Leonard Wolinsky Lectures on Jewish Life & Education explores film ‘1945’

The Israel & Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University will host the annual Leonard Wolinsky Lectures on Jewish Life & Education on Sunday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m.

The Wolinsky Lectures this year will be dedicated to the Hungarian film 1945. One of the most important Jewish movies of recent years, 1945 looks at the effect the return of two Jews to their hometown in Hungary following the Holocaust has on the non-Jewish population. Secrets are revealed, and lives are forever changed.

The movie will be introduced by Peter Reich, one of its producers. Following a viewing of the film, Reich will join a panel of experts to debate and engage with the audience in a discussion of 1945.

The event will be held at the Tribute Communities Recital Hall, Accolade East Building, York University.