THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
As the nation and the world pause to recall the sacrifices of those who participated in the Normandy Invasion, we reflect upon those whom they endeavored to liberate. Among them, the 204,000 men, women, and children who passed through the Łódź Ghetto in German occupied Poland during World War II, of whom just 10,000 survived.
THE PROGRAM WILL FEATURE:
• Displays of photographs, maps, and film. Books and diaries will be available for purchase.
• Procession of the Memorial Candle (Ner Zikaron) and a soloist singing Ani Maamim (Hymn of the Camps).
• Singing of the National Anthem of the United States of America.
• Scholars – A moderated panel discussion of the life, culture, industry, controversies, and liquidation of the Lôdz Ghetto.
• Silent reflection.
• Singing of the Partisan Song (Zog Nit Keyn Mot) and the National Anthem of the State of Israel (HaTikvah).
Light refreshments and a cash/signature bar will be available. Dress code: Business casual; no denim or athletic wear.
This program is complimentary, however reservations are required.
Members of the Union I-eague Club may register at www.ulcc.org.
Non-Members may register at http://Lodz70tli.eventbrite.com.
This program is presented in partnership with Anti-Defamation Isafue — Association of the Descendants of the Sltoah-Illinois — Catholic Theological Union, Fr. John Pawhkowski – Consulate Genital of the Republic of Poland – Consulate General of the State of Israel – Consulate General of Lithuania – Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany — Consulate General of Ukraine — DePaul University College of Law Centerfor Jewish Law & Judaic Studies — bundusz Mtchaela H Traisona dla Polski — Galicja Jewish Museum Krakow – Generations of the Shoah International – Haifa University — Illinois Holocaust Museum —Jewish United Fund – Piast Institute — Polish American Congress – Polish Museum ofAmerica – Polish Roman Cuttholic Union ofAmerica – Polvtsion – Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago – Simon Wiesentlutl Center – United States Holocaust Memorial Museum – YIVO Institute
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