Kressman Taylor’s Prescient Book about Nazi Germany Is Still Timely

The Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice will commemorate Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Rememberance Day, by welcoming two of Charlotte’s most respected actors, Charles LaBorde and Dennis Delamar. The actors will perform a staged reading from Kressman Taylor’s “Address Unknown.” This powerful work, capturing the correspondence between two German businessmen, was first published in 1938 and served as a wake-up call to Americans about the dangers and inevitable consequences of the growing European conflict. Today, it serves as a cautionary tale about the dangers of intolerance. As to why she wrote the book, Kathrine Kressman Taylor said, “A short time before the war, some cultivated, intellectual, warmhearted German friends of mine returned to Germany after living in the United States. In a very short time they turned into sworn Nazis. They refused to listen to the slightest criticisms about… Continue reading

This year’s Yom HaShoah commemoration will take place on April 23, 4 PM, at Temple Israel. The Providence United Methodist Church will be participating with Temple Israel Choir in a Cantata. Survivors will be present and recognized, and the community is invited to honor and memorialize the survivors as well as those who died in the Holocaust

Please join the Jewish Federation’s Community Relations Council (JCRC) for the fourth session of our 2017 Speaker Series on Thursday evening, March 23 in Sam Lerner Center for the Arts at 7 PM. We will be joined by Middle East Terrorism Expert, Micah Halpern, who will address the Regional Turmoil Challenge: Influence of ISIS on Palestinian Israeli Conflict and Israeli Arab Minority.

Micah D. Halpern is a columnist and a social and political commentator. Halpern’s most recent book, “Thugs,” spent time on Amazon’s list of bestsellers.

He is also the author of “What You Need To Know About: Terror.” Micah is a frequent analyst on network television and radio. He hosts the weekly feature, “A Safer World,” on USA Radio Network and the daily one-minute feature “I’ve Been Thinking” on Town Square Media Network. As well as being a syndicated columnist and well-known commentator, Micah is an educator and historian. He lectures frequently, both in… Continue reading