inSIGHT's I•SERIES, with the generous support of presenting sponsor Goldman Sachs and numerous other sponsors, returned with resounding success last season, drawing large crowds. Our engaging programs featured thought-provoking documentaries and dynamic speakers:
"My Name is Sara":
Steven Oritt's film revealed the gripping story of a young Jewish girl's fight for survival during the Holocaust, celebrating themes of resilience and the indomitable human spirit.
"Resistance: They Fought Back":
Paula S. Apsell's captivating documentary segment illuminated the courageous individuals who resisted oppression during World War II. It highlighted their acts of bravery and defiance in the face of overwhelming odds.
"The Heroism of Irene Gut Opdyke":
Jeannie Opdyke Smith shared the inspiring account of her mother, Irene Gut Opdyke, a WWII hero and a Righteous Gentile. Irene's courageous actions, including sheltering Jewish refugees, underscored the remarkable impact of individual kindness in times of adversity.
"The Nazi Conspiracy":
Brad Meltzer graced our stage, blending humor with a powerful theme: the legacy we leave behind and how we want to be remembered. He also provided insights into his latest bestseller, "The Nazi Conspiracy." These enlightening events enriched our community's understanding of history and the human spirit.