No Place On Earth

When: Today - 6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Where: Clifton Park - Halfmoon Public Library, 475 Moe Road, Clifton Park, NY 12065
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Clifton Park Chabad invites you to a screening of

NO PLACE ON EARTH

a Holocaust Documentary that is an extraordinary testament to ingenuity, willpower and endurance against all odds

Monday April 24th 6:30pm

at the Clifton Park-Halfmoon Library

RSVP 495-0772  info[at]cliftonparkchabad.com

 

In 1942, 38 men, women and children slide down a cold, muddy hole in the ground, seeking refuge from the war above in a pitch-black underground world where no human had gone before. These five Ukrainian Jewish families created their own society where young men bravely ventured into the harrowing night to collect food, supplies and chop firewood. The girls and women never left; surviving underground longer than anyone in recorded history. Held together by an iron-willed matriarch, after 511 days, the cave dwellers, ages 2 to 76, emerged at war’s end in tattered clothes, blinded by a sun some children forgot existed. Despite all odds, they had survived.

The remarkable true story of NO PLACE ON EARTH starts out as a mystery. While exploring some of the longest caves in the world in southwestern Ukraine in the 1990s, American caver Chris Nicola stumbled onto unusual objects…an antique ladies shoe and comb, old buttons, an old world key. Was the vague rumor true, that some Jews had hid in this cave during WWII and if so, had any survived to tell their tale? 67 years later, Chris leads four of the survivors back to Ukraine to say thank you to “the cave.”

 

Photos

Back to events list

Incorrect info on this event listing or page? -- please email

Event times and information subject to change and not guaranteed.

Connect With Us