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Holocaust Memorial Center hosts “Speaking Truth to Power: The White Rose Student Anti-Nazi Resistance” featuring author Dr. Jud Newborn
October 8, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDTFree
The Holocaust Memorial Center is hosting “Speaking Truth to Power: The White Rose Student Anti-Nazi Resistance” featuring author Dr. Jud Newborn author and dynamic storyteller Dr. Jud Newborn. The event will take place will take place online on Thurs., Oct. 8 at 7:00 p.m. EDT, broadcast live as a Zoom webinar. Registration is required at www.holocaustcenter.org/October.
During the program, Newborn will use stirring music, powerful images and suspenseful storytelling to describe how two fanatical Hitler Youth leaders transformed into the greatest heroes of the German anti-Nazi resistance.
Newborn’s book, Sophie Scholl and the White Rose, is based upon extensive research and Scholl’s diary entries about her experience in the White Rose resistance. The Christian German students that comprised the White Rose resistance group wrote and distributed pamphlets about the horrific actions of the Nazis during the Holocaust, encouraging readers to stand up against the Nazis.
The program is generously supported by Robin & Leo Eisenberg, Karolyn and Arie Leibovitz, Susie and Norman Pappas, Nancy and Sam Shamie and the PNC Foundation.
The mission of the Holocaust Memorial Center is to engage, educate and empower by remembering the Holocaust. By offering important and diverse programming, visitors to the Holocaust Memorial Center understand that history is made through a series of choices and that every choice has a consequence. The goal of the Holocaust Memorial Center is to teach critical thinking and ethical decision making, inspiring individuals to choose to stand up and speak out against hateful words and acts.