EDJC 2023 > Last breath… On 16 August 1943, an uprising broke out in the Bialystok ghetto

Last breath… On 16 August 1943, an uprising broke out in the Bialystok ghetto

Keep the memory of the daredevils who rose up in the Bialystok Ghetto 80 years ago, and join us as we pay homage to their bravery and resilience. You are invited to a captivating exhibition that will show you defining moments of history, showcasing unique photos from the period of 1941 – 1943 in Bialystok.

Our carefully curated program promises an enriching experience:

🕔 17.00: Engage with Bartek Samarski, a passionate member of the Association of the Museum of Bialystok Jews, as he unveils the untold stories of life in the Bialystok ghetto. Delve into the historical archives for a truly enlightening lecture.

🕔 17.20: Discover the remarkable life of Szymon Datner through the heartfelt narration of Dr. Helena Datner (JHI). Learn about his roles as a Hebrew Gymnasium teacher, Esperantist, partisan, and extraordinary historian.

🎥 18.00: Be moved by a thought-provoking documentary that gives voice to Marian Turski, who answering the crucial question: “Why is the Jewish Museum in Białystok essential for today’s inhabitants?”

🗣️ 18.15: Dr. Tomasz Butkiewicz will deliver an inspiring speech, followed by the grand unveiling of the “Last Breath” exhibition. This remarkable showcase pays tribute to the heroes of the Białystok ghetto uprising, preserving their legacy for generations to come.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to be part of a truly meaningful event, one that will deepen your understanding of history and its relevance to the present. Join us as we come together to honor the past and shape a brighter future.

Mark your calendars and be part of this momentous occasion! Together, we will commemorate the courage, resilience, and hope that define the spirit of the Bialystok Ghetto Uprising.”

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Date Start Date: 16/08/2023

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Modlińska 6,
Białystok, Poland




Stowarzyszenie Muzeum Żydów Białegostoku

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