Bearing Witness: Eugen Schoenfeld (Czechoslovakia)

December 9, 2018 Atlanta Free 0

Eugen Schoenfeld, Ph.D (Czechoslovakia)

 

Brutalized by Nazis, beaten and humiliated, Eugen survived the Holocaust in the notorious camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Dachau. Yet after the war, when given the chance to kill one of the most brutal guards, he refused. What powers led Eugen to give up hostility to his enemies? The former Chair of the Department of Sociology at Georgia State University, Eugen will reflect on this question and other aspects of rebuilding life from the brink of destruction.
Event Details
Guided tours of our Holocaust Gallery will be given at 12:30 PM. Tours are capped at 75 persons in total, on a first-come, first served basis. While the tour is in session, the Holocaust Gallery will be closed from 12:30 – 2 PM.

Doors to the auditorium will open at 1:15 PM. Speakers will begin at 2:00 PM.

Free Parking is available at the museum (with free overflow parking available at The John Marshall Law School on 18th between W. Peachtree and Spring) and seating is first-come, first-served, so be sure to arrive early in order to secure your spot!

Free admission to the 2018 Bearing Witness Series is provided through a generous gift from The Sara Giles Moore Foundation.

This event is presented by The Weinberg Center for Holocaust Education at The Breman Museum and our community partner Eternal-Life Hemshech.

 

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Fact Sheet
When
Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where
William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
1440 Spring St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Price
Free
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