Illinois Holocaust Museum Presents: The Light of Days
The Selfhelp Home has partnered with the Illinois Holocaust Museum to offer a special virtual program…
Date: Sunday, April 11, 2021 at 3:30 PM CDT
Registration: Free to the public! Online registration is required: https://ihm.ec/lightofdays
The hidden resistance efforts of Jewish women in ghettos during Nazi occupation are one of the most extraordinary and often-overlooked stories about World War II and the Holocaust. The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos, the soon to be released book already optioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture, shares the defiance and rebellion of women who worked together and risked their lives in the fight for justice and liberty.
The Light of Days shares an essential and inspirational truth for the cultural moment we’re living in today: small but essential victories are possible.
We invite you to join us for a conversation with The Light of Days author, Judy Batalion, about female agency in World War II and the Holocaust. Don’t miss her insights about the trove of epic yet intimate resistance stories, revealing the ingenuity and tenacity of young women and underscoring how their movement was larger and more organized than recorded in the annals of history—until now.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to access the program.
This program is made possible with the generous support of Harvey L. Miller and Jack Miller, in loving memory of their parents, Ida and Ben Miller, and their brother, Arnold Miller.