This talk will focus on female resistance fighters of the Holocaust including Zivia Lubetkin, the highest-ranking woman in Warsaw’s underground, and Vitka Kempner, a partisan leader who blew up a German ammunition train with a grenade. Dr. Lori Weintrob (Director, Wagner College Holocaust Center) will be joined by Auschwitz survivor Rachel Rachama Roth who will provide her eyewitness testimony to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The discussion will be moderated by Yiddish culture writer Rokhl Kafrissen (Tablet).

Tickets: $10, Members $8; advance registration recommended

Photo of Zivia Lubetkin courtesy of National Library of Israel as part of a collaboration project with Wikimedia Israel