Cameras, Jews and Germans: Helping the Persecuted During the Holocaust: A talk given by Rabbi Dr Frank Dabba Smith

October 30, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
London Inter Faith Centre
125 Salusbury Rd
London NW6 6RG
£5 with concessions
Laurence Hillel

Rabbi Frank Dabba Smith was born in California and holds several degrees in Linguistic Anthropology and Jewish studies. Frank has served since 1997 as Rabbi at Mosaic Liberal Synagogue (formerly known as Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogue).  He teaches courses on dying, death and bereavement as well as on the Holocaust to rabbinic students at Leo Baeck College.

Frank has also an academic and practical passion for photographyHe has recently been awarded a PhD from at University College London (UCL) for his work on the behaviour of the renowned camera manufacturer Ernst Leitz of Wetzlar during the Holocaust. Frank Dabba Smith’s publications include My Secret Camera (Harcourt and Frances Lincoln, 2000) and Elsie’s War (Frances Lincoln, 2003).   Recent solo photographic exhibitions include Leica Gallery (New York City, 2012), SAK-Art Museum (Svendborg, Denmark, 2012) and co-exhibiting with sculptor Jane McAdam Freud at the Priory Psychiatric Hospital (Roehampton, London, 2014).