found after the war. 

Holocaust Film Screening & Discussion: Sugihara: Conspiracy of Kindness

The story of Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, Consul to Lithuania during World War II, who defied Tokyo authorities and wrote transit visas allowing Jewish families to flee Europe to Japan and other countries.

Post-screening discussion with Dr. Michael Berenbaum, Director, AJU’s Sigi Ziering Institute for Holocaust Studies in conversation with Diane Estelle Vicari and Robert Kirk, the film’s producers and directors, and Akira Chiba, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles.

Movie Matinees at the Sperber: Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art and The Szyk Haggadah (Two Short Films)

Join us for a screening of Arthur Szyk: Soldier in Art and The Szyk Haggadah (Two Short Films). Share your thoughts about the films and enjoy some popcorn!

These two short documentaries follow the life and work of famed Jewish cartoonist and illustrator Arthur Szyk. A master of miniature painting and calligraphy, Szyk brought his unmistakable style to biblical stories, literary classics, and political caricature and cartoon. Szyk was a committed activist, advocating for religious tolerance and racial equality for minorities.