Making History Together Open Interest Session
Come along to this event to find out more about the Making History Together programme and ask any questions you might have!
Debra has been working in Belarus for over ten years and is a passionate advocate for Jewish community, history, heritage and identity. Debra has worked tirelessly to grow The Together Plan in order to give agency to Jewish people coming out of a traumatic past, to empower them and give them skills and self-belief to rebuild and revive. It is Debra’s mantra that together we can make a real and positive difference for a better, stronger and more cohesive Jewish landscape in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Leo LevineMaking History Together Project Coordinator
Leo is a recent Masters graduate from McGill University, having studied History. Born and raised in Austria in a Russian-speaking family, his multi-national background enabled him to connect with multiple sides of his national identity, and thanks to The Together Plan’s Youth For Youth program, he could identify with his Jewish roots in more depth. In 2019, he translated his grandfather’s book Brest of my Memory, a unique perspective of 1930s-1960s Brest. In late 2020, he built the educational program Making History Together in collaboration with Debra Brunner, providing the younger generation an opportunity to learn about the history of Jewish Belarus.