The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz-Birkenau A View From the Inside
An evening with photojournalist and author, Ann Weiss, Ph.D.
On Saturday evening February 3rd, following Havdallah at 6:00 pm, Dr. Ann Weiss will give us an inside view of the photos Hitler never wanted anyone to see. These are the powerful personal photos Jews brought with them to Auschwitz-Birkenau, when they believed they were going to be worked—not murdered. Because Hitler said Jews were sub-human, there was a secret Nazi edit destroying all these personal photographs. Millions of beautiful photos were carried by Jews to all the slave labor and death camps —and millions were destroyed. As far as anyone knows only this one cache of photos survived—hidden, and saved, by members of the Jewish Underground!
With personal anecdotes and screening a montage of the photos, themselves, Dr. Weiss will share fascinating stories of how these photos were discovered, who carried them to Auschwitz, why they were kept hidden for decades from the world, and the amazing tales of the individual people featured in the photographs—as well as the story of their di
Copies of Weiss’ book The Last Album: Eyes from the Ashes of Auschwitz Birkenau will be available for purchase.
We invite you to join us for this unique and uplifting program. Open to the entire community. Free to attend. Donations will be welcomed.