A discussion with Judy Batalion about her new book "The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler’s Ghettos," which has already been optioned by Steven Spielberg. In it, she tells the story of Jewish women who became resistance fighters in the ghettos.
In this BookTalk, Judy tells us about the incredible bravery these women exhibited, why it took so long to center their stories, and what it means to finally remember them today.
Read Judy’s powerful essay about these resistance fighters in the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/18/opinion/sunday/Jewish-women-Nazi-fighters.html
Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z54H7oP3WU&feature=youtu.be
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