“Holocaust by Bullets” with Father Patrick Desbois
Date: May 04, 2016 - May 04, 2016
Time: 7:30 pm
Sponsor: Public Lectures and Events
Location: New York City
Category: Public Lectures & Events
Father Patrick Desbois, author of The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest’s Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews, in conversation with Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove of Park Avenue Synagogue
Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen, JTS, opening remarks
May 4, 7:30 pm, Park Avenue Synagogue
A Catholic priest, Father Patrick Desbois has devoted his life to researching the Holocaust, fighting anti-Semitism, and furthering relations between Catholics and Jews. Father Desbois is President of Yahad-In Unum, a global humanitarian organization he founded in 2004 dedicated to identifying and commemorating the sites of Jewish and Roma mass executions in Eastern Europe during World War II. In 2015, Father Desbois received an honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters, from The Jewish Theological Seminary.
Attendees are also invited to attend a Yom HaShoah commemoration beginning at 6:30 pm, led by Cantor Shira Lissek. PAS members will share stories of their families’ experiences during and after the Holocaust.
Park Avenue Synagogue
50 East 87th St. (enter on Madison Avenue)
New York City