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The Lodz Ghetto Children and the Legend of the Prince

Lecture: Dr. Irena Kohn Takes Us Inside the Lodz Ghetto

Dr. Kohn wrote her doctoral dissertation at the University of Toronto (2008) on literary and artistic witness accounts of the Lodz Ghetto. Her work included analysis of secret photos taken by ghetto prisoners Grossman and Ross, currently on exhibit at the Dallas Holocaust Museum. The Lodz Ghetto, in central Poland, served as a prison for more than 200,000 Jews during the Holocaust. Dr. Kohn’s talk will focus on songs, photographs and presentation albums created by inmates of the ghetto. She…
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SPECIAL GALLERY EXHIBIT, FACES OF THE GHETTO IS OPEN NOW

SPECIAL GALLERY EXHIBIT, FACES OF THE GHETTO IS OPEN NOW

Faces of the Ghetto: Their Lives Are Our Lessons. Within months of the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939, the Germans established a ghetto in the city of Łódź and forced more than 160,000 Jews to move there. The Łódź Ghetto was overcrowded and unsanitary. Starvation quickly set in as conditions became unbearable. The Łódź Ghetto’s Jewish Council hired Mendel Grossman and Henryk Ross, Jewish photographers and inhabitants of the ghetto themselves, to take clandestine photos of Jews…
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HUMAN RIGHTS PANEL DISCUSSION

The Annual Holocaust and Human Rights Educator Conference will take place on August 4th and 5th. On the evening of the 4th the Museum will host a Human Rights Panel discussion introducing survivors of genocides and other human rights atrocities. The panel discussion is open to the public. Join us 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend.