Through arresting photographs, Beyond the Shadows (Aperture, 2019) chronicles the Nazi occupation of Denmark and highlights the work of non-Jewish Danes who moved Jews to safety. This excerpt will be featured in the fourth issue of Paper Brigade, forthcoming in February. Preorder the issue here.
Judy Glickman Lauder is a photographer, humanitarian, and philanthropist. Her books include Upon Reflection: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman (2012), as well as a book on the work of her father, For the Love of It: The Photography of Irving Bennett Ellis (2008). Her work is held in private collections and public institutions around the world, including the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC; and Danish Jewish Museum, Copenhagen. Glickman Lauder’s work is the subject of two traveling exhibitions, Holocaust: The Presence of the Past and Resistance and Rescue: Denmark’s Response to the Holocaust, which have been shown at more than 150 institutions around the world.
Elie Wiesel was one of the most influential voices for remembering and understanding the Holocaust. A Nobel Laureate, he was the author of more than fifty books, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz and Buchenwald. He died in 2016, at the age of eighty-seven.
Michael Berenbaum is director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust, American Jewish University, Los Angeles. He played a leading role in the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, and the content of its permanent exhibition. Berenbaum is also a rabbi, the author of numerous books, and executive editor of the twenty-two volume Encyclopaedia Judaica, 2nd edition (2006).
Judith S. Goldstein is an author, a historian, and a human rights leader. She holds a PhD in history from Columbia University. In 1997, she founded the international educational organization Humanity in Action.