Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Holocaust survivor speaks to packed house at Germanna

Holocaust survivor and Virginia Holocaust Museum co-founder Jay Ipson spoke to a packed house Monday at Germanna Community College's Fredericksburg Campus in Spotsylvania as part of a GCC History Department event.
Holocaust survivor Jay Ipson speaks at Germanna's Sealy Auditorium on Monday.

Germanna Assistant Professor of History Katie Eskridge arranged to have Ipson speak. He stayed for an hour after his formal talk, answering students' questions.
He was raised in Lithuania, placed in a concentration camp at age  6 in 1941 and escaped with his parents in 1943. He arrived in Richmond with his parents in 1947, when he was 12.
Ipson has been appointed by Gov. McDonnell to his Virginia Israel Advisory Board.
He has been a board member of the Anti-Defamation League.
 A standing room only crowd heard Holocaust survivor
Jay Ipson speak during a history department event.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Awesome presentation!