Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission Awareness - Education - Inspiration

Defiance: An Evening of Courage and Inspiration

June 4, 2013
Location: Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Ln, Austin, TX 78731
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Taken from event page:

SHE WAS 16 IN 1939, when the Germans stormed Lida, and set it on fire. Ensconced in a barb-wired ghetto, she and her family soon got word of Hitler’s master plan to annihilate the Jewish
people.

THEN ONE DAY, a gentile man brought a note advising her mother to join a partisan group.

DEFIANCE
An Evening with
Leah Johnson
member of Bielski Partisan brigade