WWII RESISTANCE FIGHTER TO SPEAK

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Brenda Senders, a Ukrainian Jew who was a resistance fighter in World War II, will give a presentation at Northern Michigan University as part of the Holocaust Awareness Project. She will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the Whitman Hall commons area. The public is invited to attend this free event.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Senders will talk about her experiences and try to educate the public on the importance of making sure an event like the Holocaust does not happen again.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  The NMU Holocaust Awareness Project is sponsored by the Omicron Mu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society.

“The project is designed to promote awareness and prevent genocide,” said Jessica Heikkila, an international studies senior from Marquette.

Other events include a display in Olson Library of relevant works submitted by students, which will be showcased through November; a film, “The Grey Zone,” portraying life at the Auschwitz concentration camp, at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15; and a forum on confronting modern genocide, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 1. The film and forum will be in the Whitman Hall commons area.

For more information call Heikkila at 906-226-4553 or Robbie Goodrich at 906-227-2037.



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Jessica Holman
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