Geared to all ages and backgrounds, providing first-hand accounts from Holocaust survivors and refugees. This educational program makes life-changing impact on participants.
Upstanders: Courage in the Face of Evil honors and presents the stories of local residents who risked their own lives to protect victims of genocide during the Nazi regime of terror.
Watch the video of the 2015 Kristallnacht anniversary at
Jewish Federation's Bronfman Family JCC, which included filmed testimonies from local Survivors as well as memories recounted in person at the event.
Throughout the year the Portraits program provides special observances for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaZikaron, Kristallnacht, and more.
Portraits of Survival Contact
Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara
524 Chapala St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Hours: Mon-Thur 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Fri 9:00 am-3:30 pm, or by appointment
For Info & Docent-led Group Tours:
Samantha Silverman, (805) 957-1115
Endowment and Funding opportunities:
Cyndi Silverman, (805) 957-1115