The Auschwitz Camp Working Group and 27 January in the GDR

Lecture by Alexander Walther with music by Jalda Rebling (in German)

27 January marks the anniver­sary of the Red Army’s liberation of the Auschwitz concen­tration camp in 1945. Just before this day of comme­moration, historian Alexander Walther will give a lecture hosted by the Jewish Museum Berlin, with a musical perfor­mance by Chasan Jalda Rebling.

Past event

Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
(Opposite the Museum)

Black-and-white photograph: People holding signs in the air at a demonstration in front of the ruins of Berlin Cathedral.

Demonstration of the victims of fascism in Berlin’s Lustgarten, 1947, © Deutsche Fotothek, photo: Abraham Pisarek

Alexander Walther will speak on the comme­moration of 27 January in the GDR and the role of the camp working groups within the “Committee of Anti-Fascist Resis­tance Fighters”.

Jalda Rebling initiated and led the Days of Yiddish Culture, a project of the UNESCO World Decade for Cultural Develop­ment, which took place on 27 January from 1987 to 1997.

Where, when, what?

  • WhenThu 25 Jan 2024, 7 pm
  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium
    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)
    See location on map
  • Entry fee

    6 €, reduced rate 3 €

  • Language German

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