Aug

26 2020

JFED National Program - Preserving a Place of Terror: Birkenau

11:50AM - 1:00PM  

Contact Roberta Clark
4058483132
roberta@jfedokc.org

featuring

Wojciech Soczewica, Director General of the

Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

interviewed by club member Michael Traison

Wednesday, August 26/ 11:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. CDT

 

Lunch@65West invites you to join us when the Union League Club of Chicago and The Standard Club again welcome Wojciech Soczewica, Director General of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation. 

 

Director General Soczewica returns to complete his discussion of the Auschwitz-Birkenau network of 20 camps with club member Michael Traison.  Part 1 explored Auschwitz, its buildings, and the events that took place there.  Part 2 includes a detailed discussion of Birkenau’s physical plant and its role in “The Final Solution,” complete with real-time livestream.  d its role the events that occurred there, its continuing importance in contemporary life – especially in light of last year’s global increase in anti-Semitic attacks, and the mission of the Foundation to preserve Auschwitz-Birkenau for future generations. 

 

Zoom link to be published soon.