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11–12 Nov 2017

Crossroads and Irreversibilities of the Bohemian-Moravian Highlands History

Historical milestones in the Jewish settlement of Pacov and Černovice regions

a series of memorial events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jewish residents from Pacov and Černovice to Theresienstadt concentration camp, and the Černovice Jewish Monument’s 15th anniversary celebration

(Please note the scheduled events are in Czech only.)

Pacov, 11 Nov

memorial commemorating the 75th anniversary of the deportation of Jewish residents from Pacov to Theresienstadt concentration camp (Pacov Chateau main hall from 3pm. Refreshments will be available onsite.)

3–4pm Rodáci bez hrobu (Neighbours Without Graves): a documentary about the Pacov Jewish community before WWII and during the Holocaust

4.15–5pm And yet I live… dramatic reading of the upcoming Czech translation of Hans Bader’s memoir of the Pacov deportation

5–6pm discussion with the Holocaust survivors’ descendants Stefan Bader, Zuzana Lehner (Pachnerová), Michal Arend, and Jan Kolář (Lederer)

8–10pm Jaroslav Hutkathe singer-songwriter, activist, and former political dissident’s live performance (in cooperation with the Pakultura NGO)

Černovice, 12 Nov

Černovice Jewish Monument’s 15th anniversary celebration and the 75th anniversary of the deportation of the last Jewish residents from Černovice to Theresienstadt concentration camp (Černovice movie theatre at the main square from 10am)

10–11am Jaroslav Achab Haidler: The Jews of Černovice and the Černovice Jewish Cemetery headstones (lecture)

11–11.30am Michael Deiml: Visualizing the Invisible – 15 years of the Černovice Jewish Monument (lecture)

11.30am–12pm Paul Nemo Ermite: Pronouncing the Unutterable (author reading)

2–3pm Peter Scheiner: Naive Dreams (movie screening)

3–4pm Pavel Tychtl: Memory and Recollection – Jewish residents of Pacov and its surroundings (lecture)

Organized by:

Tikkun Pacov Synagogue Association

Černovice Jewish Monument Association