"Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History"

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Professor and author Selma Leydesdorff will launch hew book "Sasha Pechersky: Holocaust Hero, Sobibor Resistance Leader, and Hostage of History" detail Pechersky’s role in the Sobibor escape, the official silence in the Eastern bloc and ideological refusal to acknowledge the suffering of Jews at Sobibor, and the ways in which people gradually became aware of the truth. In conversation with Professor Marion Kaplan (Skirball Professor of Modern Jewish History at NYU).

Free with Museum admission; registration recommended

WHEN AND HOW OFTEN

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

EVENT LOCATION

Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

MAIN EVENT PHONE

646-437-4202

PRICING INFORMATION

Free with Museum admission ($12, $10 Senior, $7 Student)