Holocaust

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THE LIGHT OF DAYS The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos

Feb 28, 2024 7:30PM—9:00PM

Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College

Cost Free

While conducting research at the British Library, author Judy Batalion came across the 1946 book Freuen in di Ghettos (Women in the Ghettos), filled with accounts of young Jewish women who defied the Nazis. These Polish-Jewish “ghetto girls” paid off Gestapo guards, hid revolvers in teddy bears, and flirted with and shot Nazis. They distributed…

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History, Memory, and Poetry: Women in the Holocaust

Mar 29, 2024 10:00AM—12:00AM

Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101

Cost Free

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For the culmination of Women’s History Month and in conjunction with MJM’s Delet Program, “History, Memory, and Poetry: Women in the Holocaust” honors the wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters in Nazi ghettos, death camps, and Jewish resistance groups. Delet Core Consultant Anna Wrobel, a celebrated local historian, teacher, and poet, weaves poetry and family memoir…

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Nuh-Mi-Bee-Uhn: Germany’s Forgotten Genocide

Jan 28, 2024 12:00PM—2:00PM

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine 1342 Congress St Portland, ME 04102

From the Depths: Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira during the “Years of Wrath”

Nov 05, 2023 10:30AM—11:30AM

Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave, Portland ME

From the Depths: Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira during the “Years of Wrath”

Oct 29, 2023 10:30AM—11:30AM

TBE, 400 Deering Ave, Portland ME

From the Depths: Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira during the “Years of Wrath”

Oct 22, 2023 10:30AM—11:30AM

Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave. Portland ME

From the Depths: Teachings of Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira during the “Years of Wrath”

Oct 15, 2023 10:30AM—11:30AM

Temple Beth El, 400 Deering Ave, Portland ME

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