The Holocaust Documentation & Education Center is pleased to share the following program from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum:

Program:     “Piecing Together One Family’s Holocaust History Global Film Screening and Live Discussion”

Platform:     This program will take place online.

Registration is required. To register please click here.

Michael Grunbaum (later Gruenbaum) with his mother, Margaret, 1930. US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Michael Gruenbaum

July 13 – 27 | Global Film Screening
Register for the discussion below and receive complimentary, on-demand access to watch The Seven Boxes, a documentary about Dory Sontheimer, whose parents escaped Nazi Germany and raised her Catholic. After their deaths, she followed their trail of letters, photographs, and documents and discovered relatives in six countries.

July 20, 7 PM ET | Live Discussion
Join us to explore this inspiring story, and how preserving Holocaust evidence and researching our own family trees can deepen understanding of history.

Judith Cohen, retired Chief Acquisitions Curator, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Michael Gruenbaum, Author, Somewhere There Is Still a Sun: A Memoir of the Holocaust, donor of artifacts to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and cousin of Dory Sontheimer

With video remarks from
Dory Sontheimer, subject of the documentary Les Set Caixes (The Seven Boxes)

Bianna Golodryga, Senior Global Affairs Analyst, CNN

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