The Holocaust Living History Workshop presents:
5:00pm, January 9th, Seuss Room, Geisel Library
We are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust
7:00 pm, January 30th, JCC Astor Judaica Library
Speaker Ellen Cassedy, a scholar of Yiddish and a playwright, researches and writes about Lithuania’s genocidal past, the Soviet era, and Lithuanian hopes for the future. Her new book We Are Here is a testimony of her decade-long study of an unparalleled tragedy. This event is jointly sponsored by Miriam and Jerome Katzin, and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center. For ticket information please contact Marcia Tatz Woellner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-362-1174.
Jackie Gmach and the Sephardic Experience: Between Two Worlds
5:00pm, February 20th, Seuss Room, Geisel Library
Speaker Jackie-Gmach-Nataf was a little girl when the Germans occupied her native Tunisia. After spending several years in Israel and then in France, she moved to the US where she became active in Jewish education. She is currently at work on her memoirs. This event is sponsored by Joan and Irwin Jacobs.
From Shtetl to Shetl: A Journey Across 3 Continents
5:00pm, March 13th, Seuss Room, Geisel Library
Speaker Dr. Franklin Gaylis, a San Diego physician who grew up in South Africa, has traveled three continents in search of his family’s past in Lithuania and Latvia.
All are welcome! Refreshments Provided!
The Holocaust Living History Workshop is an outreach and education program sponsored by the UC San Diego Library and UC San Diego Judaic Studies Department.