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Spiritual and Physical Resistance During the Shoah
Spiritual and Physical Resistance During the Shoah

Wed, Mar 15


Holocaust Museum LA

Spiritual and Physical Resistance During the Shoah

Jewish children, women, and men fought back – from reciting the Exodus story from memory on Passover to blowing up a crematorium at Birkenau. A program in partnership with StandWithUs.

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Mar 15, 2023, 6:30 PM PDT

Holocaust Museum LA, 100 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA


Despite the threat of punishment or death, Jews secretly practiced religious rituals or studied sacred texts, which many knew by heart. Others rose up in armed rebellion, outnumbered but determined, while young children acted as couriers for the resistance, risking their lives to pass messages.  In the face of destruction, hope was never lost. 

Featuring: Rabbi Moshe Cohn, Head of the Jewish World Section, International Seminars and Jewish World Department, International School for Holocaust Studies, Yad Vashem

Join StandWithUs and Holocaust Museum LA for an evening of learning, inspiration, and honoring heroism in the face of evil.


The Holocaust Education Center at StandWithUs seeks to help teens and young adults educate themselves about the consequences of hate and bullying, and the importance of learning from the murder of six million Jews during World War II. They offer responses to incidents of Holocaust denial and swastika graffiti and have developed a comprehensive menu of preemptive, engaging, and user-friendly presentations for teachers. StandWithUs can deliver these presentations to schools during the academic year without requiring teachers to be trained in advance. They offer 23 interactive presentation options to engage students of diverse backgrounds and interests, including learning through classic PowerPoint, online and/or in-person presentations through photography, psychology, film, and/or art.

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