Apr

29 2019

Who Will Write Our History - Screening

 

Michigan Theater 603 E. Liberty
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-668-8397
http://www.michtheater.org

Jewish Community Center of Greater Ann Arbor and Jewish 
Federation of Greater Ann Arbor
 present 


Special Community Screening 

Commemorating Yom HaShoah

April 29 at the Michigan Theater, 7:30 pm
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In honor of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

The new documentary, Who Will Write Our History, about the secret archive of the Warsaw Ghetto, will have a community screening April 29, at 7:30 at the Michigan Theater.

Who Will Write Our History, based on Samuel Kassow’s book, is about historian Emanuel Ringelblum, who gathered a secret band of journalists, scholars, and artists imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto to collect and record the story of the war from the Jewish point of view. Known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, their goal was to defy their murderous enemy with the ultimate weapon – the truth. They risked everything so that their archive would survive, even if they did not.

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    The screening will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Professor Jeff Veidlinger, director of the U of M Frankel Center.

Free and Open to the Community
Sponsored by
Jewish Community of Greater Ann Arbor, Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor,
U of M Frankel Center for Jewish Studies, Temple Beth Emeth, Hebrew Day School