Program Description: The Jaffa family has deep roots in Jacksonville as four generations have lived here. Hear from 2nd Generation Holocaust Survivor, Irene Jaffa, and 3rd Generation Holocaust Survivor, Andrew Jaffa as they recount the story of their family's holocaust experience and the ongoing impact across the generations. Irene's mother was the 1st Holocaust Survivor to speak to school groups in Jacksonville. Irene and Andrew have followed in her footsteps and will give insight into the importance of Holocaust Education and engage in an open conversation with the audience.
This program was made in partnership with LJD Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS).
This program is in connection to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Americans and the Holocaust traveling exhibition which will be in the Main Library from September 6 – October 12, 2023.
All attendees must enter at the Laura Street entrance and will be directed to the program on the 4th floor. Street parking is free after 6pm and paid parking is available in the Duval Street garage.
Register to save your seat. Registration must be completed two hours prior to the start time. A library card and PIN are required for registration. If you do not have a card, click HERE to obtain one.
Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1–2 business days to process. Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please ask for Learning Services at 255-2665 or email JPLPrograms@coj.net.