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November 20 @ 3:00 pm

Nearly four decades since its initial release, Marvell Ginsburg’s The Tattooed Torah is widely regarded as a quintessential resource for early Holocaust education. A profound story of love, hope, and resilience, The Tattooed Torah recounts the true story of a small Torah from Brno, Czechoslovakia. This beloved illustrated book teaches the Holocaust not just as a period of destruction, but also as an opportunity for redemption.

Ginsburg’s daughter, Beth Kopin executive produced an animated short film adaptation of The Tattooed Torah. The adaptation is a three-generational endeavor that has also been passed down to Kopin’s son, Brett Kopin, who served as the film’s co-screenwriter with Marc Bennett.

Join us for a live reading, Q&A, and a short viewing of the film presented by Beth and Brett Kopin. Lois Roman, a Trustee of the Memorial Scrolls Trust (MTS), will interview the Kopins and discuss the journey of the scroll that inspired The Tattooed Torah from pre-World War II through today.

Reservations required.

Members: Free; Non-Members: Museum Admission


Illinois Holocaust Museum
9603 Woods Drive
Skokie, IL 60077 United States
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