“To greet the dawning after night:” Examining Creative and Intellectual Expression in the Holocaust to Rethink Jewish Historiography
West Point Press
"On December 14, 1941, the highly educated and musically gifted Michael Flack arrived at the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia. Famine, disease, and unpredictability were the norm in this unique and wretched location. The threat of deportation and uncertainty of survival loomed over the heads of Flack and the rest of these unfortunate prisoners, as their lives became wrought with the dehumanizing conditions orchestrated by the Nazis. Miraculously, however, Flack found himself immersed in Theresienstadt’s rich and vibrant culture of artistic and intellectual expression..."
Coleman, Robert. ““To greet the dawning after night:” Examining Creative and Intellectual Expression in the Holocaust to Rethink Jewish Historiography.” West Point Undergraduate Historical Review. Volume 13 (Spring 2023): 115-140.