Windsor, N.J. -- As part of its efforts to teach and understand
the concepts and lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides,
the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource Center presents
"From the Warsaw Ghetto to Darfur: Photos, Text and
Commentaries" at the Gallery at Mercer County Community
College. The exhibit opens Tuesday, Oct. 12 and runs through
Friday, Nov. 5. The Gallery is located on the college's West
Windsor campus, on the second floor of the CM Building,
1200 old Trenton Road.
features a series of powerful photographs taken in the Warsaw
Ghetto during World War II, displayed courtesy of the Holocaust
Museum in Washington, D.C. Also featured are Jerry Casciano's
post-war photographs of concentration camps and survivors,
with accompanying commentaries.
group of photographs, on loan from Doctors Without Borders
pediatrician Jerry Ehrlich, M.D., were taken in the refugee
camps of Darfur during Dr. Ehrlich's service there in 2004.
Drawings by children of the camps are also included.
reception takes place Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 4:30 p.m. Both
Dr. Ehrlich and Mr. Casciano will be on hand to speak about
their experiences and photo projects.
hours are Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Thursdays, 11
a.m. to 3 p.m. Additional hours are available by special arrangement.
This exhibit is free and open to the public.
event in October is the showing of the Oscar Award-winning
film, "The Pianist" (2002), on Tuesday, Oct.
26 at 1 p.m. in the Mercer County Holocaust/Genocide Resource
Center. The center is located on the second floor of the Library
Building next to the MCCC Book Store on the West Windsor campus.
Holocaust Center hours are: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m., and Wednesdays, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Materials for
use and loan include books, videos and CDs. More about the
center's resources is available here.
information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 609-570-3355.
more about events at the MCCC Gallery here.