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Trudy Gold
Ben Hecht and The Bergson Group

Tuesday 30.01.2024


Ben Hecht, one of the greatest writers in the history of Hollywood, explained his relationship with The Bergson Group with the remark, “I bumped into history.” Against the backdrop of the murder of the Jews in Europe, this talk explores the actions of the Irgun in America as they tried desperately to alert the public to the almost unimaginable atrocities overseas.

Trudy Gold

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Trudy Gold was the CEO of the London Jewish Cultural Centre and a founding member of the British delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Throughout her career she taught modern Jewish history at schools, universities, and to adult groups and ran seminars on Holocaust education in the UK, Eastern Europe, and China. She also led Jewish educational tours all over the world. Trudy was the educational director of the student resources “Understanding the Holocaust” and “Holocaust Explained” and the author of The Timechart History of Jewish Civilization.