Join us for the opening of “Re-Generation: Jewish Life in Poland” Exhibit including a talk with the photographer, Chuck Fishman.
An exhibition of photographs by Chuck Fishman, on display beginning September 9, 2019.
In 1977 a set of photographs by an American student, Chuck Fishman, appeared in a book entitled Polish Jews The Final Chapter. All of them had been taken in 1975 when Fishman visited Poland for the first time. They were a record of his meetings with Polish Jews living in the realities of People’s Poland: the last survivors of the Shoah and the few descendants of a community that once numbered three million and had been nearly wiped out in the Holocaust, and then further diminished by subsequent waves of post-war emigration.
Read more about the exhibit here.
Sponsored by the Permanent Chair of Polish Culture at Canisius College, Center for Polish Studies at Daemen College, JCC Cultural Arts, Buffalo Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Relations Council.