“Hear Their Cry:” Understanding the Jewish Orphan Experience
Hosted By: The Center for Jewish History
To conclude two years at the Center for Jewish History, the Scholars Working Group “Hear Their Cry:” Understanding the Jewish Orphan Experience presents scholarship from four members on the following topics:
Natalia Aleksiun: Survival Strategies and Jewish Orphans during the Holocaust in Eastern Europe
Joshua C. Andy: Remembrance and Resistance: The Testimony and Memoir of Rachel Pinchsowitz Litwak
Emily Bengels: Rescue of Unaccompanied Children from Vichy France to the US: How Past Struggles Can Inform Present Efforts Ms. Bengels will be presenting on the interagency efforts to rescue unaccompanied children from Vichy, France, and bring them to the US from 1939-1942.
Katharina Menschick: The Kindertransports from Austria — Findings from Ten Oral Histories in the Leo Baeck Institute’s Austrian Heritage Collection
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