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Folkeuniversitetet: Jews from Denmark in the Ghetto Theresienstadt 1943-1945


26 October - 16 November 2023

The People's University

At the Ph.D. Silvia Goldbaum Tarabini Fracapane

In October 1943, while most of Denmark's Jews reached Sweden, 470 men, women and children were deported to Theresienstadt. The lectures follow their arrest, deportation, captivity and liberation as they experienced it themselves.

Silvia Goldbaum Tarabini Fracapane will publish the book in autumn 2023 The life of Danish Jews and died in Theresienstadt (Gyldendal), on which the lectures are based.

  1. October 1943: Who was arrested and why? The Jewish camp in Horserød. The four transports to Theresienstadt.
  2. Theresienstadt: Prison Life. Hunger and strategies for asking for food. Food packages from Denmark.
  3. Theresienstadt: Before, during and after the international visit in June 1944. Witnesses to the transports to Auschwitz.
  4. Out of the ghetto and to Sweden: The white buses. In Swedish quarantine. The first testimonies. Home.

There is free admission to the museum in connection with the lectures.

Team: 1025

Start date: Thursday 26 October 2023

End date: Thursday 16 November 2023

Time: At 10:15 - 12:00

Duration: 4 Thursdays

Place: Danish Jewish Museum, Christians Brygge 3, 1219 Kbh K Room: Conference room

Price: DKK 520, -

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