The Holocaust in Poland: A Terrible yet Extraordinary History
Morning Program: Keynote speech by Associate Prof. of Modern Jewish History at the Graduate School of Jewish Studies at Touro College (NYC), Dr. Natalia Aleksiun – “The Holocaust in Poland: A Complicated History.” Followed by Stanlee J. Stahl, Executive Vice-President of The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous speaking on “The Righteous of Poland.” The next speaker will be Frances Malkin, Holocaust survivor, with excerpts from the documentary film “No. 4 Street of Our Lady,” which tells the story of Mrs. Halamajowa, a Polish farmer, who hid Fran, her mother and nine members of her family in a barn in Sokal, Poland.
Afternoon Program: Performance of “Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Story,” followed by a talk back with the cast and director, affiliated with Uniontown H.S. in Kansas where the play was written and first performed in 1999.