Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt at a private screening of the film Uprising with the film's director Jon Avnet
Dr. Michael Berenbaum and the Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation (JPEF) invite you to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Revolt at the private screenings of the film Uprising, in either Los Angeles or New York City, together with the film’s director Jon Avnet, and stars from the film.
Monday, April 16th – 6:30 PM Ray Kurtzmann Theater, Creative Artist Agency - Los Angeles
Sunday, April 22nd – 3:00 PM Directors Guild of America Theater, New York City
After each screening, there will be a conversation and Q&A with Mr. Avnet, who co-wrote the film with Paul Brickman. Holocaust Scholar Michael Berenbaum will join the conversation at the New York Screening.
JPEF will be introducing a classroom study guide for use with the film and will distribute classroom versions of the film (on DVD), and study guides. to all attending educators.
Reserve your space here:
I will attend the Los Angeles Screening - April 16th 6:30 PM
I will attend the New York City Screening - April 22nd 3:00 PM
We hope to see you at one of these free screenings.
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Q: Hello my name is Joshua i would like to know what rifle or weapon that was carried by yall im doing a realistic fiction book and would like to know what weapon was carried on average.
A: Starting in December of 1942 I carried two weapons - a rifle and a revolver, both of which were locally available and likely Polish made. Later on, In July of 1943, we received a shipment of Arms from the Red Army via parachute drop. From then on, I began carrying a 'Pe-Pe-Sha' soviet machine gun, a German Luger and 2 hand grenades.
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Q: What was the social hierarchy like in these partisan groups
A: In Russian partisan brigades, different units may have had different protocols, especially the all-Jewish Bielski Otriad. In the Stalinskaya Brigade that I was a part of, many of the partisans had been commanding officers in the Russian Army or were escaped POWs. They generally assumed the positions that they held in the Russian Army. Each brigade had a commanding officer who would appoint battalion heads. All officers were appointed, but you could rise through to other positions like being a scout by volunteering. There was antisemitism in my unit and they treated the Jews a bit differently. Because I was young and Jewish, I had to prove myself.
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