JG&H – Daytonians and the Holocaust: The View From Here
June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
June 5, 7 PM in the Eichelberger Forum, Dayton Metro Main Library (215 E. Third St., Dayton 45402)
Join Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History for a discussion about what Daytonians did or didn’t do in response to the Holocaust. Event features speaker Marshall Weiss.
Daytonians and the Holocaust: The View from Here
Author and Historian Marshall Weiss will explore Dayton-area responses, actions, and inactions connected to Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. This talk will include stories of how Dayton’s Jewish and German immigrant communities interacted, local news coverage of the Nazis and their Jew hatred, the German American Bund’s activities in Dayton, and how Jewish individuals and organizations in the Dayton area attempted, against the odds, to rescue Jews from Nazi Europe.