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Who Will Write Our History?

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Who Will Write Our History?


2019 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

Who Will Write Our History?

Who Will Write Our History?

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Boston University Photonics Center
8 Saint Mary’s Street, Boston, MA 02115
Street parking is available.
12:00 p.m. Reception • 1:00 p.m. Film • 2:30 Panel Discussion

Co-Sponsored by the Jewish Cultural Endowment and the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies at Boston University, with promotional support from Boston Jewish Film

In November, 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary. Written, produced and directed by Roberta Grossman and executive produced by Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History mixes the writings of the Oyneg Shabes archive with new interviews, rarely seen footage and stunning dramatizations to transport us inside the Ghetto and the lives of these courageous resistance fighters. They defied their murderous enemy with the ultimate weapon – the truth – and risked everything so their archive would survive the war, even if they did not.

Please contact newengland@ajc.org or call 617-457-8700 for more information.


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Please register for tickets by January 18, 2019.


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January 27
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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