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Virtual Lunch & Learn – Armed Resistance: The Case of the Minsk Ghetto
September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pmFree; Registration Required
Resistance to the Nazi regime took on many forms and expressions across ghettos in former Soviet-occupied territories. Log in to Illinois Holocaust Museum’s virtual program with Professor Elissa Bemporad, Jerry and William Ungar Chair in East European Jewish History and the Holocaust at Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY, as she shares stories of armed resistance in the Minsk ghetto. The program will also explore how geography and politics shaped the Jewish response to extermination.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about how to access the program.
This program is part of a series exploring armed resistance during the Holocaust, made possible with the generous support of Harvey L. Miller and Jack Miller, in loving memory of their parents, Ida and Ben Miller, and their brother, Arnold Miller.
Community Partner: Holocaust Community Services CJE SeniorLife
The next program in this online series, “Against All Odds: Armed Resistance in Auschwitz,” will take place on October 8, 2020 at 6:30 pm (CDT) with Robert Jan Van Pelt, internationally recognized authority on the history of Auschwitz.