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Jan 27

JTalk this week: Yda Walt talks on holocaust exhibition Where is Kovno?

Yda Walt will speak about her exhibtion Where is Kovno?, which will open at the new Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre (JHGC).  The exhbition explores the tragedy of the genocide of Lithuanian Jewry, many of whom shared close ancestral links with the South African Jewish community.  Lithuanian Jews, Litvaks, had lived besides their neighbours for hundreds of years. During WW2, almost the entire community was murdered  and buried in over 200 mass killing sites scattered throughout the country.

Please respect our speakers by being on time for the talk.