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Hear Their Cry: Understanding the Jewish Orphan Experience
May 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
To conclude two years at the Center for Jewish History, the Scholars Working Group “Hear Their Cry: Understanding the Jewish Orphan Experience” presents scholarship from four members on the following topics:
Natalia Aleksiun: Survival Strategies and Jewish Orphans during the Holocaust in Eastern Europe
Joshua C. Andy: Remembrance and Resistance: The Testimony and Memoir of Rachel Pinchsowitz Litwak
Emily Bengels: Rescue of Unaccompanied Children from Vichy France to the US: How Past Struggles Can Inform Present Efforts
Katharina Menschick: The Kindertransports from Austria — Findings from Ten Oral Histories in the Leo Baeck Institute’s Austrian Heritage Collection
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