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A single photograph—an exceptionally rare “action shot” documenting the horrific murder of a Jewish family—drives a riveting forensic investigation

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


0n October 6 at 7 P.M., E.T., in conversation with Ramapo College librarian Christina Connor and Gross Center Director Michael A. Riff, Dr. Wendy Lower will share the gripping story of the photograph she discovered at the U.S. Holocaust Museum taken at the moment of the horrific murder of Jewish woman by a Ukrainian collaborator during the Holocaust. The image is at the center of Dr. Lower’s most recent book, The Ravine: A Family, A Photograph, A Holocaust Massacre Revealed, published in February 2021 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  In addition to Ramapo College’s Gross Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studie, the event’s co sponsors are the Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Center of Queensborough Community College/CUNY, The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point and the Florida-based Gross Family Center for the Study of Antisemitism and the Holocaust.