Father Patrick Desbois – Book Fair Keynote Speaker
5200 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
Father Patrick Desbois
Author of In Broad Daylight: The Secret Procedures behind the Holocaust by Bullets
Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 2 p.m.
The Detroit Film Theatre, located at the John R Entrance of the Detroit Institute of Arts
Father Patrick Desbois has devoted his life to researching the Holocaust, fighting anti-Semitism, and furthering relations between Catholics and Jews. Father Desbois is the founder and president of Yahad-In Unum, a global humanitarian organization dedicated to identifying and commemorating the sites of Jewish and Roma (Gypsy) mass executions in Eastern Europe. His book,In Broad Daylight, documents mass killings in seven countries formerly part of the Soviet Union that were invaded by Nazi Germany.
Refreshments and book signing following talk.
Presented by the Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus. Co-sponsored by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit and KeyBank.
You can purchase tickets at www.dia.org/desbois