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Sunday, February 22 • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Brothels in the Vilna Ghetto?!?

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Join in a digital tour and exploration of the Vilna Ghetto, using revilna.org, an online project that contains more than 200 points of interest and more than 100 photographs. We'll look at inspiring and surprising aspects of life in the Vilna Ghetto, including its schools, culture, judicial system, government as well as how religion, resistance, and even basic human needs were lived out. Together we'll discuss the digital commemoration of such spaces and the entire enterprise of remembering the Shoah.

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Menachem Kaiser

Writer
Menachem Kaiser is a writer and critic living between Brooklyn, NY, and various Eastern European countries. A recent Fulbright Fellow to Lithuania, where he studies post-Holocaust memory and narrative, he has taught Creative Writing and Modern Jewish Culture at Vilnius University. His essays, criticism, journalism, and fiction have appeared in several publications including the Wall Street Journal, Slate and the New Yorker.com.  He is... Read More →


Sunday February 22, 2015 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Room 115