Maltz Presents Women in Holocaust Exhibit
The exhibit originated in Jerusalem and is the only to focus on women's experiences in the Holocaust
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage's first exhibition of 2013 is here, honoring the memory of women in the Holocaust.
"Spots of Light: To Be a Woman in the Holocaust" began at the museum on March 19 and goes through June 9. Yad Vashem first created this exhibit in Jerusalem. It is the first to solely focus on stories of women's experiences in the Holocaust.
The exhibit features a large video installation with various images of the women involved. According to a Maltz news release, the exhibit's focus will be women who displayed courage, creativity and initiative.
It is the first exhibition of its kind, soley focusing one the female experience in such a tramatic era of Jewish history.
"The exhibit demonstrates that human beings are strong enough, even in the most difficult of circumstances, to maintain those values which are the foundation of humanity: Motherhood, friendship, faith and love," the statement reads.
The exhibit will cost $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, 12 or older. Children, ages 5 to 11, get in for $5 and children under 5 can enter for free.
Brandon Baker contributed to this report.