University of Minnesota
Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies


Jozef Szajna

Jozef SzajnaJozef Szajna. Szajna, a Polish Catholic survivor of Auschwitz and Buchenwald was one of the most important theatre director and artist in Poland whose work dealt with the memory of the Nazi period and the Holocaust. Szanja's theater production "Replika," is a commentary of the horrors of war and what it reduces humanity to. Szajna passed away at the age of 86 in 2008.