From Bialystok to Palestine

The Holocaust Living History Workshop presents:

From Bialystok to Palestine

After passing through several concentration camps Ben Midler went to Palestine where he joined the Jewish underground army. He describes life on the frontlines and explains what prompted him to emigrate to the United States.  Check out Mr. Midler’s book– The Life of a Child Survivor from Bialystok, Poland

Ben Midler and his family before immigrating to the US in 1959

Ben Midler and his family before immigrating to the US in 1959

Join us on Wednesday, February 9th, 5  – 7 pm in the S&E Events Room in the Science & Engineering Library in the Geisel Library building
Open to the public. Refreshments will be served

For more information, please contact Susanne Hillman, the program coordinator, at or 858-534-7661

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2 comments for “From Bialystok to Palestine”

On February 9, 2011, 6:33 PM Angela said:

This was such a remarkable event. Thank you for bringing Mr. Midler here to speak to us and give us a first hand account of what really went on. I just checked out his book and cannot wait to read it. Please keep events like this coming!

On February 14, 2011, 2:55 PM gasingh said:

Thank you for coming! The Holocaust Living History Workshop program hosts the “Living with History” speaker events every quarter.

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