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History and Catastrophe: The Secret Warsaw Ghetto Archive of Emanuel Ringelblum

Speaker: Samuel Kassow (Trinity College)

During World War II Jews resisted not only with guns but also with pen and paper. Even in the face of death they left “time capsules” full of documents that they buried under the rubble of ghettos and death camps. The Ringelblum archive in the Warsaw Ghetto buried thousands of documents. But of the 60 people who worked on this national mission, only three survived. This will be their story.

Co-sponsors: Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center, Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, and Lux Center for Catholic Jewish Studies at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology.

Tuesday, March 8 | 7:00 p.m., Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center • 6255 N. Santa Monica Blvd.