Join The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human Rights for a special virtual presentation, Letters from Anne and Martin, in honor of Black History Month. Letters from Anne and Martin a two-person show that highlights the parallels between Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. This powerful and unique program will feature actors reading the words from two of history’s most eloquent, iconic voices who each struggled to maintain hope for humanity in the face of hatred.
This virtual event is in partnership with Anne Frank Center USA, Mark Schonwetter Holocaust Education Foundation, and Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center.
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The Jewish experience between 1914 and 1948 begins and ends with war. In 1914, WWI began, a watershed in both European and Jewish history, as it marked the end of four great empires: the Tsarist, Ottoman, Austro-Hungarian, and German Reich.