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Public Lecture: Reading Signs of the Times: Jewish Responses to Persecution, 1938-1940, USHMM, Washington DC, 11 October 2011, 2-4pm


USHMM LECTURE: Reading Signs of the Times: Jewish Responses to
Persecution, 1938-1940

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011; 2-4 p.m.

Helena Rubinstein Auditorium
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW
Washington, DC 20024

The Museum's groundbreaking book series Jewish Responses to Persecution,
1933-1946 illuminates the Jewish perspective on the Holocaust through the
voices of the victims. Volume II (1938-1940) explores the Jewish response
to the aftermath of Kristallnacht, the beginning of the war, and the first
years of the ghettos in Poland. Editor Alexandra Garbarini, Associate
Professor of History at Williams College, and Museum survivor volunteers
will present a reading and discussion of the diaries, letters, and other
materials in this volume.

Reservations are requested; RSVP online at:
http://www.ushmm.org/events/responses2011

For more information about the series, please see:
http://www.ushmm.org/research/center/lifedestruction/