Thursday, December 8, 2022

Watch Live Program | Hope during the Holidays



While hiding from Nazi persecution of Jews, two-year-old Norbert Obstfeld and his mother, Lea, celebrated Christmas with their rescuers. Teenager Gerda Weissmann fashioned a menorah out of potatoes to observe Hanukkah at the Bolkenhain forced labor camp.

Join us to discover how people engaged in spiritual resistance during the Holocaust by commemorating the holidays.


Friday, December 9, 9:30 a.m. ET
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Facebook page


Hope during the Holidays



Dr. Lindsay MacNeill, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Dr. Edna Friedberg, Historian, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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You do not need a Facebook account to view our program. After the broadcast, the recording will be available to watch on demand on the Museum’s Facebook and YouTube pages.

Photo: Norbert Obstfeld (right) poses next to a Christmas tree with Raymonda Verhage, the daughter of his rescuers, in December 1943. USHMM, courtesy of Norbert Vos




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