27 2020

6 PM JFCA Etty: A One-Woman Play

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem 3525 Cloverdale Road
Montgomery, AL

Etty is a touring one-woman play based on the diaries and letters of Etty Hillesum, adapted and performed by Susan Stein. Directed by Austin Pendleton.

Using only Etty Hillesum’s words, Susan Stein brings us to 1941 when Esther “Etty” Hillesum, a young Dutch Jewish woman, is living in Amsterdam. Etty’s words, insights and beliefs reach out from the Holocaust and allow us to see the power of hope and individual thought in the most extreme circumstances. In her gentle yet forthright way, Etty asks us not to leave her at Auschwitz but to let her have a bit of a say in what she hopes will be a new world.


The program is co-sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Central Alabama, The Alabama Holocaust Commission, Agudath Israel Etz Ahayem and Temple Beth Or.

Wine and cheese reception following the program.
There will be copies of Etty Hillesum's diaries available for purchase.

Admission is free. Please RSVP at 334-281-7394 or office@agudathmontgomery.com