Warsaw Ghetto Memorial | Downtown Alliance

Warsaw Ghetto Memorial

Apr 22, 2018
2:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280
Free
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto, which began on April 19, 1943, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene at the Museum of Jewish Heritage will present a special evening featuring alumni of Camp Hemshekh, a Yiddish summer camp created by Holocaust survivors. Located in the Catskill Mountains, the camp was active from 1959 through 1978. Every summer the campers and counselors commemorated the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising with an event featuring poetry and songs, and one year this included the construction of a memorial work of art designed by a young Daniel Libeskind. In English and Yiddish with English supertitles.36 Battery Place.
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