Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

Holocaust Remembrance Service at Alverno College

March 10, 2014

Holocaust Survivor Walter Reed will tell is powerful story of survival on Wednesday April 2 @ Noon in Pitman Theatre at Alverno College. Talk back to follow.

Born in 1924, Walter Reed grew up in one of 26 Jewish families in a farming village of about 1,000 people. During Kristallnacht in November 1938, when Nazi stormtroopers looted Jewish businesses and burned synagogues, Reed and his family were confronted by the brown shirts: “One morning, there was a loud knock on our front door of our house, and a bunch of brown-shirted (Nazi) party members were out there with a truck, and they yelled ‘Raus! Raus!’ ‘Raus’ in German means ‘get the hell out,’ ” he said. “They grabbed my dad and me, put us on the truck and took us to the nearby county (jail). Reed spent five days in a jail cell before being released due to his youth, but his father was sent to Dachau.

Please join us for a very powerful hour.

The event is free and open to the public.

School groups are encouraged to come. No reservations are necessary but groups of 10 or more should call to ensure seats. (See contact information below)

For more information please call or email Sue DaBaco at 414-382-6475 or sue.dabaco@alverno.edu

Community Watch

» Missing West Allis woman's body identified in South Dakota 04:16 PM

» Milwaukee man, 37, charged with sexual assault of a child in West Allis Updated:  5/27

» Roundup of Memorial Day events in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 5/27

» Greenfield man facing possible charges after threatening women with loaded gun Updated:  5/26

» 2 men sentenced in attempted carjackings in Greenfield, Oak Creek 5/25

» Light poles, electric wires down after traffic accident in Greenfield Updated:  5/25

» Body in parking lot identified as West Milwaukee man, 23 5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Death investigation after body of a man is found in West Milwaukee 5/24

» State Fair raises rescinded, converted to one-time bonuses 5/23

» Ex-Derzon Coins operator ordered to pay estate $1.2 million 5/22

» Video shows Greenfield police technique to end chase 5/21

» Review: Cream City actors connect in 'Same Time, Next Year' Updated:  5/21

» $26 million upgrade for Greenfield schools ready to go forward Updated:  5/19

» Oak Creek stuns Whitnall, 12-2, in battle of softball powers 5/19

» Input to be sought on Highway 100 project in West Allis, Greenfield 5/17

» A 'Green' exhibit to lift environs of Inspiration Studios in West Allis 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Greenfield residents react to scaled-down Edgerton Avenue project 5/17

» West Allis might switch to carts and mixing all recyclables together 5/17

» Man who chased girl in alley sought by West Allis police 5/12

» Greenfield Highlands clears plan commission, headed for council 5/11

» Two appeals so far in Greenfield concerning beekeeping permits 5/10

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A look at talented Arrowhead baseball team 5/10

» West Allis schools facilities panel to have staff, parents, citizens 5/10

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement