17 2020

CSP: Our People: Discovering Lithuania's Hidden Holocaust

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Merage JCC 1 Federation Way
Irvine, CA 92603

Contact Arie Katz
(949) 682-4040

Our People: Discovering Lithuania's Hidden Holocaust
Ruta Vanagaite and Efraim Zuroff

Ruta Vanagaite, one of Lithuania's greatest living writers, is the best-selling author of Mūsiškiai (“Our People; Journey with an Enemy”), co-authored with world-famous Israeli Nazi-hunter and Holocaust historian Dr. Efraim Zuroff, Zuroff, an American-born Israeli historian, has played a key role in bringing indicted Nazi and fascist war criminals to trial. The book deals with the role of Lithuanians in the Holocaust crimes. At 19,000 copies sold, it became a runaway bestseller and has deeply affected public discourse on the Holocaust in Lithuania, inspiring a search for truth on this subject among many young Lithuanians.

Sponsor: Community Scholar Program (CSP)