Presentations worldwide on the history of the Danish Jews
In 2018 it was 75 years ago, the Danish people stood up against the Nazis and organized an operation that led to the miraculous rescue of the Danish Jews.
To honor and commemorate this dramatic and historical event the Danish Crown Prince Frederik, Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, and Chairman of the World Jewish Congress Ronald S. Lauder attended a special event in the beautiful and newly renovated Copenhagen Synagogue on Oct. 11, 2018. Watch a short video from this event.
The founder of JEWISH COPENHAGEN Charlotte Thalmay can be invited to give her extraordinary presentation on the history of the Danish Jews in your community.
- Why did the Danish King Christian 4th invite the first Jews to settle in Denmark in 1622?
- Understand the miraculous rescue of the Danish Jews during World War II
- What is the situation after the terror attack against the Copenhagen Synagogue in 2015
Her multimedia presentation includes dramatic pictures and video clips covering these and other important topics. Charlotte will share her personal family story from WW2, as well as her traumatic experience surviving a terror attack on the Synagogue in February 2015. There will be a follow up by questions and answers.
She is the founder of JEWISH COPENHAGEN, the only Jewish incoming bureau in Scandinavia, providing tours for all kinds of tourists. She is an experienced speaker, and has played an important and active role in Jewish organizational life. She is the vice president of the Zionist Federation of Denmark.
in New York
75th Anniversary event Oct 11
The presentation is perfect for: Jewish Communities, Synagogues, Jewish organizations, schools, or even as a private event.
Charlotte has previously given presentations in New York City i.e.
- at the Rockland Community College,
- at the Thanks to Scandinavia Foundation and
- in Jewish communities in Los Angeles, Boston, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.