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*All events are virtual and free unless otherwise specified November 23rd: “Q+A for George Soro’s Documentary, Soros” presented at Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan Film Department.                     “Billionaire activist George Soros is one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time”. Famous for making a billion dollars in one day, Soros faces backlash for his immense dedication towards globalization and interconnectedness. “With unprecedented access, American director Jesse Dylan follows Soros across the globe and pulls back the curtain on his personal history, private wealth, and public activism”. Catch this exclusive Q&A session for the documentary, as well as free access to the documentary at the link above! November 24th: “Must We Leave The Earth?” hosted by the US Embassy inRead more.

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The Czech Republic takes pride in many famous names, but one certainly stands out. In Prague, there is an entire museum dedicated to him. The enormous modern statue of his head is situated in the city center. It’s Franz Kafka, an influential writer of the 20th century. Kafka was born into the family of Jews in Prague, which, at the time, was a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Franz’s family was big – he had two brothers and two sisters. His family paid a great deal of attention to his education, so soon he was fluent in standard German. Usually, his parents were not home and he had to spend the free time by himself. That was when he readRead more.

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By: Kristyna Jandova PRAGUE –  A black trunk stuffed with family memorabilia from a Holocaust survivor that sat untouched for decades  in Britain tells the story of a Jewish family’s life in the pre-war Czechoslovakia before most of them perished during the Holocaust. The exhibition “No Night So Dark” in the modern architectural landmark, the Winternitz villa, uses letters, photos, postcards and other documents (translated into three languages) to give visitors a feel for what life was like for the well-to-do Wels family in the First Republic before the outbreak of World War II. “Though complex and seemingly chaotic, the family’s stories seek to help the modern viewer better understand the turbulent times and tragic histories that are fading into time,” saidRead more.