Past Events 2021

Woman in Gold- The recovery of the Klimt painting from Austria​

The lecture will deal with Maria Altman’s journey to seek justice for her family and to restore her heritage. 60 years after she escaped from Vienna during the Second World War, she began the process of retrieving family property that had been confiscated by the Nazis, amongst the items was the famous painting by Gustav Klimt, the first portrait of Adela Bloch-Bauer, The Woman in Gold. Together with her young lawyer, Randy Schoenberg, she embarks on a massive struggle that brings them to the heart of the Austrian establishment and to the Supreme Court in the U.S.A. forcing her to deal with harsh truths about the past.

Speaker: Randy Schoenberg

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In Memoriam

A journey following the Lieben family from Prague. Genealogical research accompanied by an effort to get to know the personalities, by wandering through alleyways steeped in history. A mixture of roots, a plentiful world, and its huge destruction. 

Speaker: Liora Livni Cohen

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