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The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series presents: ‘Gross Aktion’: Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto’s Great Deportation 80 Year Later
Sunday, July 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
The Ghetto Fighters’ House Talking Memory Series presents:
‘Gross Aktion’: Remembering the Warsaw Ghetto’s Great Deportation 80 Year Later
Join us for the first program on Sunday, July 31st
“Before the Trains Left the Umschlagplatz”
Prof. Hanna Yablonka
Prof. Havi Dreifuss
“It is very difficult to live in constant terror” – Warsaw Ghetto on the Verge of Deportation and Death
This lecture will focus on the months leading up to the Great Deportation (summer 1942) and the days of the German Aktion itself. In this context, the grim reality of life in the Warsaw ghetto facing rumors of terror and mass murder will be presented.
Pinchas Gutter, Holocaust survivor, will give testimony on his childhood in the Warsaw ghetto.
2 PM EST | 7 PM GMT | 8 PM SAST | 9 PM Israel
This program is in partnership with Classrooms Without Borders, Johannesburg Holocaust & Genocide Center, Moreshet Holocaust & Research Center, and the Jewish Historical Institute.