Occupied Poland’s Jewish Ghettoes were home to creatives – painters, writers, musicians and actors who continued to produce art in spite of their circumstances.
Joanna Ostrowska, author of a book about gay people during World War II, talks about why it is crucial to honour the memory of LGBT people in Poland.
Michel Laub – author of “Diary of the Fall”, among other books – talks about inheriting trauma, the situation of Jewish people in Brazil, and the mechanisms of violence.
Viktor Frankl, the founder of logotherapy, is a key figure in existential and humanistic psychotherapy. He was also a Holocaust survivor.
Israeli author David Grossman talks about the importance of childhood, the role of the writer, and his father’s memories of Poland.
Nancy Spielberg and Anna Różalska, the producers of the film “Who Will Write Our History”, talk about the little-known history of Jewish social activist Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes archive.
One day, six-year-old Helena is gifted a ‘magical’ armband by her friend Tomek. But the armband has some unexpected effects... An excerpt from the book “Kotka Brygidy” [Brygida’s Cat], set in wartime Warsaw.