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Lunch & Learn: Anne Frank and Nelson Mandela

June 10 @ 12:00 PM

Two days before Anne Frank’s would-be 92nd birthday, hear a special presentation by Marlene Bethlehem, the first woman to be elected as National Chairperson of the South African Jewish Board of Deputies. Bethlehem served as chair of the “Anne Frank in the World” exhibition and traveled with Mandela to Israel on his visit to Yad Vashem. Bethlehem will be in conversation with her daughter-in-law, Emilia Potenza, Curator of Exhibitions & Education, Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg South Africa.

Register: https://ihm.ec/annefrankmandela

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to access the program.

Illinois Holocaust Museum’s presentation of “Mandela: Struggle for Freedom” and exhibit-related programming is made possible with generous support from:

Presenting Sponsors: Wells Fargo, Allstate, Elizabeth Morse Charitable Genius Trust

Supporters: Jenner & Block; Women’s Leadership Committee of Illinois Holocaust Museum; Lester & Edward Anixter Family Foundation; Brenda & Lance Feis

Contributors: Chicago Bulls; Ernst & Young LLP; Nicor Gas; Victory Park Capital Advisors; In Honor of Harry & Harriet Bernbaum; Mitch & Cathy Feiger; Hackner Family; Jill & Rob Selati

Additional Funders: Golder Family Foundation; Keith & Caryl Jaffee; PwC; Judith & William Rader and Family; Morris & Judith Rosenzweig Family Foundation; Ilan & Rebekah Shalit; Rachel Brosnahan; Lance and Angela Donenberg; Lifeway Foods; North Shore (IL) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated; Mosaic Construction; North Suburban Synagogue Beth El Men’s Club; Quarles & Brady LLP; Laura Elizabeth Tanner

Community Partners: Bluhm Legal Clinic – Center on Wrongful Convictions; Chicago Cultural Alliance; The Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center; Equity Institute at YWCA Evanston/North Shore; Heartland Alliance; JCUA; Niebuhr Center at Elmhurst University; The Peace Exchange Program of Holy Family Ministries; The SelfHelp Home; Shriver Center on Poverty Law’s Racial Justice Institute and Network

“Mandela: Struggle for Freedom” was developed by the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (Winnipeg, Canada) in partnership with the Apartheid Museum (Johannesburg, South Africa). Tour management services provided by Lord Cultural Resources.


June 10
12:00 PM
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