Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated
Lauren Bergman | Ella Milch-Sheriff
September 7 - October 25, 2023
An immersive exhibition of painting and music. Painter Lauren Bergman and composer Ella Milch-Sheriff honor young women and girls murdered in the Holocaust by using art to imagine the lives they might have led. Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated is presented in partnership with the Dr. David M. Milch Foundation.
Listen to Milch-Sheriff's composition accompanying Bergman's painting, She Dreams of Flowers.
At Brandeis, A New Holocaust Memorial Unlike Any Other, Kara Baskin, JewishBoston.com
Art exhibit at Brandeis University reimagines lives cut short by Holocaust, NBC Boston, Eli Rosenberg
Brandeis exhibit on women in the Holocaust holds chilling parallels to Israel today, The Times of Israel, Rich Tenorio.
"Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated" HBI Programs
Survivors Remember their Teenage Selves: What Testimonies Tell Us about Jewish Girls and Women in Forced Labor Camps
October 17, 2023
HBI Book Launch in the HBI Series on Jewish Women
Paired with Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated in which painter Lauren Bergman and composer Ella Milch-Sheriff honor young women and girls murdered in the Holocaust by using art to imagine the lives they might have led, Professor Holc discussed the over 3,000 Jewish girls and young women who found themselves in forced labor camps and how gender played an important role in the way they experienced the Holocaust.
Torn Fabric: Loss, Gender and the Holocaust
October 11, 2023
The Holocaust Research Study Group
Six members of the HBI Holocaust Research Study Group (HRSG), Ornit Barkai, Debra Kaufman, Laurel Leff, Rachel Rapperport Munn, Karin Rosenthal, and Sarah Silberstein Swartz, discussed aspects of their own work that intersect with the themes of the HBI art exhibition Lives Eliminated, Dreams Illuminated.
The Power of Art: Preserving Memory, Teaching the Holocaust
September 12, 2023
How can art help us better understand the Holocaust and discuss its implications for today? U.S. State Department Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Ellen Germain, Professor Barbara Wallace Grossman, Author Rachel Kadish, and HBI Director Lisa Fishbayn Joffe discuss these questions and more.