The Jewish-American author Alvin Gilens presents his new book “Reconciling Lives”. This book features the stories of young German volunteers sent by Action Reconciliation Service for Peace (ARSP) to the US, Great Britain, Czech Republic and Israel, and the relationships they built with Holocaust survivors during a year of service.
Heritage Matters: Food, Fire, & Family was a cultural demonstration event, where participants learned about German and Japanese traditions.After the demonstrations all joined at the table for food tasting from both cultures and a conversation about family meals.
We're spending part of today's program exploring why we game and what games say about the cultures that play them.Jay Tummelson really likes German board games. It was his idea to bring the popular German game "Settlers of Catan" to the American market.