Warsaw Ghetto Memorial: Looking at Resistance Through the Lens of Family History

Posted April 18th, 2024

North End Jewish Folk Choir performs Songs of the Ghettos and Partisans

With guest speaker Cecil Rosner

Date: Tuesday, May 7

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Ukrainian Labour Temple – 591 Pritchard Avenue (at McGregor)

Admission is free

On May 7th, 7:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian Labour Temple, the United Jewish People’s Order will present their annual program commemorating the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising of 1943. This uprising was the first such action in Nazi occupied Europe during World War II. This year’s program is entitled “Looking at Resistance Through the Lens of Family History”. It will feature an address by special guest Cecil Rosner, noted Canadian investigative journalist and author of Manipulating the Message: How Powerful Forces Shape the News. The North End Jewish Folk Choir will perform six songs written by resistance fighters in the ghettos or by partisans in the forests.  Six memorial candles will be lit in honour of the six million Jews murdered by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II.