• Seeking a Way out of the Nazi Net: Experiences of Women and Girls

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    HMTC presents a Holocaust Remembrance Day lecture, Seeking a Way Out of the Nazi Net: Experiences of Women and Girls, by Dr. Debórah Dwork, an internationally renowned social historian of the Holocaust, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 7 p.m., at HMTC, Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove, NY.  Dr. Dwork is the Rose Professor of Holocaust History and Founding Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. Her presentation will explore the difficulties faced by women and girls during the Holocaust, and how gender influenced one’s experiences.

    Professor Dwork is a world authority on the Holocaust and her written works include: Children With a Star, which became the topic of a CBC documentary; Auschwitz, co-authored with Robert Jan van Pelt, was voted “Best Book” by German Book Critics and became an Emmy-nominated BBC documentary; Holocaust: A History, co-authored with van Pelt; and Flight From The Reich.  Dwork has also edited the Terezín Album of Mariánka Zadikow and A Boy In Terezín: The Private Diary of Pavel Weiner.

     Dr. Dwork serves on myriad boards, including the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. She has been the recipient of many Fellowships from such prestigious institutions as the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

    There is a suggested donation of $10. Space is limited and RSVPs are required. For more information or to RSVP please contact Lara Carignano at (516) 571-8040 x 103 or laracarignano@hmtcli.org.

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