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Exhibition “Sophie´s choice in the Czech Way“ in Denmark

Exhibition “Sophie´s choice in the Czech Way“ by the journalist and researcher Judita Matyášová is travelling around Denmark.

Sophie´s Choice In the Czech Way refers to the name of the book Sophie´s Choice by William Styron which tells the story about a Jewish mother who had to choose to save one of her two children. Just before the breakout of WW2 some Czech Jewish parents found themselves in a similar situation when they had to choose which one of their children would go to the Zionist courses preparing them for life in Palestine. Because of circumstances during the war, these 80 children never reached Palestine as it was planned but were accepted in foster families in Denmark and later fled to Sweden.

The Czech journalist and researcher Judita Matyášová has been searching for these survivors (today almost 90 years old) all around the world. She has documented this unknown chapter of Czech-Danish-Swedish history, which has been continuing to Israel, where a lot of these survivors are still alive.

For more information about the exhibition, please visit:
Sophie´s Choice In the Czech Way
Facebook: Friendship in spite of Hitler

Sophies kola


The travelling exhibition´s journey in Denmark

Vordingborg
3 - 31 March 2014
Vordingborg Bibliotek
Invitation

Media:
Sydsjællands Tidende, 28 February 2014
Sydsjællands Tidende (p.32)
Sydsjællands Tidende, 4 March 2014
Sydsjællands Tidende, 5 March 2014
Sydsjællands Tidende, 5 March 2014

Helsingør
27 January - 2 March 2014
Biblioteket Kulturværftet
The Czech Embassy´s invitation
Biblioteket Kulturværftet´s invitation
Invitation to the exhibition opening
Poster
Exhibition opening

Gilleleje
28 September - 31 October 2013
Pyramidesalen
Invitation
October´43
The Janáček Trio

Media:
Gribskov Avisen
Frederiksborg Amts Avis

Copenhagen
15 - 28 September 2013
The Jewish House
Invitation to the exhibition opening
Invitation to the exhibition

Padborg
25 June - 31 August 2013
Frøslevlejrens Museum
Invitation
Press Release

Næstved
25 April – 31 May 2013
Næstved Museum – Helligåndshuset
Invitation
Press Release
Exhibition opening

Media:
Næstved Bladet: Jensine mindes stadig den jødiske pige
Næstved-Bladet:  På flugt fra nazisterne: Zuzana reddede livet i Næstved
Næstved-Bladet: Plejebarns amerikanske datter besøgte Jensine
Lidové noviny: Osudy židovskych děti - Cesta do neznama jim zachranila život


Thisted Dagblad 6 January 2014
DR P1 Dokumentar: Jødiske børn overlevede hos danske bondefamilier


We would like to thank ŠKODA TRANSPORTATION a.s. who has had a great part in supporting the exhibition.

škoda

 

 

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S_rudstilling_om_tjekkiske_j_ders_sv_re_valg_pressemedde... 42 KB DOC (Word document) Jul 15, 2013

N_STVED_BLADET.pdf 757 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Oct 4, 2013

MAN_s006_94_Thy_Hann_0601.pdf 264 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jan 8, 2014

Sophies_valg.pdf 401 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jan 23, 2014

Ann._Auschwitz.pdf 154 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jan 23, 2014

Ann._Auschwitz.pdf 152 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jan 23, 2014

Sophie_Opening_Helsingor.doc 2 MB DOC (Word document) Jan 30, 2014

Sydsj_llands_Tidende__28._2._2014.pdf 133 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Mar 10, 2014

Sydsj_llands_Tidende_5._3._2014.pdf 118 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Mar 10, 2014

Sydsj_llands_Tidende_II_5._3._2014.pdf 101 KB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Mar 10, 2014