Actors, including Barbara Sukowa, will perform a dramatic reading of a selection of the searing and brilliant letters in which Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem debate the responsibility of Jewish intellectuals writing about the Holocaust; directed by Jonathan Rosenberg (Artist-in-Residence at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College). The post-reading discussion will also feature Marie Luise Knott from Berlin (Editor of The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and Gershom Scholem, forthcoming from University of Chicago Press, and Unlearning with Hannah Arendt) in conversation with Professor Roger Berkowitz (Founder and Academic Director, Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College).

$12 general, $10 Museum members, $5 students